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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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Milner Therapeutics Institute - talks around Cambridge

Jun 16, 2016

Professor Tony Kouzarides will be giving a series of short talks around Cambridge to highlight opportunities for academics to collaborate with pharmaceutical and biotech companies, facilitated by the Milner Institute.

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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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Opportunity to attend RCUK Global Challenges Research Fund Town Meetings

Jun 13, 2016

RCUK has organised a series of Town Meetings designed to gather input from the relevant stakeholder communities on our strategy and delivery of the Global Challenges Research Fund.

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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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CamBRAIN Art competition & exhibition: NeuroArt call for submissions

Jun 3, 2016

>We’re looking for neuroscience inspired-art of all skills levels. It doesn’t matter if you are an amateur or professional artist; if you are working with neurons or study perception.

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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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Cells, circuits and computation: expanding the horizons of big data analysis

Jun 2, 2016

We are pleased to announce a one-day Satellite workshop immediately before FENS 2016 co-hosted by the Allen Institute for Brain Science and the Human Brain Project (HBP).

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New posts in Dementia and Neurodegeneration @KCL

May 23, 2016

The institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience are recruiting up to 10 researchers in Dementia and Neurodegeneration research at professor/senior lecturer/lecturer/fellows levels.

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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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Identification of brain regions important in behavioural adaption to reward

May 13, 2016

Researchers from the Departments of PDN and Psychiatry have recently shown that behavioural adaptation to reward is shown to be facilitated by neurons in the midbrain and striatum. 

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Welcome to WHAT IF!

May 9, 2016

The first truly global business idea competition and accelerator programme.

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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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SysNeuro: A Summer study abroad program (Summer School)

May 9, 2016

SysNeuro is a Summer program offered by the Budapest Semester in Cognitive Science (BSCS) from 2012 on. BSCS is a study abroad school established in 2003, featuring a unique combination of academic excellence and rich cultural traditions.

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Outstanding Cambridge Neuroscience Seminar 2016

Mar 24, 2016

On March 17th, Cambridge Neuroscience put on a highly interactive and successful symposium to showcase cutting-edge research. This year’s theme was “New Directions” and the delegates (in excess of 300) truly gained insights into new, innovative studies.

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Election of 3 neuroscientists to The Academy of Medical Sciences

Apr 28, 2016

The Academy of Medical Sciences has announced the election of its new Fellows, including three members of Cambridge Neuroscience.

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New horizons in preclinical MRI: Workshop Summary

Apr 28, 2016

With the University's investment in a new 9.4T MRI scanner in West Cambridge, our latest workshop brought together leading scientists in preclinical imaging from the UK and beyond to foster links and discuss the possibilities that high-field imaging can bring to the Cambridge Neuroscience community.

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HHMI and Bill and Melinda Gates Grant for Worldwide Scientific Talent on Trialect

Apr 29, 2016

HHMI, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Wellcome Trust, and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation announce the International Research Scholars Program which aims to support up to 50 outstanding early career scientists/physicians worldwide.

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Overweight individuals more likely to make unhealthier choices when faced with real food

Apr 29, 2016

Overweight people make unhealthier food choices than lean people when presented with real food, even though both make similar selections when presented with hypothetical choices.

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Being overweight linked to poorer memory

Apr 29, 2016

Overweight young adults may have poorer episodic memory than their peers, adding to increasing evidence of a link between memory and overeating.

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Researchers identify when Parkinson’s proteins become toxic to brain cells

Apr 29, 2016

Researchers have used a non-invasive method of observing how the process leading to Parkinson’s disease takes place at the nanoscale, and identified the point in the process at which proteins in the brain become toxic, eventually leading to the death of brain cells.

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Opinion: How LSD helped us probe what the ‘sense of self’ looks like in the brain

Apr 29, 2016

Ed Bullmore (Department of Psychiatry) and Nicolas Crossley (King's College London) discuss their work trying to find out how sense of self is expressed in the brain.

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Does nature make you happy? Crowdsourcing app looks at relationship between the outdoors and wellbeing

Apr 29, 2016

A new app will crowdsource data to help scientists understand the relationship between biodiversity and wellbeing.

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Award of Thudichum Medal to Professor David Rubinsztein

Apr 28, 2016

The 2017 Thudichum Medal will be awarded to Professor David Rubinsztein from the CIMR.

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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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Cambridge Postdoc Enterprise competition: now open for entries

May 3, 2016

Are you a postdoc interested in starting a company to commercialise your research? Now’s the time to start your entrepreneurial journey.

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The Alzheimer’s Research UK Target Validation Pathfinder Grant Scheme & the Cambridge Drug Discovery Institute

Mar 30, 2016

The Target Validation Pathfinder Grant scheme provides funds for small, translational research projects that show potential for collaboration with the ARUK Drug Discovery Alliance.

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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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Cajal course in computational neuroscience

Feb 24, 2016

This three-week school teaches the central ideas, methods, and practice of modern computational neuroscience through a combination of lectures and hands-on project work.

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30th CINP World Congress - 3rd-5th July 2016

Feb 9, 2016

The International College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP) congress will take place in July in Korea.

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Introducing the new Cambridge Neuroscience MPhil in Basic and Translational Neuroscience

Oct 21, 2015

The programme is a one-year Masters course with both taught and research components. Students selected onto the course will follow the structured MPhil in Basic and Translational Neuroscience research training.

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