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Centre for Mathematical Imaging in Healthcare - Imaging Clinic

Oct 10, 2017

The CMIH & partners host a regular imaging clinic, offering a free, walk in consultation service for imaging related projects.

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PhD studentships in neuroscience and neurology

Oct 10, 2017

The studentships, which may be held by clinicians or non-clinicians, provide funding of up to £120,000 for three to four years.

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Internal call - Isaac Newton Trust Early Career Support Scheme for University Lecturers

Oct 5, 2017

As our funding from the Isaac Newton Trust for the Early Career Support Scheme for University Lecturers has been renewed, we would like to alert you to an internal call that we will be advertising within the next couple of weeks. 

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Cambridge Enterprise and EPOC's Postdoc Business Plan Competition Grand Finale

Oct 4, 2017

Join us to watch the finalists pitching their business ideas to a panel of judges as part of an audience that includes postdocs, senior University members, mentors and investors. 

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David Menon: The incredible, incurable, clinical rationalist

Oct 4, 2017

The article describes Professor Menon’s early life and work as a clinical academic since he was appointed in 1993 as the first Director of the Neurosciences Critical Care Unit (NCCU) at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

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Join CamBRAIN now

Oct 4, 2017

CamBRAIN runs a series of events that allow our members to share experiences and build successful networks.

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Public Engagement Starter Fund

Oct 4, 2017

This #StarterFund17 scheme is a continuation of the 2016 Public Engagement Seed Fund scheme, one of the activities introduced and supported by the Research Council UK Catalyst Seed Fund.

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11th FENS Forum of Neuroscience - Berlin 2018

Sep 27, 2017

The 11th FENS Forum of Neuroscience will take place in Berlin in July 7-11 2018. Registration open now...

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BNA Christmas Symposium 2017 | December 18th 2017

Sep 27, 2017

This year's BNA Christmas Symposium, held in South Quay in Canary Wharf, London, will bring together leading researchers to explore how neurotechnology is shaping both neuroscience research and the wider world around us. 

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Awards and Prizes for Engagement and Research on offer from BNA - nominate now!

Sep 27, 2017

The BNA recognises, promotes and supports neuroscientific excellence via a number of prize schemes.

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Winter School on the Neuroscience of Consciousness

Aug 17, 2017

The Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind, and Consciousness at CIFAR is organising a Winter School on the Neuroscience of Consciousness to be held in Montebello Quebec on December 7-10, 2017.

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Programme Leader Track - Neurobiology @MRC LMB, Cambridge

Jul 10, 2017

Opportunity to apply for Independent Group Leader position in Neurobiology at MRC LMB in Cambridge. 

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Seeking paid short-term RAs with experience in immunology, oncology, genomics, and neurosciences - £20/hour

Jul 31, 2017

Dr. Michaël Bikard, from the London Business School is looking for postdoctoral researchers who have experience in immunology, oncology, genomics, and neurosciences to work on comparing and contrasting a set of academic papers (paid position).

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Neuroscience graduate program in Munich, Germany.

Jul 24, 2017

Applications now being taken for PhD progrmme in Munich, with a focus on Circuit Neuroscience.

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PhD student wins science writer award for article on sex differences in the brain

Jul 24, 2017

Julia Gottwald won the Best Student Science Journalist Award for her article entitled 'Does your brain have a sex?' which was published by BlueSci, the Cambridge University Science Magazine, Easter 2016.

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Congratulations to Professor Barbara Sahakian on election to Fellowship of British Academy

Jul 24, 2017

Professor Barbara Sahakian was elected to the fellowship of the British Academy.

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Cambridge BRAINFest 2017 - report, pictures and video

Jul 18, 2017

Cambridge BRAINFest 2017 took place from Friday to Sunday (June 23-25), and was a free public festival of brain science, filled with lectures, discussions and exhibits for visitors.

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‘Brain training’ app found to improve memory in people with mild cognitive impairment

Jul 18, 2017

A ‘brain training’ game developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge could help improve the memory of patients in the very earliest stages of dementia.

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Congratulations to Professor Trevor Robbins

Jul 18, 2017

Trevor Robbins has been elected to receive the 2017 Goldman-Rakic Award.

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Why our brain cells may prevent us burning fat when we’re dieting

Jul 18, 2017

A study carried out in mice may help explain why dieting can be an inefficient way to lose weight: key brain cells act as a trigger to prevent us burning calories when food is scarce.

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Genes influence ability to read a person’s mind from their eyes

Jul 18, 2017

Our DNA influences our ability to read a person’s thoughts and emotions from looking at their eyes, suggests a new study.

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Computer-designed antibodies target toxins associated with Alzheimer’s disease

Jul 18, 2017

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have designed antibodies that target the protein deposits in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease, and stop their production. 

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Studies begin on first Huntington’s disease sheep imported to UK

Jul 18, 2017

Scientists at the University of Cambridge will shortly begin studying sheep that have been genetically modified to carry the mutation that causes Huntington’s disease. 

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New research group focused on improving the care of patients with traumatic brain injury in low- and middle-income countries established at the University of Cambridge

Jul 14, 2017

The Division of Neurosurgery at the University of Cambridge and Addenbrooke’s Hospital has been funded with £1.78 million in order to establish the NIHR Global Health Research Group on Neurotrauma. 

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Engineering solutions to traumatic head injuries

Jun 4, 2017

Researchers in the Biomechanics Group, in collaboration with the Department of Clinical Neurosciences, have gained deeper understanding into the mechanics of the skull that can lead to better ways to treat patients with traumatic brain injuries.

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The OCD Brain: how animal research helps us understand a devastating condition

Apr 20, 2017

In our series of films, science writer David Adam looks at how research in OCD at Cambridge using animals helps us understand what is happening in the brain – and may lead to better treatments.

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Astrocytes Set the Pace of Our Body Clocks

Apr 4, 2017

In their article published recently, which features on the front cover of Neuron, the Hastings Group describe their findings that astrocytes control sleep/wake cycles.

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Patients with OCD have difficulty learning when a stimulus is safe

Mar 7, 2017

People who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) are poorer at learning about the safety of a stimulus than healthy volunteers.

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