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Neuroanatomy weekend workshop

Jul 31, 2015

An exciting new and interactive programme with video demonstrations of human brain dissection.

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2015 International Neuroethics Society Annual Meeting

Jul 30, 2015

The 2015 INS Annual Meeting will be held October 15-16 in Chicago, IL, a satellite of the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.

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Results from RAND bibliometric analysis on Cambridge Neuroscience

Jul 24, 2015

The findings suggest that research performance has continuously been high, and substantially above world average.

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Mitochondrial disease expert to lead Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Jul 23, 2015

Professor Patrick Chinnery, an expert in diseases that affect mitochondria has been appointed as Professor of Neurology and Head of the Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Cambridge. He will take up his appointment on 1 October.

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Connectome Workbench | Brain networks at micro- and macro-scales | Sept 11th-12th 2015

Jul 17, 2015

Connectome Workbench brings together researchers from multidisciplinary backgrounds and aims at providing an exciting series of talks on the first day, and in-depth discussions and workshops on day 2.

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Restricted Call: ESRC Future Research Leaders 2015

Jul 17, 2015

They are strongly encouraging inter-disciplinary proposals, provided 50% of the proposed research falls within the ESRC’s remit.

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Restricted Call: Healthcare Technologies Grand Challenges NetworksPlus

Jul 17, 2015

The budget is up to £5 million for up to eight new networks. Awards will be for 36-48 months.

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Restricted Call: MRC Discovery Awards Scheme

Jul 17, 2015

The objective of Discovery Awards is to provide a new mechanism for MRC to work strategically with universities via a developmental award, focused on basic science.

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Restricted Call: Sir Jules Thorn Award for Biomedical Research

Jul 17, 2015

This annual competition offers a grant of up to £1.5 million for up to five years for a programme of the highest quality translational research, focusing on patients, and led by investigators of outstanding quality in the early years of an established research and academic career.

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Vacancy for Chief Executive of the British Neuroscience Association

Jul 13, 2015

The British Neuroscience Association, now celebrating its 50th year, is a professional society that supports and promotes Neuroscience across the UK.

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Interpreting BOLD: a dialogue between cognitive and cellular neuroscience

Jul 13, 2015

Due to a limited number of places at this meeting, interested colleagues are asked to register their interest by visiting the meeting webpage and clicking ‘request an invitation.

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Restricted Call: ESRC Future Research Leaders 2015

Jul 13, 2015

Proposals are welcome in any topic which falls within ESRC’s remit, but they are strongly encouraging inter-disciplinary proposals, provided 50% of the proposed research falls within the ESRC’s remit.

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Brain ‘plasticity’ in rats could help scientists understand multiple sclerosis

Jul 10, 2015

Cambridge Neuroscientists along with co-investigators from Italy have managed to demonstrate in rats a phenomenon known as brain plasticity, whereby the brain recruits new networks of neurons to compensate for those damaged by disease.

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Part II Neuroscience Success

Jul 8, 2015

The Cambridge Neuroscience Prize for the best overall performance in Part II Neuroscience was jointly awarded to Ms Elizabeth Bamber (St John's College) and Mr Kevin Teo (Trinity College).

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The Neurobiology of Sleep & Circadian Rhythm

Jul 8, 2015

The focus of this conference will be on the molecular, cellular and neural networks that underlie the generation and regulation of sleep and circadian rhythms - stipends available.

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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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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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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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