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Public Engagement Evaluation Training | 9th October | Places available

Oct 3, 2018

Places are available for the Cambridge Biosciences PE Network Evaluation Training course. It will be a one day training delivered by Dr Jamie Gallagher

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Interdisciplinary Workshop - Language, Brains & Machines

Oct 3, 2018

The aim of this workshop is to explore the opportunity presented by Cambridge research strengths in neuroscience, speech and language technology, and linguistics to lead new research in the emerging field of computational neurolinguistics.

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Postdoc Neurotalk | Consciousness | Thursday 25th October at the Brew House (6pm)

Oct 2, 2018

PNN are pleased to announce the first 'Postdoc centric' Neurotalk in association with CamBRAIN taking place at The Brew House on King Street from 6-7.30pm on Thursday 25th October.

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Restricted call: ESRC New Investigator Grants (internal deadline 12th November 2018)

Sep 26, 2018

The call is open to high-quality candidates who have a maximum of four years’ postdoctoral experience. 

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Data Science for Experimental Design

Sep 24, 2018

The Alan Turing Institute in London is organising a free one-day conference called Data Science for Experimental Design.

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Cambridge Postdoc Neuroscience Network launch BBQ | Sept 22nd 2018

Sep 20, 2018

Sign up for the Launch BBQ of the Cambridge Postdoc Neuroscience Network is now open!

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Join Innovation i-Teams for the Michaelmas Term

Sep 20, 2018

Both courses are open to all post-graduates, and Development i-Teams is also open to undergraduates.

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Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium 2018 | 13 November 2018

Sep 20, 2018

A research and networking event for researchers in the language sciences at the University of Cambridge.

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Restricted call: BBSRC 2018 ALERT Mid-range equipment initiative

Sep 18, 2018

Applications are invited for mid-range equipment costing over £200,000 including VAT. Applications will typically be from groups of researchers in one or more eligible institutions for instrumentation to be deployed on a multi-project and multi-use basis.

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Public Engagement Starter Fund

Aug 28, 2018

The Public Engagement Starter Fund is an exciting opportunity for University of Cambridge researchers to apply for small grants to undertake innovative public engagement with research activities.

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Editors' Choice Award for the journal “Human Brain Mapping” goes to MRC CBSU

Jul 26, 2018

Congratulations to Linda Geerligs,Kamen Tsvetanov, Rik Henson and Cam-CAN colleagues, who won the Editors' Choice Award for the journal 'Human Brain Mapping' at the recent Human Brain Mapping conference.

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Call open for Cambridge Neuroscience Interdisciplinary Workshops

Jul 24, 2018

Cambridge Neuroscience invites proposals for a series of four funded workshops in neuroscience that will promote novel interactions between laboratories within Cambridge working in different areas of neuroscience.

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CamBRAIN - Nominate yourself for the Executive committee

Jul 24, 2018

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

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Surveying the regional impact of Cambridge University's research

Jul 24, 2018

The University has just launched a survey to explore the impact of Cambridge University’s research on the East of England, and have asked all researchers to respond.

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Dance Ensemblé | Enchanté | Cambridge Junction | 31st August-1st September 2018

Jul 24, 2018

Dance Ensemblé will present Enchanté at the Cambridge Junction on 31st August and 1st September with proceeds going  to help the Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust.

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Going to FENS2018? Cambridge Neuroscience Meet Up! Tuesday July 10th

Jun 21, 2018

This is a great opportunity to network informally over some drinks with colleagues and make new friends in the beautiful surrounds of Berlin.

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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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ESRC Knowledge Exchange Studentship

Jun 19, 2018

The successful candidate will conduct a 3-year ESRC Targeted PhD studentship in the area of Lifelong Learning under the supervision of Prof Zoe Kourtzi at the Adaptive Brain Lab.

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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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FENS Concussion Satellite 2018 - PROGRESS IN CONCUSSION RESEARCH

Jun 12, 2018

This FENS Satellite conference will cover aspects of concussion/mTBI including its epidemiology; acute and chronic clinical features, mechanisms and management; biomarkers; and actuarial considerations of CTE.

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Biomedical Industry Exchange programme funding

May 30, 2018

Applications are now invited for the CATS flexible Biomedical Industry Engagement scheme, supported by the BBSRC and MRC to promote innovative academic-industry interactions.

