Public Panel Discussion

Each year, to coincide with the Department of Psychiatry Research Day, the department hosts a public discussion on an important topic for researchers and the local community.

Environment, brain development, and mental health

How do environment influences affect brain development and mental health?

Join our guest speaker and a panel of local experts to learn about how events can affect the growing brain and mental health. Come hear this panel discussion and bring your questions!

With guest speaker:
Dr. Tomas Paus, Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at the University of Montreal, and Scientist at the Research Centre of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sainte-Justine

When: 7 to 9 p.m., Oct. 26, 2023

Where: The Peggy Corkum Music Room
               6181 Lady Hammond Rd.
               Halifax, NS

FREE and open to the public. No registration required.

Space is limited and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Venue information:
The Music Room is conveniently located at 6181 Lady Hammond Road in Halifax's North End, close to the MacKay Bridge and Bedford Highway. It is also accessible by Halifax Transit (Routes 7, 29 and 93).

Although parking is limited, there is some street parking on Lady Hammond Rd. and Basinview Drive. On evenings & weekends, patrons of The Music Room can park for free behind the Credit Union Atlantic Central Building at 6074 Lady Hammond Rd.


If you have any questions, email