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30th CINP World Congress - 3rd-5th July 2016

Feb 9, 2016

The International College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP) congress will take place in July in Korea.

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CamBRAIN - Neuroethics Panel discussion on Gaming

Feb 9, 2016

CamBRAIN: The Cambridge Neuroscience Society presents a stimulating series of neuroethics panel discussions led by young investigators with an interest and expertise in Neuroscience.

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Congratulations to Professor Alastair Compston on being appointed CBE

Jan 5, 2016

Professor of Neurology Alastair Compston was appointed CBE ‘for services to multiple sclerosis treatment’.

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Introducing the new Cambridge Neuroscience MPhil in Basic and Translational Neuroscience

Oct 21, 2015

The programme is a one-year Masters course with both taught and research components. Students selected onto the course will follow the structured MPhil in Basic and Translational Neuroscience research training.

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Spotlight on Neuroscience - From molecule to mind

Feb 4, 2016

Today, we commence a month-long focus on neuroscience. To begin, Ed Bullmore, Bill Harris and Dervila Glynn describe how this area of research is transforming our understanding of the healthy brain and promising new treatments for devastating disorders that affect millions of people.

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Postdoctoral Research Associate/Research Assistant in Behavioural Neuroscience

Jan 26, 2016

An opening is available for a Postdoctoral Research Associate/Research Assistant in Behavioural Neuroscience to join The Translational Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory (Directors: Professor Lisa Saksida and Professor Timothy Bussey) in the Department of Psychology.

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Report on a very successful 'Imaging the Nervous System' Symposium

Oct 8, 2015

This year the theme was ‘Imaging the Nervous System’, and the programme brought together a wide range of techniques to visualise and better understand the processes imaging the nervous system.

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Cocaine addiction: Scientists discover ‘back door’ into the brain

Jan 22, 2016

Individuals addicted to cocaine may have difficulty in controlling their addiction because of a previously-unknown ‘back door’ into the brain, circumventing their self-control.

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Brain waves could help predict how we respond to general anaesthetics

Jan 22, 2016

The complex pattern of ‘chatter’ between different areas of an individual’s brain while they are awake could help doctors better track and even predict their response to general anaesthesia

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CNS 2016: Registration is now open!

Jan 11, 2016

This promises to be an excellent day with an outstanding programme, poster exhibition and conference dinner at Downing College. Don’t miss out and Register Now.

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Neurocompuation:From Brains to Machines - Report on workshop

Jan 11, 2016

On 25th November 2015, over 70 researchers gathered for an interdisciplinary workshop on Neurocomputation: from brains to machines, chaired by Professor Zoe Kourtzi and organised by Cambridge Neuroscience with support from Cambridge Big Data.

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Online porn may feed sex addicts’ desire for new sexual images

Dec 17, 2015

People who show compulsive sexual behaviour are driven to search more for new sexual images than their peers.

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Vitamin D could repair nerve damage in multiple sclerosis

Dec 17, 2015

A protein activated by vitamin D could be involved in repairing damage to myelin in people with multiple sclerosis.

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At the edge of vision: Struggling to make sense of our cluttered world

Dec 17, 2015

Even with 20/20 vision in broad daylight on a clear day, our peripheral vision can be surprisingly poor, particularly when the scene in front of us is cluttered.

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Hallucinations linked to Brain Structure

Dec 17, 2015

People diagnosed with schizophrenia who are prone to hallucinations are likely to have structural differences in a key region of the brain compared to both healthy individuals.

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Study of half a million people reveals sex and job predict how many autistic traits you have

Dec 17, 2015

Measuring autistic traits in just under half a million people reveals that your sex, and whether you work in a STEM (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) job, predict how many autistic traits you have.

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Breaking the mould: Untangling the jelly-like properties of diseased proteins

Dec 17, 2015

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have identified a new property of essential proteins which, when it malfunctions, can cause the build up, or ‘aggregation’, of misshaped proteins and lead to serious diseases.

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Registration for BRC Spring School is now open!

Dec 17, 2015

This year the topic is RESTORING FUNCTION; Regeneration, Plasticity, Replacement, Prostheses.

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Congratulations to Dr Zoé Husson on award of EMBO Fellowship

Dec 17, 2015

Many congratulations! Zoé whose project aims to identify the molecular adaptations evolved by naked mole-rats to resist severe hypoxia without neurotoxicity compared to hypoxia-sensitive mouse models.


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Call for Research Proposals for Ataxia-Telangiectasia

Dec 7, 2015

Applications are invited for high quality research projects that have the potential to lead to treatments and therapies for ataxia-telangiectasia.

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The CANTAB Research Grant: Open for applications

Nov 4, 2015

The Cambridge Cognition CANTAB Research Grant is open to all students conducting research in the fields of neuroscience, psychology, psychiatry and related subjects where cognitive function is being measured as part of a study.

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Cambridge Neuroscience Interdisciplinary Workshop on Connectomics - Report

Oct 27, 2015

The aim of the workshop was to foster interactions between investigators in Cambridge, who reconstruct and analyze the structure and function of neural circuits across spatial organisms and scales, using a variety of imaging and analysis techniques.

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Join Cambridge Neuroscience

Oct 21, 2015

New principal investigators, post docs and students are invited to join Cambridge Neuroscience.

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Genomics of Brain Disorders

Oct 22, 2015

The aim is to encourage practitioners of neuroscience, systems biology, bioinformatics, epidemiology and genomics to discuss and debate the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

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How hallucinations emerge from trying to make sense of an ambiguous world

Oct 13, 2015

A team of researchers explore the idea that hallucinations arise due to an enhancement of our normal tendency to interpret the world around us by making use of prior knowledge and predictions.

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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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