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Celebration of Women in Science!

Jun 23, 2015

A Musical Celebration of Women in Science featuring 5 great bands, 2 great MCs, displays, and *YOU*. All profits go to ScienceGrrl. Tickets are £10 and can be purchased here.

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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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Invited Seminar: Prof Michi Yusake speaking on Monday July 6th at 11am

Jul 1, 2015

Michi works on neural circuits and their modification in the adult brain during learning and memory.

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CamBRAIN Art Exhibition 2015: Untangling Mind and Brain! INVITATION July 11th 2015

Jul 1, 2015

CamBRAIN Society cordially invites you to attend the CamBRAIN Art Exhibition 2015: Untangling Mind and Brain!

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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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Opportunity to collaborate with artist on a 'Neuron Cloud'

May 29, 2015

This would be a voluntary, non-commercial collaboration which would culminate in a large scale installation focusing on the brain and the architecture of neurons inside it. Full credit would of course be given to the advising scientist.

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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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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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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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Cell Biology of the Axon - workshop report

May 13, 2015

Professor Cahir O'Kane reports on the second in the series of the Interdisciplinary Cambridge Neuroscience workshops.

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Brain-training app Peak teams up with Cambridge neuroscientists for new games

May 6, 2015

Peak is designed to provide users with insight into their current state of cognitive function through games that test, track and strengthen cognitive performance.

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Empowering Women in Science Through Music…

May 5, 2015

Tim recently gave a talk at this year’s TEDxCambridgeUniversity event, which was held on Saturday 14th March at St John’s Divinity School.

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The British Neuroscience Association’s Festival of Neuroscience 2015

Apr 27, 2015

Over 1600 delegates joined the British Neuroscience Association (BNA) recently in celebrating its fiftieth year at the ‘Festival of Neuroscience’ in Edinburgh: 12th – 15th April 2015.

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Cambridge's Chemistry of Health programme awarded £17 million in funding

Apr 24, 2015

New funding will support fundamental research into the molecular processes underlying human disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, and enable new ways to combat them.

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Link between proteins points to possibilities for future Alzheimer’s treatments

Apr 24, 2015

Cambridge Neuroscientists have identified how proteins that play a key role in Alzheimer’s disease are linked in a pathway that controls its progression, and that drugs targeting this pathway may be a potential new way of treating the disease.

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Cambridge News interviews Dr Hannah Critchlow

Apr 24, 2015

Dr Hannah Critchlow on her public engagement work in Cambridge, her love of neuroscience and whether MRIs can show how you vote.

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Cambridge Neuroscience Interdisciplinary Workshop on 7TMRI Imaging - Report

Apr 22, 2015

The January meeting to discuss ultra-high field (7T) MR imaging in Cambridge was a great success, attended by over 90 investigators and confirming the intense interest across Cambridge Neuroscience in the advanced research methods enabled by this new  part of our Clinical Research Infrastructure.

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Barbara Sahakian on political psychology, society & mental health

Apr 22, 2015

From the University of Cambridge comes ELECTION, our weekly politics podcast; asking the questions that no one else is in the run-up to the British General Election with the most interesting people inside and outside the political arena.

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Managing and sharing your research data: Advice and support for University of Cambridge researchers

Apr 17, 2015

Our Open Data team is making presentations and taking questions at open meetings, Departmental meetings, Research Operations Office School meetings and meetings with administrators and librarians, as well as providing online support and information about research data management.

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Paid volunteers required for Psychology study

Apr 7, 2015

We are seeking paid volunteers for a study on decision-making and confidence.

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

Feb 16, 2015

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.

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Brain training at the Science Museum

Apr 8, 2015

A team from the Department of Psychiatry exhibited a demo version of a new game being developed at the Sahakian Lab to train attention and focus at the Science Museum.

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