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William B. Irvine at Heffers 11th May

May 6, 2015

This coming Monday 11th May at Heffers Bookshop, William Irvine talks about the moments of insight that have transformed science, maths, art, and religion. Where do they come from? What do they mean? And how can we have them ourselves?

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Funding to attend workshop in Brazil on CNS therapies

Apr 22, 2015

The British Council has grants for early career researchers (see Eligibility section) to attend a workshop in Brazil on understanding and advancing CNS therapies.

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Public Engagement Courses available

Apr 8, 2015

Information about two training sessions being organised by the Public Engagement Team over the next month, open to research staff and PhD students in any discipline.

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Molecular, cellular and behavioural studies in preclinical models and their relevance to dementia

Apr 8, 2015

One of the most important goals of the ARUK Cambridge Network is to bridge gaps between clinical and basic neuroscience so we are delighted to announce the next event in this series.

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Funding call from Alzheimer's Research Trust

Apr 7, 2015

The fund aims to stimulate analyses of existing datasets across Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases to increase understanding of similarities and differences in their pathogenesis. Letters of intent are due on 9 April.

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Cambridge Neuroscience Interdisciplinary Workshop on 'Cell Biology of the Axon'

Apr 7, 2015

Cambridge Neuroscience are delighted to announce the 2nd in its series of Interdisciplinary Workshops. This workshop brings researchers from many different departments and affiliated Institutes together to discuss "Cell biology of the axon: traffic, organelles and degeneration".

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Big Neuron comes to Cambridge

Apr 7, 2015

BigNeuron project will ‘bench-test’ algorithms on large scale datasets to define the best 3D methods of reconstructing individual neurons.

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Studying sleep and EEG in transgenic mouse models of Huntington's disease - Research Assistant required

Apr 2, 2015

We are seeking a Research Assistant to study sleep and EEG in mouse models of neurodegenerative diseases. You will join an interdisciplinary research team that is interested in understanding neurological dysfunction in Huntington's disease.

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CSaP Annual Conference - 14th April 2015

Mar 27, 2015

This year's annual conference will explore opportunities for improving the way government accesses, assesses and makes use of expertise from the humanities, and offer examples of the significant contribution these disciplines have made to public policy.

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The Brain and the Immune System

Mar 13, 2015

A workshop, led by PhDs and post-docs, on the role of the immune system in brain diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, psychosis, neurodegeneration and head injury.

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CamBRAIN: Neuroethics Panel Discussion

Mar 4, 2015

CamBRAIN: The Cambridge Neuroscience Society presents a stimulating series of neuroethics panel discussions led by young investigators with an interest and expertise in Neuroscience.

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Spinal Cord Injury Funding event

Feb 24, 2015

At least 12 multi-disciplinary seed funding grants of £32,000 are open to researchers from any background, specifically for ideas that are traditionally difficult to get funded, at our free charity event on Thursday 26th February at King's College London.

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Postdoctoral position in neurobiology at the LMB in Cambridge

Feb 24, 2015

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.

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Postdoctoral position in molecular neurobiology at the LMB in Cambridge.

Feb 24, 2015

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.

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Professor Murray Shanahan speaks in Cambridge - February 20th 2015

Feb 5, 2015

Professor Shanahan is professor of Cognitive Robotics at Imperial College London, where his research focuses on consciousness realised both in nature and artificially,and the long-term implications of AI technology.

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Neuroscience at the Cambridge Science Festival

Feb 5, 2015

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

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FENS FORUM 2016: Call for proposals is now open

Feb 5, 2015

Support FENS and put your research on the programme of the FENS Forum 2016 in Copenhagen.

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Darwin Lecture: Developing a Sense of Self with Professor Bruce Hood

Feb 5, 2015

In 2015 the annual multidisciplinary series hosted by Darwin College will be on the topic of Development.

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Naked Mole Rat Initiative - Research Associate position available

Feb 5, 2015

Applications are invited for a Naked Mole-Rat Initiative funded Postdoctoral Research Associate position in the laboratory of Dr Ewan St. John Smith at the Department of Pharmacology.

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‘Gender Equality in Science – Pathways to Success’.

Feb 5, 2015

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).

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Naked Neuroscience from India

Feb 5, 2015

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.

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Age-group differences in speech identification despite matched audiometrically normal hearing

Jan 26, 2015

The aims of this study were to establish whether aging reduces speech intelligibility for listeners with normal audiograms.

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CSaP Policy Placement Opportunities in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)

Jan 23, 2015

There are a range of opportunities for PhD students and post docs at Cambridge to take up part-time and full-time secondments in BIS - closing date Monday 2nd February.

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Webinar: How Stem Cells Speak with Immune Cells

Jan 19, 2015

Dr Stefano Pluchino from Clinical Neurosciences will deliver a webinar on 'How Stem Cells Speak with Immune Cells' on Monday January 26th.

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Take part in FameLab

Jan 16, 2015

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

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The Morality Instinct

Jan 16, 2015

The Institute of Art and Ideas (IAI) is committed to fostering a progressive and vibrant intellectual culture in the UK.

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Public Engagement training courses at the University of Cambridge

Jan 13, 2015

There are a number of public engagement training courses available this term and next.

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Improving the future of drug development for central nervous system disorders.

Jan 12, 2015

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.

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Congratulations to Dr Ragnhildur Thora Karadottir on selection as scholar of FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence

Jan 9, 2015

Congratulations to Dr Ragnhildur Thora Karadottir on selection as scholar of FENS-Kavli Network

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Michel Goedert awarded the 2014 European Grand Prix for Research

Jan 9, 2015

Michel has been awarded the Prize for “his major work on the importance of the tau pathway in the genesis of Alzheimer’s disease”

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