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


Our infrastructure has been provided by multiple NSERC Research Tools and Instruments grants and multiple Canadian Foundation for Innovation Grants.