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Promotions within Cambridge Neuroscience

Aug 26, 2015

Cambridge Neuroscience would like to congratulate all of those who have been promoted with effect from 1 October 2015.

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Interdisciplinary team awarded an Allen Distinguished Investigator grant worth $1.32 million

Aug 25, 2015

Congratulations to Dr Ragnhildur Thora Karadottir et al., on being awarded an Allen Distinguished Investigator (ADI) grant worth $1.32 million.

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‘Brain training’ app may improve memory and daily functioning in schizophrenia

Aug 5, 2015

A ‘brain training’ iPad game developed and tested by Cambridge Neuroscientists may improve the memory of patients with schizophrenia, helping them in their daily lives at work and living independently.

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Big Data: Innovation in analysis, usability and curation - Early Career Researcher Event

Aug 26, 2015

This event is aimed at early career researchers, to explore the meaning and impact of working with “Big Data” as an interdisciplinary theme of strategic importance and to promote networking and collaboration opportunities for early career researchers across institutions and disciplines.

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‘Untangling Mind & Brain’ - CamBRAIN's first Brain Art Exhibition

Aug 25, 2015

On Saturday the 11th July, CamBRAINiacs came together at St Barnabas Church for our society’s first ever Brain Art Exhibition.

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Professor Barbara Sahakian on Newsnight

Aug 25, 2015

Professor Barbara Sahakian from the Department of Psychiatry discusses modafinil on Newsnight.

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How to build a better Brain - BBC Radio 4 - Listen again!

Aug 25, 2015

These 5 short programmes focus on how Exercise, Relaxation, Stimulation, Sleep and Diet can help build a better brain.

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Cambridge Neuroscience Interdisciplinary Workshop on Connectomics

Aug 11, 2015

This workshop brings researchers from many different departments and affiliated Institutes together to discuss "Connectomics"

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Only 2 weeks left until "Imaging the Nervous System"

Aug 25, 2015

Don't miss out - over 300 registered delegates, over 80 abstracts - Registration closes on September 1st 2015!

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Nora Volkow to deliver 2015 Paykel Lecture

Aug 18, 2015

Currently the director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the NIH, Professor Nora Volkow will deliver this year's Paykel Lecture in association with the Department of Psychiatry.

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Default mode network connectivity during task execution.

Aug 18, 2015

Neuroimage recently published a paper in which Cambridge researchers discussed default mode network connectivity during task execution.

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Symposium on Systems Biology of Neurodegenerative Diseases - Nov 6 - Cambridge

Aug 17, 2015

In this workshop, there will be talks and discussions on the state of the art research being carried out to unravel the biochemical pathways underlying the synaptic disorders associated with neurodegenerative diseases and in particular Alzheimer's disease as part of the AgedBrainSYSBIO project.

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Combining Cambridge Technologies for the Future of Healthcare

Aug 12, 2015

The objective of this meeting is to initiate a debate about how using and combining healthcare technologies can help to meet the known and predicted needs of our future patients.

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5th Cambridge Neuroscience Symposium - Imaging the Nervous System - Registration OPEN!

Dec 19, 2014

The "Imaging the Nervous System" symposium is an international meeting, which will take place on September 9th and 10th 2015. Registration OPEN

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Connectome Workbench | Brain networks at micro- and macro-scales | Sept 11th-12th 2015

Jul 17, 2015

Connectome Workbench brings together researchers from multidisciplinary backgrounds and aims at providing an exciting series of talks on the first day, and in-depth discussions and workshops on day 2.

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Neuroanatomy weekend workshop

Jul 31, 2015

An exciting new and interactive programme with video demonstrations of human brain dissection.

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2015 International Neuroethics Society Annual Meeting

Jul 30, 2015

The 2015 INS Annual Meeting will be held October 15-16 in Chicago, IL, a satellite of the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.

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Results from RAND bibliometric analysis on Cambridge Neuroscience

Jul 24, 2015

The findings suggest that research performance has continuously been high, and substantially above world average.

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Mitochondrial disease expert to lead Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Jul 23, 2015

Professor Patrick Chinnery, an expert in diseases that affect mitochondria has been appointed as Professor of Neurology and Head of the Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Cambridge. He will take up his appointment on 1 October.

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Restricted Call: Healthcare Technologies Grand Challenges NetworksPlus

Jul 17, 2015

The budget is up to £5 million for up to eight new networks. Awards will be for 36-48 months.

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Interpreting BOLD: a dialogue between cognitive and cellular neuroscience

Jul 13, 2015

Due to a limited number of places at this meeting, interested colleagues are asked to register their interest by visiting the meeting webpage and clicking ‘request an invitation.

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Restricted Call: ESRC Future Research Leaders 2015

Jul 13, 2015

Proposals are welcome in any topic which falls within ESRC’s remit, but they are strongly encouraging inter-disciplinary proposals, provided 50% of the proposed research falls within the ESRC’s remit.

