Individual Research Funding

We gratefully acknowledge the following agencies for making this research possible:

Canadian Institutes of Health Research


Operating Grant
“Neural Coding and Interactions for Human Brain Areas Involved in Hand Actions” 
September 2013-August 2019 
C$641,710 (C$128,342 x 5 years) for operating expenses 

Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada


Discovery Grant
" Behavioral and Neuroimaging Investigations of Perception and Action with Real-World Objects "
April 2016 - March 2021:
C$455,000 (C$91,000 x 5 years) for operating expenses

Group Research Funding

Canada First Research Excellence Fund


BrainsCAN: Brain Health for Life”, C$66,000,000 for institutional development

Co-applicants: Adrian Owen and Lisa Saksida [Co-Directors], Daniel Ansari, Jorn Diedrichsen, Stefan Everling, Mel Goodale, Ingrid Johnsrude, Ravi Menon, Terry Peters

Role: Co-Director (with Daniel Ansari) of Accelerator Internal Granting Program ($12.5M)


Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada


Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Grant (paired with a German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG) International Research Training Group (IRTG) program for student exchanges)

“The Brain in Action” 2014-2020 $1,650,000 ($300,000 x 5.5 years) (to be matched by €3,600,000, with possibility of renewal, from DFG)

Canadian co-investigators: Doug Crawford [CREATE Principal Investigator], Gunnar Blohm, Jody Culham, Brian Corneil, Mel Goodale, Laurence Harris, Denise Henriques, Doug Munoz, Niko Troje

German co-investigators: Frank Bremmer [IRTG Principal Investigator], Katja Fiehler [Co- spokesperson], Wolfgang Einhaüser-Treyer, Roland Fleming, Karl Gegenfurtner, Tilo Kircher, Wolfgang Oertel, Jörn Munzert, Anna Schubö, Gudrun Schwarzer