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Brain Anatomy Courses - May & June 2015, King's College London

Registration is now open for the Human Brain Anatomy Course(3-day)and Limbic Brain Anatomy Course(2-day)in May and June 2015 at King's College London.

Posted on Friday 27 March, 2015

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CSaP Annual Conference - 14th April 2015

This year's annual conference will explore opportunities for improving the way government accesses, assesses and makes use of expertise from the humanities, and offer examples of the significant contribution these disciplines have made to public policy.

Posted on Friday 27 March, 2015

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

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

Posted on Friday 19 December, 2014

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Have you worked with a health tech SME in the East of England?

If you have spent 12 hours or more working with an SME in the East of England related to any health tech project between 31st May 2013 (or if you can squeeze in 12 hours between now and 31st Mar 2015), you could be eligible for a grant of £1000 per SME.

Posted on Tuesday 24 February, 2015

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Postdoctoral position in molecular neurobiology at the LMB in Cambridge.

We are seeking a talented and motivated post-doctoral scientist with a PhD in biological sciences or neuroscience to work in the group of Dr. Marco Tripodi.

Posted on Tuesday 24 February, 2015

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Postdoctoral position in neurobiology at the LMB in Cambridge

We are seeking a motivated scientist with a PhD in neuroscience, biological sciences, biophysics or engineering to work in the group of Dr. Marco Tripodi.

Posted on Tuesday 24 February, 2015

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Email list for those interested in humanities and/or social sciences and biomedicine

The main aim of the list will be to share information about forthcoming events, calls for papers and funding calls.

Posted on Thursday 19 February, 2015

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Cambridge Drug Discovery Institute to fast-track development of new treatments for dementia

Alzheimer’s Research UK, the world’s largest dedicated dementia research charity, has announced a £30 million Drug Discovery Alliance, launching three flagship Drug Discovery Institutes at the Universities of Cambridge, Oxford and UCL.

Posted on Monday 16 February, 2015

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Welcome to the BNA2015: Festival of Neuroscience!

The British Neuroscience Association’s Festival of Neuroscience will take place in Edinburgh, 12-15 April, 2015.  It brings together neuroscientists, neurologists, psychologists, psychiatrists, as well as physiologists, pharmacologists and many others.

Posted on Monday 6 October, 2014

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Registration is now open for the 2015 Clinical Neurosciences BRC Spring School

The Clinical Neurosciences Brain Repair Centre Spring School on 'Inflammation and its role in degeneration and regeneration' is now open for registration.

Posted on Friday 19 December, 2014

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Naked Neuroscience from India

From rags to riches: how a fruit stall selling boy became a brain surgeon and, inspired by the NHS, built a community hospital and neuroscience institute back in his homeland of India.

Posted on Thursday 5 February, 2015

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Lifelong learning and the plastic brain

Our brains are plastic. They continually remould neural connections as we learn, experience and adapt. Now researchers are asking if new understanding of these processes can help us train our brains.

Posted on Thursday 5 February, 2015

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Protein threshold linked to Parkinson’s Disease

Excess quantities of a specific protein in the brain dramatically increase the chances of so-called “nucleation events” that could eventually result in Parkinson’s Disease, according to a new study.

Posted on Thursday 5 February, 2015

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Global mental health and neuroscience: potential synergies

Mental health is a global issue – here’s how neuroscience can cross international boundaries

Posted on Thursday 5 February, 2015

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Age-group differences in speech identification despite matched audiometrically normal hearing

The aims of this study were to establish whether aging reduces speech intelligibility for listeners with normal audiograms.

Posted on Monday 26 January, 2015

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The Morality Instinct

The Institute of Art and Ideas (IAI) is committed to fostering a progressive and vibrant intellectual culture in the UK.

Posted on Friday 16 January, 2015

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Public Engagement training courses at the University of Cambridge

There are a number of public engagement training courses available this term and next.

Posted on Tuesday 13 January, 2015

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Improving the future of drug development for central nervous system disorders.

Nature Reviews recently published a comment piece in which scientists, including Professor Barbara Sahakian, made recommendations about overcoming barriers to developing drugs for central nervous system (CNS) disorders.

Posted on Monday 12 January, 2015

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Congratulations to Dr Ragnhildur Thora Karadottir on selection as scholar of FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence

Congratulations to Dr Ragnhildur Thora Karadottir on selection as scholar of FENS-Kavli Network

Posted on Friday 9 January, 2015

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Michel Goedert awarded the 2014 European Grand Prix for Research

Michel has been awarded the Prize for “his major work on the importance of the tau pathway in the genesis of Alzheimer’s disease”

Posted on Friday 9 January, 2015

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Neuroscience in the Courtroom - Report

In a joint collaboration between the Cambridge Neuroscience and Public Policy Strategic Initiatives, this report addresses how policy makers might respond to the use of neuroscientific evidence in the courtroom.

Posted on Monday 22 December, 2014

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Congratulations to Ed Bullmore on £5M strategic award from Wellcome Trust.

Scientists searching for treatments to launch a £5m study that will explore a new link between immune disorders and mental illness.

Posted on Monday 22 December, 2014

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Differential rates of healthy cognitive ageing associated with distinct prefrontal brain changes

Researchers at the Medical Research Council’s Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit and in Departments across the University of Cambridge have discovered that specific mental abilities decline with age at different rates because individuals’ brains age differently.

Posted on Monday 22 December, 2014

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CamBRAIN: The Cambridge Neuroscience Society

The main objective of CamBRAIN is to create a social platform that fosters collaboration and communication amongst young neuroscientists at the University of Cambridge.

Posted on Tuesday 21 October, 2014

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The Biology of Regenerative Medicines - 22-24 April 2015 - Hinxton, Cambridge

This meeting is aimed at scientists involved in developmental and regenerative biology, stem cell research and translational medicine.

Posted on Friday 10 October, 2014

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Implications of Research on the Neuroscience of Affect, Attachment and Social Cognition - UCL

For the third time, leading neuroscientists from Europe and the USA will once again host this unique forum exploring the latest neuroscience research with reference to treatments of mental disorders including autism, depression, personality disorders and attachment disorders.

Posted on Friday 10 October, 2014

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