Join the lab!

If you are interested in joining the Cognitive Hearing Laboratory as a graduate student, applications for the graduate program in Psychology at Ryerson University will be accepted starting in Fall 2021.

Information for applying can be found here:

Students at Ryerson interested in thesis projects or summer projects, please If you are interested in joining, please send an email to Brandon Paul: btpaul [at] ryerson [dot] ca . It is helpful to also include a CV and unofficial transcript.

NB: Please note that at this time we are unfortunately unable to accept applicants who are not Canadian Citizens or Canadian Permanent Residents.

Specific projects that are available to students are i) brain correlates of selective auditory attention and audiovisual speech perception, ii) effects of hearing loss on visual perception, visual learning, and visual cognition, iii) effects of hearing loss on interpersonal communication, and iv) the relationship between hearing loss and cognitive decline in aging. The work will be done using a variety of behavioural and psychophysical methods, computational modeling, EEG, and brain stimulation (tACS, tDCS). 

The Cognitive Hearing Laboratory and Psychology Department at Ryerson believes that excellent research is necessarily diverse and we maintain inclusive environments. We especially welcome and encourage applicants from BIPOC and LGBTQ2SIA+ communities, as well as women, individuals with disabilities, and others from under-represented groups.