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Brain ‘plasticity’ in rats could help scientists understand multiple sclerosis

Jul 10, 2015

Cambridge Neuroscientists along with co-investigators from Italy have managed to demonstrate in rats a phenomenon known as brain plasticity, whereby the brain recruits new networks of neurons to compensate for those damaged by disease.

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Part II Neuroscience Success

Jul 8, 2015

The Cambridge Neuroscience Prize for the best overall performance in Part II Neuroscience was jointly awarded to Ms Elizabeth Bamber (St John's College) and Mr Kevin Teo (Trinity College).

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The Neurobiology of Sleep & Circadian Rhythm

Jul 8, 2015

The focus of this conference will be on the molecular, cellular and neural networks that underlie the generation and regulation of sleep and circadian rhythms - stipends available.

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Cambridge Neuroscience Image Competition

May 13, 2015

Submit your favourite Neuroscience image for a chance to win generous prizes in the Cambridge Neuroscience Image competition in association with Abcam.

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CNS 2015 - Brain Chat - Podcast report

Jun 29, 2015

Answering key questions about brain and behaviour, from the University of Cambridge comes Brain Chat, with Hannah Critchlow reporting on exciting brain research revolutions presented at the Cambridge Neuroscience 2015 Seminar and in partnership with Actual Analytics.

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Paid volunteers required for Psychology study

Jun 30, 2015

We are looking for paid volunteers to take part in an experiment on visual attention and decision-making.

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Pint of Science 2015 - Beautiful Mind

Jun 22, 2015

Cambridge Neuroscience was proud to sponsor “Beautiful Mind”, covering topics from neuroscience, psychology and psychiatry and featuring a brilliant line-up of many Cambridge Neuroscience speakers.

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Neuroscience at the 21st Cambridge Science Festival

Jun 25, 2015

Each year, the University of Cambridge welcomes over 40,000 visitors into its historic lectures halls, museums and state-of-the art research facilities, as they explore a world of scientific discoveries and knowledge through the Cambridge Science Festival.

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Video abstract: Study suggests new treatment for impulsivity in some dementia patients

Jun 25, 2015

A study published in the July edition of the journal Brain suggests a potential new treatment for people affected by frontotemporal dementia.

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8th UK/Korea Neuroscience Symposium (Cambridge) 15th – 16th September 2015

Jun 23, 2015

The 8th UK/Korea Neuroscience Symposium will take place in Cambridge from 15th – 16th September 2015

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James Rowe appointed as Professor in Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Jun 22, 2015

Congratulations on the recent appointment of James Rowe as Professor in the Department of Clinical Neurosciences.

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Congratulations to Professor Tony Holland on award of CBE

Jun 22, 2015

Professor Tony Holland is Professor of the Psychiatry of Learning Disabilities and Head of the Cambridge Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Group in the Department of Psychiatry.

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Adel Helmy wins 2014 EANS Aesculap prize for clinical neurosurgical research

Jun 22, 2015

Adel Helmy has won the prestigious 2014 EANS Aesculap prize for clinical neurosurgical research.

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A-Level students pick Cambridge brains

Jun 4, 2015

Is drug addiction hereditary? Why do emotions dominate our earliest memories? Are robots a threat to humanity?

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Dr Ragnhildur Thora Karadottir wins Lister Institute Research Prize

May 29, 2015

Thora is based at the Wellcome Trust-MRC Stem Cell Institute and is interested in neurotransmitter signalling to oligodendrocytes and their progenitor cells. 

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European Retina Meeting 2015

May 29, 2015

The European Retina Meeting 2015 (ERM 2015) will be held in Brighton, UK
from October 01 – 03, 2015.

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Cambridge Neuroscience Seminar 2015 News Report

May 13, 2015

“The Making and Breaking of the Mind”, Friday the 20th of March marked the 27th of the long-standing Cambridge Neuroscience Seminars, showcasing the diversity and calibre of neuroscience research conducted at the University of Cambridge.

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First step in preventing neurodegenerative diseases

May 13, 2015

Research led by Anne Bertolotti has identified a novel, selective and safe pharmacological approach to boost a natural cellular defense against misfolded proteins and thus safely preventing protein misfolding diseases in mice.

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The Academy of Medical Sciences announces new Fellows for 2015

May 13, 2015

The Academy of Medical Sciences has announced the election of its new Fellows, including three Cambridge Neuroscientists.

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Volunteers required for different neuroscience research

May 13, 2015

Would you like a well-paid break from revision? or from the Lab?

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Neural Coding, Computation and Dynamics (NCCD)

May 13, 2015

The goal of this workshop is to bring together experimentalists and theoreticians who seek to understand how circuit dynamics underlies representation and function in the nervous system, and to foster real discussion.

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