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Nominations are now open for the 2016 John Maddox Prize

Jul 22, 2016

Nominations are now open for the 2016 John Maddox Prize for Standing up for Science.

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Global Challenge Research Fund Workshops

Jul 21, 2016

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, Prof Chris Abell, will host three Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF) Workshops in the coming months.

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Nominations open for Cambridge Neuroscience Forum

Jul 1, 2016

Have your say and nominate yourself – or one of your colleagues - to become a member of the Cambridge Neuroscience Forum. Nominations close on Friday 22nd July.

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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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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 Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Centres 2016: Foundations of inclusive growth

Jun 3, 2016

Under this call, ESRC plans to fund two centres with up to £5M full economic cost (fEC) over five years available for each centre. The call will be announced later this month, with a deadline in September 2016.

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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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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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Postdoctoral Research Associate, Wellcome Trust-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science (Fixed Term)

Jun 1, 2016

The laboratory of Florian T. Merkle is seeking an outstanding postdoctoral applicant to help develop human cellular models of obesity.

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Join the CamBRAIN executive committee

May 16, 2016

Would you like to a part of the executive committee for one of the largest neuroscience communities in the UK?

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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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Welcome to WHAT IF!

May 9, 2016

The first truly global business idea competition and accelerator programme.

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Human brain anatomy 3-day course - last chance to book

May 5, 2016

Human brain anatomy courses in central London, suitable for undergraduates and postgraduates in medicine, neuroscience and psychology.

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Focus on Early Diagnosis of Dementia by Magnetic Resonance

May 5, 2016

The conference is organized by imaging and clinical dementia scientists from Universities of Bristol, Bath, Cardiff and Cambridge and supported by Alzheimer’s Research UK.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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in conversation with Professor Uta Frith - May 5th @5.30pm

Apr 27, 2016

The Master of Churchill College,  Professor Dame Athene Donald DBE, FRS, is hosting a series of ‘conversation’ style talks with eminent academics, of which the first three are women who have made it to the top in their own particular ways.

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MRC Biostatisitics Unit course on Advanced Bayesian Modelling

Apr 27, 2016

The MRC Biostatistics Unit will be running a two day course on Advanced Bayesian Modelling with BUGS, taking place on Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th May.

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The Michael J. Fox Foundation's Parkinson's Research Funding on Trialect

Apr 26, 2016

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) is soliciting pre-proposals across its three core funding programs.

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Professor Kathy Hirsh-Pasek - Public Lecture on Monday 18th April @5pm

Apr 15, 2016

Public Lecture with Professor Kathy Hirsh-Pasek – Monday 18th April @5pm at Newnham College followed by a wine reception. The Power of Play: How play motivates children’s academic and social development”.

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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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Foundations of the Educated Brain: Infancy and Early Childhood -

Mar 24, 2016

Come along to the first  of the ‘The Educated Brain’ seminar series.

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Interdisciplinary workshop - New Horizons in Pre Clinical MRI

Mar 24, 2016

Topics will include the use of resting state fMRI and diffusion MRI to identify connectivity fingerprints for comparative neuroscience, high-resolution structural morphometry and spectroscopy in models of neurological disease in addition to using MRI to refine targeted surgery.

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CamBRAIN: Careers event

Mar 24, 2016

From industry and science communication to policy work and academia, listen to talks, speak to the experts, and join for a drinks reception afterwards!

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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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Biology and Bioengineering tools in the treatment of H2020 age-related diseases

Mar 23, 2016

Registration is free but required for this local meeting.

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Cambridge Neuroscience Public Lecture with Professor Giovanna Mallucci

Mar 14, 2016

Come along on Thursday to the Cambridge Neuroscience Public Lecture that will run as part of this year's Cambridge Science Festival - Physiology building, Downing site @ 5.30pm.

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Cambridge Neuroscience Public Lecture with Professor Giovanna Mallucci

Mar 14, 2016

Come along on Thursday to the Cambridge Neuroscience Public Lecture that will run as part of this year's Cambridge Science Festival - Physiology building, Downing site @ 5.30pm

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Professors Trevor Robbins and Barbara Sahakian awarded the Robert Sommer Medal for research on schizophrenia.

