Neuroscience Seminars

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Here are some lectures, seminars and talks that may be of interest. The links reach further information on each presentation.

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November
Mon 20th Nov 1:00pmDevelopmental trajectories of ADHD symptoms from childhood to late adolescence
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Aja Murray - Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Psychology, CambridgeKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Mon 20th Nov 4:00pmHow to give good talks
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Tom Manly (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Nick Mackintosh Seminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Tue 21st Nov 1:00pmSpaces for citizen involvement in healthcare: an ethnographic study
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Dr Alicia Renedo, London School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Tue 21st Nov 1:00pmCrowding and the disruptive effect of clutter throughout the visual system
Craik Club
The host for this talk is Dr Paul Bays
Dr John Greenwood, Department of Experimental Psychology, UCLKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Wed 22nd Nov 10:30amNeural synchrony through gaze in adult-infant dyads
ARClub Talks
Victoria Leong, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore & Affiliated Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of CambridgeLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Wed 22nd Nov 12:30pmLearning and plasticity in adolescence
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Delia Fuhrmann (UCL)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 23rd Nov 11:00amPost-hoc tests, multiple comparisons, contrasts and handling interactions
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 23rd Nov 12:00pmCentral nervous system pericytes: new insight on their identity and potential role in brain repair
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Dr Ilknur Ozen - Lund UniversityvGB Seminar Room (library)
Thu 23rd Nov 12:30pmDepersonalisation Disorder: from psychopathology to cognitive neuroscience
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Anthony David, Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, King’s College, LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 23rd Nov 1:00pmInvestigating the Functional Anatomy of Motion Processing Pathways in the Human Brain
Craik Club
Dr Samatha Strong, School of Optometry and Visual Science, BradfordKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Thu 23rd Nov 3:30pmThe surprising subtleties of changing emotional memory
Chaucer Club
Merel Kindt (U. of Amsterdam) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 23rd Nov 4:00pmFoster Talk: "How my brain is getting me the best reward" Professor Wolfram Schultz
Foster Talks
Professor Wolfram Schultz, PDN, CambridgeHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 24th Nov 1:15pmMechanisms of filopodia regulation
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Jenny Gallop, Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon InstituteBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 24th Nov 4:30pmMetacontrol: The Yin and Yang of cognitive control
Zangwill Club
Professor Bernhard Hommel, Leiden University Institute for Psychological Research & Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition, Leiden University, The NetherlandsGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 27th Nov 11:00amBackprop through the Void: Optimizing Control Variates for Black-Box Gradient Estimation.
Machine Learning @ CUED
Geoff Roeder (University of Toronto)CBL Seminar Room
Mon 27th Nov 4:00pmFunctional MRI: physics and physiology
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Marta Correia & Daniel Mitchell (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Nick Mackintosh Seminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Mon 27th Nov 4:30pmAdrian Seminars in Neuroscience - ANNUAL LECTURE Rachel Wilson "Neural correlates of orienting behaviors and latent action biases"
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Rachel Wilson, Harvard Medical SchoolPhysiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Tue 28th Nov 1:00pmNeuroimaging studies of binocular vision: States, traits, debates.
Craik Club
The host for this talk is Professor Zoë Kourtzi
Dr Janine Mendola (McGill)Kenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Thu 30th Nov 11:00amPower analysis
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 30th Nov 12:00pmModulation of Astroglial Lipocalin 2 Expression with RNA Nanotherapeutics
rv254's list
Dr Jayden Smith - Clifford Allbutt Building, University of CambridgevGB Seminar Room (library)
Thu 30th Nov 12:30pmKetamine for treatment resistant depression: prospects and pitfalls
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Rupert McShane, Dementia Clinical Network Lead - Oxford Academic Health Science NetworkSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 30th Nov 3:30pmTesting your memory: The many consequences of retrieval on long-term learning and retention
Chaucer Club
David Shanks (UCL)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
December
Fri 1st Dec 4:30pmHeart and minds: The hidden impacts on emotion and memory
Zangwill Club
Dr Sarah Garfinkel, Brighton and Sussex Medical School. University of Sussex, BrightonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Thu 7th Dec 11:00amLatent variable models: factor analysis and all that
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 7th Dec 12:00pmDown syndrome cathepsin deficits and Alzheimer’s disease
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Prof Frances Wiseman - University College LondonvGB Seminar Room (library)
Thu 7th Dec 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Ian Goodyer, Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 7th Dec 4:00pmFoster Talk: Science Magazine's "Breakthrough of the Year' 2016
Foster Talks
Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz, PDN CambridgeHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Wed 13th Dec 10:30amBinocular vision and Autism Spectrum Disorder
ARClub Talks
Dr Jan Skerswetat, Lecturer in Vision Science at the Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Vision and Hearing Science, Anglia Ruskin UniversityLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Wed 13th Dec 11:00amTBC
Machine Learning @ CUED
Professor Andrew Wilson, Cornell UniversityCBL Seminar Room
Wed 13th Dec 11:00amTBC
Machine Learning @ CUED
Professor Andrew Wilson, Cornell UniversityCBL Seminar Room
Thu 14th Dec 12:30pmRetaining hope in the management of treatment resistant depression
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Hamish McAllister-Williams, Professor of Affective Disorders, University of Newcastle upon TyneSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
January
Tue 23rd Jan 1:00pmThe role of attachment in cults and radicalization
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Dr Alexandra Stein, Mary Ward Centre, LondonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
February
Tue 6th Feb 1:00pmWhat constitutes 'discrimination' in everyday talk? Argumentative lines and the social representations of discrimination
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Dr Katy Greenland, Cardiff University Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Wed 14th Feb 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Dr Hilary Wong, Academic Clinical Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics, University of Cambridge; Senior Specialty Registrar, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, University College London HospitalLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 15th Feb 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr John-Paul Taylor, Senior Clincial Lecturer, Institute of Neuroscience, University of NewcastleSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Fri 16th Feb 11:00amLipschitz Global Optimization
Machine Learning @ CUED
Professor Yaroslav D Sergeyev, Universita della CalabriaCBL Seminar Room
Tue 20th Feb 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Dr Charis Psaltis, University of Cyprus, NicosiaGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Thu 22nd Feb 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Rimona Weil, Wellcome Clinical Research Career Development Fellow, Institute of Neurology, University College, LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Wed 28th Feb 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Professor Ed Bullmore, FRCP, FRCPsych, FMedSci, Head of Department of Psychiatry, University of CambridgeLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
March
Tue 6th Mar 1:00pmBringing Personality Theory Back to Life: On Persons-in-Context, Idiographic Strategies, and Lazarus
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Prof Daniel Cervone, University of Illinois at Chicago (USA)Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Wed 14th Mar 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Dr Idalmis Santiesteban, ESRC Future Research Leaders Fellow and Affiliate Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of CambridgeLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 15th Mar 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Ulrike Schmidt, Professor of Eating Disorders and Head of the Department of Psychological Medicine at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 22nd Mar 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones, Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Division of Brain Science, Imperial College LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
April
Thu 12th Apr 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Paul Harrison, Department of Psychiatry, University of OxfordSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
May
Tue 1st May 1:00pmSocial Representations of Women who Live as Men in Northern Albania
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Ellen Robertson, Department of Psychology, Univeristy of CambridgeGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Tue 15th May 1:00pmBeyond crazy: Rationality, irrationality, and conspiracy theory
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Professor Robbie Sutton, University of KentGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site