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Tech-Know Tuesdays speaker invitation

Jul 29, 2020

The team are looking for speakers for the next term of talks and would love to hear from anyone with a story to tell about a new technology they are working with.

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Problematic smartphone use linked to poorer grades, alcohol misuse and more sexual partners

Jul 27, 2020

The researchers found that one in five (20%) of survey respondents reported problematic smartphone use.

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AI successfully used to identify different types of brain injuries

Jul 27, 2020

Researchers have developed an AI algorithm that can detect and identify different types of brain injuries.

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Antibody designed to recognise pathogens of Alzheimer’s disease

Jul 27, 2020

Researchers have found a way to design an antibody that can identify the toxic particles that destroy healthy brain cells – a potential advance in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.

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Study shows how our brains remain active during familiar, repetitive tasks

Jul 27, 2020

New research, based on earlier results in mice, suggests that our brains are never at rest, even when we are not learning anything about the world around us.

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Neurodegeneration Challenge Network (NDCN) online forum - Webinar

Jul 27, 2020

The second webinar of the Neurodegeneration Challenge Network (NDCN)will be held on Thursday, 30th July.

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Mindful of AI: Language, Technology and Mental Health

Jul 27, 2020

This two-day virtual interdisciplinary workshop brings together a diverse group of researchers from academia, industry and government, with specialisms in many different disciplines, to discuss the different effects, both positive and negative, that AI-based communications technologies are currently having, and will have, on mental health and well-being.

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Improving Student Mental Health: A population-level approach

Jul 27, 2020

Join us for our virtual conference, as we develop the concept of a population-based, whole-university approach to student mental health.

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Thank you from CamBRAIN!

Jul 27, 2020

We would like to thank all of those who participated in the Virtual Journal Club events during Lent and Easter terms. 

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BNA Industry & Academia Symposium

Feb 6, 2020

When Industry Meets Academia: Sir Mene Pangalos on improving translation in neuroscience.

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BNA - NOMINATIONS FOR PRESIDENT-ELECT

Jul 27, 2020

Any member of the BNA can nominate an individual to become President-Elect.

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Global Future Council (GFC) Fellows for the 2020-2021 - open to Post Docs

Jul 27, 2020

GFC Fellows are postdoctoral scholars at leading universities who are disposed with a future-looking and systems-oriented mindset.

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Postdoctoral Scientist - Neurobiology - Dr Michael Hastings

Jul 27, 2020

This is a three-year training and development position for a Postdoctoral Scientist who has recently completed their doctoral studies, is moving into a new research discipline or has limited experience of key transferable skills.

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Restricted call: British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships 2020 (internal deadline 4th September 2020)

Jun 26, 2020

The British Academy has informed us that the Postdoctoral Fellowships call will run again this year.  The Academy has indicated that it is likely there will be no changes to the scheme.

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Pre-Announcement: EPSRC Research Software Engineer Fellowships (provisional internal deadline 14 July 2020)

Jun 26, 2020

The EPSRC has announced that the EPSRC Research Software Engineer (RSE) Fellowships will run this Summer.

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Webinar series | Pushing the limits of scale

Jun 26, 2020

This online seminar series from Miltenyi Biotec will provide an inside view into light sheet fluorescence microscopy technologies for high-resolution imaging of large sample volumes.

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Online survey: How are you feeling during the Covid-19 pandemic?

Apr 29, 2020

The goal of this research (from work in Cambridge and Munich) is to inform regulations and communication in future crises.

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Funding Call: RAEng Research Chairs and Senior Research Fellowships

Apr 14, 2020

Royal Academy of Engineering has announced the Research Chairs and Senior Research Fellowships call.

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Cambridge Fighting COVID

Apr 9, 2020

Each episode includes an update on the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, and a review of the latest developments in SARS-CoV-2 biomedical research and experimental medicine.

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150 scientists from new institute join Cambridge fight against COVID-19

Apr 9, 2020

Based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, the Cambridge Institute of Therapeutic Immunology and Infectious Disease (CITIID) is integrated with the NHS both locally, through Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and nationally, in particular through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) BioResource.

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Cambridge to spearhead £20million alliance to map spread of COVID-19 coronavirus

Apr 9, 2020

The University of Cambridge is to take a leading role in a major national effort to help understand and control the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19).

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Internal Funding - Wellcome Trust Developing Concept Fund and Medical Research Council Confidence in Concept

Apr 9, 2020

The WT Developing Concept Fund and MRC Confidence in Concept calls for internal pump-priming funding are now open.

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Rapid Mapping of Regional Academic Expertise and Capacity to Support the COVID-19 Response

Apr 9, 2020

The East of England Population Health Research Hub are conducting a rapid mapping to understand what academic skills are available regionally to support the COVID-19 response.

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COVID-19 funding calls - list

Apr 9, 2020

There are numerous external COVID19 funding calls open for clinical trials, development of new therapeutics, development of diagnostic testing and other research.

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Call For Collaboration For Development Of AI Support For COVID-19 Diagnosis And Prognosis

Apr 9, 2020

Call for collaboration for development of AI support for COVID-19 diagnosis and prognosis from imaging and clinical data, University of Cambridge, UK.

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Cambridge-China COVID-19 Collaboration (4C) Appeal

Apr 6, 2020

Sadaf Farooqi and Toni Vidal Puig are asking for your help with an Appeal they have launched to obtain high quality Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) for frontline staff in the NHS.

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UKRI - Get funding for ideas that address COVID-19

Apr 6, 2020

Proposals are invited for short-term projects addressing and mitigating the health, social, economic, cultural and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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The Evelyn Trust - Rapid response to challenge of COVID-19

Apr 3, 2020

To help with the rapid response to COVID-19, the Evelyn Trust has made an urgent call for projects that could contribute to the national and local effort.

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