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Cambridge Neuroscience Seminar 2015 - March 20th - Registration closed!

Cambridge Neuroscience is delighted to announce the 27th CNS, 'The Making and Breaking of the Mind' hosted by the MRC LMB on Friday 20th March 2015.

Posted on Tuesday 7 October, 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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Neuroscience at the Cambridge Science Festival

Join in with all things Neuroscience at this year's Cambridge Neuroscience Festival.

Posted on Thursday 5 February, 2015

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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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‘Gender Equality in Science – Pathways to Success’.

This one day meeting, aimed at both women and men, will be held on Tuesday 10 March 2015, at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit (CBSU).

Posted on Thursday 5 February, 2015

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5th Cambridge Neuroscience Symposium - Imaging the Nervous System - Registration opens next week!

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

Posted on Friday 19 December, 2014

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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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Take part in FameLab

FameLab, the international competition to find the newest voices in Science, Engineering, Maths and Technology, returns to Cambridge in 2015.

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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Naked Neuroscience at Christmas - The Wanderings of a Naked Brain

This month on Naked Neuroscience we'll be trotting the globe to open our minds!

Posted on Monday 22 December, 2014

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Blame the Brain? Putting the brain on trial

This special Naked Neuroscience podcast series reports from Washington DC, where the International Neuroethics Society hosted their annual meeting at the AAAS headquarters.

Posted on Monday 22 December, 2014

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Peering into the Human Brain

This special Naked Neuroscience podcast series (first of three) reports from Washington DC, where the International Neuroethics Society hosted their annual meeting at the AAAS headquarters.

Posted on Monday 22 December, 2014

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Robots in Society

This special Naked Neuroscience podcast series, supported by the Wellcome Trust, reports from the International Neuroethics Society annual meeting at the AAAS headquarters in Washington DC.

Posted on Monday 22 December, 2014

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Congratulations to Dr David Belin on selection as scholar of FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence

David Belin has been selected as one of the 20 first scholars of the FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence.

Posted on Monday 22 December, 2014

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OCD patients’ brains light up to reveal how compulsive habits develop

Misfiring of the brain’s control system might underpin compulsions in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), according to Cambridge Neuroscientists, writing in the American Journal of Psychiatry.

Posted on Friday 19 December, 2014

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Congratulations to Dr Armin Lak on Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship

Throughout the fellowship, Armin will combine electrophysiological, optogenetic and behavioural tools to investigate fronto-basal ganglia interactions underlying decision making.

Posted on Friday 19 December, 2014

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Congratulations to Professor Trevor Robbins on WT Senior Investigator award

Cambridge Neuroscience would like to congratulate Professor Trevor Robbins on his Senior Investigator Award entitled 'Fronto-striatal systems in impulsive-compulsive disorders'.

Posted on Friday 19 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 Challenge of Chronic Pain - 11-13 March 2015 Hinxton, Cambridge

This meeting is aimed at scientists, clinicians, and those working in industry or on translational research who are interested in understanding chronic pain and improving the process from mechanism to therapy.

Posted on Friday 10 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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