The Halifax Institute for Global Interdisciplinary Collaboration is an initiative of Neuroqualia Cooperative Ltd, an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO).  General email inquiries can be sent to leroy.lowe@halifaxinstitute.org


To be a world leader in professional development for universities and other organizations that are using global interdisciplinary collaboration to tackle challenges that are of great importance to humanity


To provide a world class annual conference on global interdisciplinary collaboration where universities and other organizations can share best practices and lessons learned while simultaneously creating a network of collaborative peers who can assist in international projects.


Inclusivity – we strongly believe that diverse perspectives are critically important for problem solving and learning and we welcome participation from all, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

Service – We place an emphasis on public service for the greatest benefit to the community and humanity

Continuous Learning – We embrace the importance of creativity, innovation and continuous learning as we seek to find ways to tackle societies greatest challenges

Teamwork and collaboration – We believe that inclusive, interdisciplinary teamwork, an optimistic disposition, collaboration, and determination will empower people to effect meaningful change.

Partnerships – We value partnerships and believe that our mission will be achieved with the help of many other individuals and organizations 

Integrity – We are honest and ethical. We adhere to the highest standards of professionalism and do everything we can to ensure that our credibility is never questioned. We are fully transparent as an organization and accountable to the public in all that we do.

Contact us

Leroy Lowe, Executive Director
The Halifax Institute for Global Interdisciplinary Collaboration
Forrester Hall, NSCC – Truro Campus,
36 Arthur Street, Truro,
Nova Scotia, CANADA
B2N 1X5

Tel. 1902-893-5362 
Cell 1-902-890-3070

M-F, 9:00AM 4:00PM (AST) 

Best Practices in Global Research Collaboration

29-30 May, 2023, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada