Michael Barnett-Cowan receives Early Researcher Award

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Michael Barnett-CowanKinesiology Professor Michael Barnett-Cowan is one of 11 University of Waterloo researchers to receive an Early Researcher Award from the Ontario government to advance Ontario’s knowledge-based economy.

His work will focus on neural mechanisms of multisensory processing and aging. Most recently, Barnett-Cowan has been using virtual reality applications to recalibrate neurological disorders and to help find solutions to VR motion sickness.

The Early Researcher Awards program recognizes promising new researchers with $140,000 each to build a team.