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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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3rd UK Dementia MRI conference

May 25, 2018

The 2-day MRI conference: An excellent conference on the doorstep! Again we are giving PhD students and post-docs the  opportunity for short presentations and posters.

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ARUK Cambridge Research Network Scientific Meeting

May 25, 2018

The ARUK Cambridge Research Network Scientific Meeting will take place at the MRC LMB on June 22nd 2018.

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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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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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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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Inaugural internal conference for public engagement at the University of Cambridge

May 24, 2018

This conference will provide a professional development and networking opportunity across the University.

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Going to FENS2018? Find out about FENS2020 (in Glasgow!)

May 24, 2018

The BNA is proud to be the host society for the FENS Forum 2020, which will be held in Glasgow.

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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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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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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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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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Going to FENS2018? Cambridge Neuroscience Meet Up! Tuesday July 10th

May 24, 2018

Cambridge Neuroscience are planning an informal gathering that will be held in Berlin during FENS 2018.

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Prof. Barry Everitt nominated as candidate for president-elect of SfN

May 24, 2018

Current FENS president, Prof. Barry Everitt has been announced as a candidate for the position of president-elect of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) in elections that will close on June 1st 2018

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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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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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Innovation Forum #IMAGINEIF workshop

May 22, 2018

Innovation Forum's first #IMAGINEIF workshop: a great chance to know more about building the ideal team for your start-up!!

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Business Modelling Session with EPOC and Cambridge Enterprise

May 21, 2018

This workshop will provide University of Cambridge postdocs with an overview of business modelling and will take them through how to use the Business Model Canvas effectively in the Postdoc Business Plan Competition.

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Immunology & CID PhD & Postdoc Day 7 June 2018

May 21, 2018

This year The Cambridge Immunology Network and Cambridge Infectious Diseases Interdisciplinary Research Centre are hosting a joint PhD and Post Doc Day on the Biomedical Campus. 

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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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Cambridge New Therapeutics Forum (CamNTF) June Meeting

May 11, 2018

The June meeting of the Cambridge New Therapeutics Forum (CamNTF) focuses around drug delivery and is now open for registration.

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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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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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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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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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Restricted call: ESRC Large Grants competition 2018 (internal deadline 10th May 2018)

Apr 19, 2018

The aim of this call is to fund proposals for standard research projects, large-scale surveys, infrastructure projects, and for methodological developments in any area of the social sciences. 

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Postdoc Business Plan Competition 2018 - Launch night 2 May

Apr 19, 2018

Cambridge Enterprise and the Entrepreneurial Postdocs of Cambridge shall be hosting a launch event on Wednesday 2nd May (6-8pm) for the 2018 Postdoc Business Plan Competition at the Postdoc Centre on Mill Lane.

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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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Restricted call: NYAS-Takeda 2019 Innovators in Science Award (internal deadline 09 May 2018)

Apr 17, 2018

The New York Academy of Sciences and Takeda Corporation have opened nominations for the 2019 Innovators in Science Award, in the field of Regenerative Medicine.

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HBP International Conferences - What is the quest of consciousness?

Apr 17, 2018

The conference will bring together the latest trends, insights and ideas from some of the leading researchers and thinkers on consciousness.

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Management of traumatic brain injury: current best practice - June 15th 2018

Apr 17, 2018

This meeting will provide state of the art management of all stages of the patient’s pathway from the pre-hospital scene, to the emergency department, intensive care and rehabilitation.

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CamBRAIN Careers event - May 2nd 2018

Apr 17, 2018

CamBRAIN is holding an careers evening to hear from a range of professionals who have used their neuroscience degree to excel n a variety of different fields.

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Cambridge Memory Meeting 2018 | May 11th 2018

Apr 6, 2018

The annual Cambridge Memory meeting will take place at the MRC CBSU on Friday, May 11th 2018. 

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Dr Asya Rolls speaking 'Manipulating the brain to control immunity'

Apr 6, 2018

There is an extra neuroscience seminar, hosted by the glia club, on Monday 9th of April 4:30pm at the Hodgkin-Huxley Seminar Room PDN (Physiology building) Downing Site.

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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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DPUK Annual Conference 2018: Using the power of cohorts

Apr 4, 2018

Register now for this free one-day conference. Attendees will develop an in-depth knowledge of DPUK's ground-breaking Data Portal, Clinical Studies Register and multicentre experimental medicine activity.

