Support the CTN

Chris Eliasmith standing in front of the Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience office doorAre you interested in helping to fund research at the Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience (CTN)?

Please contact the Director, Chris Eliasmith,  for more information.

Chris Eliasmith
Office:  Hagey Hall (HH) 331
Phone:  519-888-4567  x32638

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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.

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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.