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The Inflamed Mind on Radio 4 with Ed Bullmore - Wed 24th @9pm

Aug 23, 2016

Professor Ed Bullmore will feature on Radio 4 at 9pm on Wednesday 24th August talking about 'The Inflamed Mind'

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Cambridge Neuroscientists involved in large multi-centre Alzheimer's dtudy

Aug 22, 2016

The MRC and NIHR have funded a £6.9 million study into preclinical Alzheimer’s disease (AD), which aims to detect markers of disease prior to the onset of symptoms.

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University Lecturer position in Cellular & Molecular Neuropharmacology

Aug 23, 2016

Applications are invited for a University Lectureship in the Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge within the broad field of cellular and molecular neuropharmacology.

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The Educated Brain at School: Late Childhood and Adolescence

Jul 1, 2016

Registration is now open for the second seminar in the Educated Brain Seminar Series - The Educated Brain At School: Late Childhood and Adolescence.

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OLD BRAINS 2016 – pathways to neurodegeneration not forgetting the vessels

Jul 4, 2016

Register now for FREE for Old Brains 2016 - Thursday October 6 2016

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Join the British Neuroscience Association

Aug 23, 2016

The BNA membership is a growing learned society of ~1700 members. There are many benefits of membership, including free or discounted registration for events, discounted Article Processing Charges, the BNA bulletin and much more.

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BNA2017 Festival of Neuroscience

Aug 23, 2016

The BNA will be holding its international FESTIVAL OF NEUROSCIENCE 10-13 April 2017 at the ICC, Birmingham.

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BNA Christmas Symposium - Mental Health

Aug 23, 2016

This year's BNA Christmas Symposium, held at London's KCL, will bring together leading researchers to describe what neuroscience has contributed to the diagnosis, management and treatment of mental health disorders.

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BNA-ABN joint symposium 'Meeting of Minds'

Aug 23, 2016

Two related topics, Epilepsy and Amnesia will be discussed, with talks and discussions spanning different levels of analysis.

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Julia Gottwald – Adolescent OCD

Aug 22, 2016

The OCD stories - catch up with Julia Gottwald discussing OCD on podcast with Stuart Ralph.

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Do you suffer from Osteoarthritis?

Aug 22, 2016

If yes, please take a few minutes to complete this short survey.

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2016 Utrecht TMS Course

Aug 22, 2016

Brain Science Tools BV will be partnering with Neurosoft to bring to researchers and medical professionals the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Course on December 13 and 14.

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Communications Star! Congratulations to Julia Gottwald

Aug 16, 2016

Julia Gottwald being interviewed after been awarded the Public Communications Prize by the British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP).

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Changes in brain structure during teenage years provide clues to onset of mental health problems

Jul 26, 2016

Cambridge Neuroscientists have mapped the structural changes that occur in teenagers’ brains as they develop, showing how these changes may help explain why the first signs of mental health problems often arise during late adolescence.

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ESRC New Investigator Grants; Deadline 15th September 2016

Aug 9, 2016

The call is open to high-quality candidates who have a maximum of four years’ postdoctoral experience.

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Brains of overweight people ‘ten years older’ than lean counterparts at middle-age

Aug 5, 2016

In a cross-sectional study researchers looked at the impact of obesity on brain structure across the adult lifespan to investigate whether obesity was associated with brain changes characteristic of ageing.

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Lister Institute Research Prize Fellowships - open for applications

Jul 26, 2016

The Lister Institute Research Prize Fellowships are one-off awards (£200,000) which seek to help support and nurture future leaders of biomedical research.

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Are pain researchers forgetting females?

Jul 22, 2016

When investigating pain, most of our studies make rather a big omission - the mice being tested are all male, which may mean that many females are missing out.

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Roger Barker discusses cell therapies for Parkinson's disease

Jul 22, 2016

Roger Barker discusses cell therapies for Parkinson's disease on BBC Inside Science

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Slow, slow, quick quick, slow: Scientists discover how proteins in the brain build-up rapidly in Alzheimer’s disease

Jul 22, 2016

Cambridge researchers have identified the mechanism that leads to the rapid build-up of the disease-causing ‘plaques’ that are characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Restricted Call: Sir Jules Thorn Award for Biomedical Research

Jul 21, 2016

This annual competition offers a grant of up to £1.5 million for up to five years for a programme of the highest quality translational research.

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Stroke Association Fellowship Grant Funding

Jul 21, 2016

The Stroke Association’s research strategy aims to increase the UK funding base and capacity for stroke research across the full stroke care pathway.

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Professor Christine Holt awarded Ferrier Medal 2017

Jul 20, 2016

Congratulations to Christine Holt on being the first female to be awarded the Ferrier Medal.

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Becky Inkster wins VC's Impact & Public Engagement Award

Jul 11, 2016

Dr Inkster’s work work explores the intersection of art and science through the prism of mental health research.

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Fair play? How ‘smart drugs’ are making workplaces more competitive

Jul 11, 2016

Cognitive enhancers or “smart drugs” can boost energy and mood, helping us to perform better with less sleep. But is it safe for healthy individuals to take such drugs? And is it right?

