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Restricted call: EPSRC Healthcare Impact Partnerships 2018/19

Jun 20, 2018

The EPSRC Healthcare Technologies theme has announced a call for the Healthcare Impact Partnerships 2018/19

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Funding Internal EPSRC IAA Partnership Development Awards and Knowledge Transfer Fellowships

Jun 18, 2018

A call is now open for applications to the EPSRC IAA Partnership Development Awards and Knowledge Transfer Fellowships schemes.

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BBSRC IAA pump-prime project internal call

Jun 14, 2018

The IAA funding will support projects of up to £15,000 and 3 months that enable new connections with industry or strengthen existing collaborations. 

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The Educated Brain - Final Policy event and website

May 24, 2018

On April 24th 2018, Cambridge Neuroscience together with Cambridge MP, Daniel Zeichner, hosted the concluding policy event of the Educated Brain seminar series at Westminster.

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2017 Roger de Spoelberch prize awarded to David Rubinsztein

May 11, 2018

Many congratulations to David Rubinsztein, who has been awarded the 2017 Roger de Spoelberch prize for his contributions to neurodegeneration research.

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BNA-sponsored ‘Women in Science’ database launch

May 24, 2018

Royal Holloway University of London (RHUL), the British Psychological Society (BPS), and the BNA are proud to announce a new joint initiative, the Women in Science Database (WISDATABASE).

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Alzheimer’s researchers win world’s top brain research prize

Mar 6, 2018

The 2018 Brain Prize is awarded to Michel Goedert (MRC LMB, Cambridge), Bart De Strooper (London and Leuven), Christian Haass (Munich) and John Hardy (London) for their groundbreaking research on the genetic and molecular basis of Alzheimer’s disease.

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2018 Academy of Medical Sciences Fellows

May 11, 2018

We are delighted that 3 members of Cambridge Neuroscience have been elected as Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

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Clinical research in surgery and the IDEAL framework

May 21, 2018

Angelos Kolias, together with a multi-disciplinary team of experts, has developed an update to the original IDEAL Framework papers published in 2009.

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BNA-sponsored ‘Women in Science’ database launch

May 24, 2018

Royal Holloway University of London (RHUL), the British Psychological Society (BPS), and the BNA are proud to announce a new joint initiative, the Women in Science Database (WISDATABASE).

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UK Stroke Research Meeting 11th – 12th September 2018

Feb 12, 2018

The meeting is aimed at stroke researchers (both clinical and basic science), as well as those who might be  interested in carrying out stroke research in the future, from medical student to junior Consultant/Senior Lecturer.

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A successful CNS2018 for Cambridge Neuroscience - photos

May 25, 2018

Cambridge Neuroscience was delighted to host the 30th Cambridge Neuroscience Seminar, 'Mental Plasticity & Development' together with the Department of Psychology on Monday 12th March 2018 at Robinson College.

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Elijah Mak awarded Rising Star in dementia research

May 24, 2018

Congratulations to Psychiatry PhD student Elijah Mak on being awarded the 'Rising Star in dementia research' award at the recent Alzheimer's Society annual conference.

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Nominations for the Brain Prize 2019 open

May 24, 2018

Nominations are now open for the €1 million prize, The Brain Prize, which is awarded by the Lundbeck Foundation. The call for Nominations is open until 1st September 2018.

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Brain cholesterol associated with increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease

May 24, 2018

Researchers have shown how cholesterol – a molecule normally linked with cardiovascular diseases – may also play an important role in the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Sense of control and meaning helps protect women from anxiety, study suggests

May 24, 2018

People who feel in control of their lives and who find purpose and meaning in life are less likely to have anxiety disorders even when going through the toughest times.

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Cambridge Neuroscience and GDPR

May 24, 2018

Cambridge Neuroscience has made some changes to its privacy policy. 

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HUMAN BRAIN ANATOMY COURSE | 24-26 July 2018 | LONDON

May 23, 2018

Details of forthcoming human brain anatomy courses taking place in London. 

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The Inflamed Mind - New book by Professor Ed Bullmore

May 11, 2018

Professor Ed Bullmore has recently published his new book entitled: 'The Inflamed Mind: a radical new approach to depression'. See here for videos, media coverage and upcoming events. 

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Mechanism behind neuron death in motor neurone disease and frontotemporal dementia discovered

May 11, 2018

Scientists have identified the molecular mechanism that leads to the death of neurons in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (also known as ALS or motor neurone disease) and a common form of frontotemporal dementia.

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Tourettes Action - Conference, funding and clinical consultation sessions

Apr 19, 2018

Tourettes Action works in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and is the leading support and research charity for people with tics or Tourette Syndrome and their families.

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Chinese and British neuroscientists discuss latest research in Shanghai

Apr 6, 2018

Trevor Robbins and Barbara Sahakian shared the latest developments in their research fields during the First Shanghai-Cambridge Workshop on Cognitive Neuroscience at Fudan University in Shanghai.

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Study in mice suggests personalised stem cell treatment may offer relief for progressive MS

Feb 23, 2018

Scientists have shown in mice that skin cells re-programmed into brain stem cells, transplanted into the central nervous system, help reduce inflammation and may be able to help repair damage caused by multiple sclerosis (MS).

