Training and studying at the Douglas


student-montageThe Douglas Research Centre is a worldwide leader in research in neuroscience and mental health, with more than 250 publications per year and over 250 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Most of the graduate students are enrolled in MSc or PhD programs at McGill University, in particular the Integrated Program in Neuroscience (IPN) and the graduate programs in Psychiatry.

Browse through the sections in the menu on the right to learn more on how to become a student or postdoc at the Douglas, and what the Douglas can offer in terms of training and professional development. There are a lot of opportunities for trainees at the Douglas to develop their skills and knowledge by participating in scientific activities, such as weekly seminar series, scientific discussion events, a clinical observership program, etc. Our students are among the future top-leading neuroscientists and mental health specialists in Canada, as shown by the high number of prestigious awards won by Douglas students.

Also, as a glimpse on trainee experiences at the Douglas, visit our Trainee Spotlight section, where our trainees are interviewed about their training trajectory and their research.

If you need support, please consult the Student Wellness Hub, McGill’s newly-designed Service for Student Health and Wellness.