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Scottish Mental Health Research Network Annual Scientific Meeting

Jul 7, 2016

We invite you to join us for our annual scientific meeting in Edinburgh on October 4th, in collaboration with our partner organisations, the Farr Institute Scotland and MQ.

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Barbara Sahakian awarded Ethics Prize in Psychopharmacology at CINP

Jul 7, 2016

Professor Barbara Sahakian was awarded the Ethics Prize in Psychopharmacology at the 30th World Congress of CINP in Seoul last week.

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Internal call for collaborative research proposals with GlaxoSmithKline

Jun 3, 2016

The University of Cambridge/ CUH/ GSK Joint Steering Committee (JSC) are pleased to announce a new call for collaborative Cambridge/GSK research proposals.

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Promotions within Cambridge Neuroscience

Jul 7, 2016

Cambridge Neuroscience would like to congratulate all its members who have been promoted with effect from 1 October 2016.

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Utrecht fMRI Course 2016

Jul 7, 2016

This annual course in Utrecht, the Netherlands, has been organized for more than 10 years now and is visited by many international scholars each year.

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A Neuroscientist Tried to Help Me Overcome My Sleep Paralysis

Jul 7, 2016

Visiting researcher, Baland Jalal recently featured in a piece in New York Magazine. The article is called "A Neuroscientist Tried to Help Me Overcome My Sleep Paralysis" and can be read here.

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Consultancy 101 workshop, Tuesday 20 September 2016

Jul 4, 2016

The workshop tackles how to effectively manage consultancy projects, sharing expertise on best practice, tips on making life easier and trouble-shooting for some of the key issues faced by consultants.

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Apply for neuroscience graduate programme in Munich, Germany

Jul 7, 2016

The International Max Planck Research School is now taking applications for its graduate programme.

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Monica Di Luca (FENS President) and Professor Barry Everitt (FENS President-Elect) express views on BREXIT and neuroscience

Jul 4, 2016

Professor Monica Di Luca, FENS President and Professor Barry Everitt, FENS President-Elect, express their views on BREXIT and neuroscience.

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Postdoc and/or technician positions available to help develop human cellular models of obesity.

Jul 4, 2016

The laboratory of Florian T. Merkle is seeking a postdoctoral researcher and/or technician to help develop human cellular models of obesity. T

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Breaking the habit: Why is it so difficult to change cocaine users’ behaviour?

Jun 20, 2016

Dr Karen Ersche has found that people with cocaine addiction are not more likely to alter their behaviour if they know the consequences of their actions.

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Kirstie Whitaker wins runner-up in the Rosalind Franklin Appathon

Jun 20, 2016

Many congratulations to Dr. Kirstie Whitaker and her team for their runner-up award in the Rosalind Franklin Appathon 2016!

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Cambridge Neuroscientists honoured in Queen's birthday honours 2016

Jun 13, 2016

Several members of the University have been named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list announced recently.

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Restricted Call: ESRC Large Grants Competition 2016/17

Jun 13, 2016

ESRC welcomes proposals for standard research projects, large-scale surveys, infrastructure projects, and for methodological developments in any area of the social sciences.

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Why Are We Getting So Fat?

Jun 8, 2016

Catch up BBCs Horizon programme with Cambridge Neuroscientist, Dr Giles Yeo

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How Cambridge Neuroscientists are tackling mental health

Jun 7, 2016

Every year, it is estimated one in four people in England will experience a mental health problem. Professor Ed Bullmore talks to Cambridge News

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BioDynamics Workshop - Exeter on 7-9 September 2016.

May 23, 2016

BioDynamics 2016 is an exciting opportunity for scientists to present both methods and data in a multidisciplinary forum and hear how interdisciplinary collaborations can provide major conceptual advances in our understanding of complex biomedical systems.

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Consciousness: From Theory to Practice - Sept 17-24, 2016

May 18, 2016

The Advanced Course will cut across multiple fields of consciousness studies and will feature dedicated sessions addressing important emerging areas.

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INCF two-day course "Introduction to Neuroinformatics"

May 16, 2016

This year, the two-day INCF short course in neuroinformatics will be held in Reading, UK on August 31 - September 1, just before INCF's Neuroinformatics 2016.

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Professor Alastair Compston elected to the Royal Society

May 9, 2016

Alastair Compston’s research focuses on the clinical science of human demyelinating disease including the discovery of genetic risk factors for multiple sclerosis and the introduction of Alemtuzumab as a highly effective and durable treatment for the disease.

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Emotional Memory and Deep Brain Stimulation. Advanced Courses

Apr 27, 2016

Neuroscience School of advanced studies advanced courses in emotional memory and DBS in Switzerland.

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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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Neurons, Brains and Behaviour symposium

Mar 24, 2016

This series will explore the function of the nervous system in relation to behaviour. It will be an opportunity to listen to the latest developments and to meet other scientists. Informal discussions, drinks and food will follow the presentations.

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