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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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Studying sleep and EEG in transgenic mouse models of Huntington's disease - Research Assistant required

Apr 2, 2015

We are seeking a Research Assistant to study sleep and EEG in mouse models of neurodegenerative diseases. You will join an interdisciplinary research team that is interested in understanding neurological dysfunction in Huntington's disease.

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Molecular, cellular and behavioural studies in preclinical models and their relevance to dementia

Apr 8, 2015

One of the most important goals of the ARUK Cambridge Network is to bridge gaps between clinical and basic neuroscience so we are delighted to announce the next event in this series.

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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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Big Neuron comes to Cambridge

Apr 7, 2015

BigNeuron project will ‘bench-test’ algorithms on large scale datasets to define the best 3D methods of reconstructing individual neurons.

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Cambridge Neuroscience Interdisciplinary Workshop on 'Cell Biology of the Axon'

Apr 7, 2015

Cambridge Neuroscience are delighted to announce the 2nd in its series of Interdisciplinary Workshops. This workshop brings researchers from many different departments and affiliated Institutes together to discuss "Cell biology of the axon: traffic, organelles and degeneration".

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

Oct 10, 2014

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.

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

Oct 10, 2014

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

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Michel Goedert awarded the 2014 European Grand Prix for Research

Jan 9, 2015

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

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Protein threshold linked to Parkinson’s Disease

Feb 5, 2015

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.

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

Jan 12, 2015

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.

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Lifelong learning and the plastic brain

Feb 5, 2015

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.

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Global mental health and neuroscience: potential synergies

Feb 5, 2015

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

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Naked Neuroscience from India

Feb 5, 2015

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.

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

Mar 27, 2015

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.

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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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11th Zinc UK Meeting

Apr 10, 2015

This summer's Zinc-UK meeting will be held at Anglia Ruskin University on July 10th 2015.

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Public Engagement Courses available

Apr 8, 2015

Information about two training sessions being organised by the Public Engagement Team over the next month, open to research staff and PhD students in any discipline.

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

Feb 24, 2015

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.

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Postdoctoral position in molecular neurobiology at the LMB in Cambridge.

Feb 24, 2015

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.

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Postdoctoral position in neurobiology at the LMB in Cambridge

Feb 24, 2015

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.

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

Feb 19, 2015

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

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

Jan 26, 2015

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

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The Morality Instinct

Jan 16, 2015

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

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Public Engagement training courses at the University of Cambridge

Jan 13, 2015

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

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Neuroscience in the Courtroom - Report

Dec 22, 2014

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.

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

Dec 22, 2014

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.

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CamBRAIN: The Cambridge Neuroscience Society

Oct 21, 2014

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

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