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Claudia Pama launches campaign calling on research bodies to introduce proper sick pay provision

Feb 14, 2018

Claudia Pama launches campaign calling on research bodies to introduce proper sick pay provision.

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Healthy volunteers wanted for paid Smartphone Psychology study

Feb 5, 2018

Healthy volunteers WANTED for a paid research study at the University of Cambridge

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BNA2019: Symposia and workshops - call for submissions now open!

Feb 2, 2018

The largest event of its kind throughout Europe in 2019, the British Neuroscience Association in collaboration with Neuroscience Ireland and the British Society for Neuroendocrinology as Festival Partner is excited to be bringing the international Festival of Neuroscience to Dublin, a city of culture, excitement and neuroscience!

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Write for The Conversation

Feb 1, 2018

Would you be interested in writing for The Conversation and increasing the reach of your research?

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My Amazing Brain: Richard's War - Horizon | Feb 5th @ 21:00

Feb 2, 2018

Horizon (Monday Feb 5th @ 21:00) follows the story of Richard Gray and his remarkable recovery from a life-changing catastrophic stroke. 

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Can we prevent mental illness? Understanding risk and resilience

Jan 19, 2018

How can support from family and friends increase resilience against mental illness? Dr Anne Laura van Harmelen explains in new @MQMentalHealth blog

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Study of learning and memory problems in OCD helps young people unlock their potential at school

Feb 5, 2018

Almost 90% of young OCD patients have problems at school, home, or socially; with difficulties doing homework and concentrating at school being the two most common problems.

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Mindfulness training reduces stress during exam time

Dec 20, 2017

Mindfulness training can help support students at risk of mental health problems, concludes a randomised controlled trial carried out by researchers at the University of Cambridge.

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Schrödinger at 75—The Future of Biology

Jan 12, 2018

Early bird registration is now available for this unique event!

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New brain mapping technique highlights relationship between connectivity and IQ

Jan 12, 2018

A new and relatively simple technique for mapping the wiring of the brain has shown a correlation between how well connected an individual’s brain regions are and their intelligence.

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ERC Awards for Cambridge Neuroscientists

Dec 20, 2017

Cambridge Neuroscientists have been awarded prestigious European Research Council (ERC) funding to undertake pioneering research that can drive paradigm shifts in their designated fields.

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A successful BNA for Cambridge Neuroscience

Dec 20, 2017

Cambridge Neuroscience were very well represented at the BNA Christmas symposium with both talks and prizes!

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Cambridge Neuroscience takes on Tomorrow's World!

Dec 20, 2017

How will we care for, treat and use our minds over the coming decades? Watch BBC Tomorrow's World Live recorded at the Glasgow Science Centre. co presented by Cambridge Neuroscientist Dr Hannah Critchlow.

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Genetics study adds further evidence that education reduces risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Dec 20, 2017

The theory that education protects against Alzheimer’s disease has been given further weight by new research from the lab of Hugh Markus.

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Caffeine intake linked to impulsivity in problem gamblers

Dec 15, 2017

In a study published recently in Addictive Behaviours, Dr Samuel Chamberlain from Cambridge's Department of Psychiatry studied caffeine consumption and impulsivity in problem gamblers.

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Robin Franklin Wins Innovation Prize for Multiple Sclerosis Research

Dec 14, 2017

Professor Robin Franklin to receive the 2017 Barancik Prize for pioneering work to restore function for people with progressive MS.

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Congratulations to Dr Karen Ersche on Jacob P Waltezky Award

Dec 1, 2017

Dr Karen Ersche receives Jacob P. Waltezky Award for research on cocaine addiction at the recent SfN meeting. 

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MQ funds five pioneering early-career scientists to take on mental illness

Nov 29, 2017

Congratulations to Petra Vértes from the Department of Psychiatry on being awarded one of the 2017 MQ fellowships. 

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Sheep are able to recognise human faces from photographs

Nov 8, 2017

The study is part a series of tests given to the sheep to monitor their cognitive abilities.

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Cambridge Neuroscience welcomes new clinical Co-Director

Oct 30, 2017

Professor Paul Fletcher will replace Professor Ed Bullmore as Clinical Co-Director of Cambridge Neuroscience.

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Review of a wonderful 'Neural Networks' #NNHD2017

Oct 30, 2017

The 6th biennial Cambridge Neuroscience Symposium attracted neuroscientists from within and well beyond Cambridge - all here for #NNHD2017.

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Award of Royal College of Surgeons of England Hunterian Professorship

Oct 31, 2017

Mr Adel Helmy, University Lecturer Neurosurgery (Department of Clinical Neurosciences), has been awarded the Royal College of Surgeons of England Hunterian Professorship 2017 for his work on Neuroinflammation following Traumatic Brain Injury.

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Forthcoming BrainBox Initiative events & Opportunities

Oct 17, 2017

Brought to you by Rogue Resolutions, the BrainBox Initiative provides early career neuroscientists with opportunities to grow, develop and showcase their research.

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