Visiting Researchers

Please contact the Director, if you are interested in being a visiting researcher. The Centre has office space, computer resources, and can help arrange for accommodations, library access, etc.

Graduate Research

Faculty members at the Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience (CTN) should be contacted directly about possible graduate supervision. Information on our unique graduate program is here.

Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) forms are available through the Graduate Studies Office (GSO) website. Faculty members at the CTN should be contacted about appropriate undergraduate projects available.

Waterloo researchers among top in Canada

Chris Eliasmith writing on a whiteboardChris Eliasmith, Director of the Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience, received the prestigious John C. Polanyi Award  and is also an inaugural member of the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists.

How to Build a Brain

Chris Eliasmith’s team at the Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience has built Spaun, the world’s largest simulation of a functioning brain. The related book is now available and for the full article Waterloo Stories.


This is a collection of coverage of work with Nengo (Neural Engineering Objects) that has appeared in the popular press recently.