Mar 1, 2016

Congratulations to Professors Trevor Robbins and Barbara Sahakian on being awarded the Robert Sommer Medal to honour outstanding research in the field of schizophrenia.

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Cambridge Neurological Society conference and workshop - March 12th

Mar 1, 2016

Cambridge Neurological Society (CNS) invites you to the CNS Conference 2016 on 12th of March, where you will have an opportunity to present your research as well as take part in interactive seminars and hands-on workshops.

 

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Position available: Sleep & EEG in Huntington's disease

Mar 1, 2016

You will be part of a research team investigating sleep-wake behaviour and EEG in normal and transgenic mouse models of HD, based in the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge.

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Collaborative WT award on HD for UCL and Cambridge researchers

Feb 29, 2016

The 5-year, £3.4 million investment will support research to help our understanding of disease mechanisms in HD and, importantly, their response to treatment.

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‘Games for the Brain’ – Professor Barbara Sahakian gives the Darwin Lecture

Feb 29, 2016

This year, the series is themed ‘Games’ and Professor Sahakian’s lecture was titled ‘Games for the Brain’.

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Call for symposia proposals for BNA 2017

Feb 17, 2016

The BNA2017: Festival of Neuroscience will take place at Birmingham International Conference Centre (ICC), 10-13 April 2017, in association with The Physiological Society.

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Neuroscience and Brain Science at the Cambridge Science Festival

Feb 17, 2016

Check out all the neuroscience and brain research taking place at this year's Cambridge Science Festival.

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Neuroscience at the Cambridge Science Festival

Feb 17, 2016

Check out the many neuroscience events at this year's Cambridge Science Festival.

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Wired Health 2016 - 29th April 2016

Feb 15, 2016

From diagnostics and neuroscience, to data-driven healthcare and new material sciences helping to re-build the human body, WIRED Health is a haven for disruptive thinking and innovation.

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CamBRAIN - Neuroethics Panel discussion on Gaming

Feb 9, 2016

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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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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Michel Goedert to deliver Perutz Lecture on February 10th 2016

Feb 4, 2016

Michel Goedert will deliver the Perutz Lecture on February 10th at Peterhouse College

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Postdoctoral Research Associate/Research Assistant in Behavioural Neuroscience

Jan 26, 2016

An opening is available for a Postdoctoral Research Associate/Research Assistant in Behavioural Neuroscience to join The Translational Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory (Directors: Professor Lisa Saksida and Professor Timothy Bussey) in the Department of Psychology.

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Brain waves could help predict how we respond to general anaesthetics

Jan 22, 2016

The complex pattern of ‘chatter’ between different areas of an individual’s brain while they are awake could help doctors better track and even predict their response to general anaesthesia

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Cocaine addiction: Scientists discover ‘back door’ into the brain

Jan 22, 2016

Individuals addicted to cocaine may have difficulty in controlling their addiction because of a previously-unknown ‘back door’ into the brain, circumventing their self-control.

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Neurocompuation:From Brains to Machines - Report on workshop

Jan 11, 2016

On 25th November 2015, over 70 researchers gathered for an interdisciplinary workshop on Neurocomputation: from brains to machines, chaired by Professor Zoe Kourtzi and organised by Cambridge Neuroscience with support from Cambridge Big Data.

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CNS 2016: Registration is now open!

Jan 11, 2016

This promises to be an excellent day with an outstanding programme, poster exhibition and conference dinner at Downing College. Don’t miss out and Register Now.

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Arthritis Research UK funded research associate position available in Pharmacology

Jan 5, 2016

Applications are invited for an Arthritis Research UK funded research associate position in the laboratory of Dr Ewan St. John Smith at the Department of Pharmacology

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Congratulations to Professor Alastair Compston on being appointed CBE

Jan 5, 2016

Professor of Neurology Alastair Compston was appointed CBE ‘for services to multiple sclerosis treatment’.

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