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Abstract deadline extended for FENS Forum 2018

Apr 4, 2018

The extended Abstract deadline is 15 April 2018. Don't miss out - present your data at the forthcoming FENS forum!

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The Believing Brain: Neuroscience of Belief CamBRAIN panel discussion event

Mar 28, 2018

How our beliefs are born, developed and reinforced depends upon a multitude of factors such as our environment, experiences and genetics. But what role does our brain play?

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Cambridge Imaging Festival 2018

Mar 28, 2018

The date has been announced for the 2018 Cambridge Imaging Festival. It will be held in the CRUK lecture theatre, Cambridge, and will be held on the Tuesday 15th May 2018.

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Gretschen Amphlet Memorial Lecture - Parkinson's disease - 17th April

Mar 20, 2018

Parkinson’s UK will hold their our annual Cambridge research lecture at Fitzwilliam College - Dr Simon Stott and Professor Oliver Bandmann will talk about simple tests that promise to turn the treatment of Parkinson’s on its head.

 

 

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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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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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1st Cambridge Computational Psychiatry Workshop (CCPW2018) - March 13th 2018

Feb 15, 2018

The aim of this meeting is to facilitate the emerging science of Computational Psychiatry here at Cambridge. 

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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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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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Alzheimer's Society Dementia Research Leaders awards 2018

Feb 9, 2018

Alzheimer's Society is delighted to launch the 2018 Dementia Research Leaders awards, which recognise the contribution that early and mid-career researchers make to dementia research and people affected by dementia.

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Restricted call: UKRI CDTs in Artificial Intelligence (internal deadline: 28 February 2018)

Feb 9, 2018

This is a cross-UKRI activity which builds on collaborative work between the Research Councils and Innovate UK to develop a clear picture of the training needs in AI, related technologies, their applications and implications. 

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Nominations for the "2019 Breakthrough Prize" - Funder's deadline 30 April 2018

Feb 6, 2018

Up to four 2019 Breakthrough Prizes in Life Sciences ($3 million each) will be awarded to individuals who have made transformative advances in understanding living systems and extending human life.

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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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Enhancing the Brain and Wellbeing in Health and Disease

Feb 5, 2018

Prof. Barbara J. Sahakian will speak today at the Cambridge Society for the Application of Research.

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Write/Blog for Psychology Today

Feb 5, 2018

The Psychology Today website is inviting Cambridge Neuroscience members to join its expanding community of bloggers.

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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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PE opportunities: Would you like to volunteer for Cambridge Neuroscience during the Cambridge Science Festival?

Feb 5, 2018

Get some valuable public engagement experience by volunteering with Cambridge Neuroscience at the Cambridge Science Festival - workshop this evening!

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Science & Politics in Italy: building opportunities for an uneasy alliance...

Feb 2, 2018

Hosted by the, Cambridge University Italian Society, Elena Cattaneo will discuss science and politics on Monday 5th Feb.

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EPSRC Open Meeting – University of Cambridge, 8th February 2018, 11.30am

Feb 2, 2018

Professor Tom Rodden, Deputy Chief Executive Officer at EPSRC, is visiting the University of Cambridge on the 8th of February 2018.

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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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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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Brain Research UK invites grant applications

Jan 30, 2018

The deadline for receipt of preliminary applications is 5pm on Wednesday 28th March 2018.

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Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust - Medically Related Donations - Deadline 23 March 2018

Jan 29, 2018

The theme of the call will be the provision of an original care model for the severely disabled.

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Cambridge Enterprise Consultancy 101 workshop and networking lunch

Jan 26, 2018

Are you considering becoming a consultant? Perhaps you are already consulting, but want to learn more about how to work more effectively, get the best price for your skills or simplify admin work?

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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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2nd International Conference on Sleep Spindling and Related Phenomena

Jan 18, 2018

The 2nd International Conference on Sleep Spindling and Related Phenomena will take place between May 24-26, 2018 in Budapest, Hungary.

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Upcoming events from CATS

Jan 16, 2018

Attendance at either event is free but registration is required through the links below.

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Travel grants for FENS from Proteintech

Jan 12, 2018

Proteintech is proud to support researchers by offering 4 x €500 travel grants to attend the 2018 FENS Forum meeting in Berlin.

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Dr Dervila Glynn awarded BNA 2017 Public Engagement of Neuroscience award.

Jan 12, 2018

Dr Dervila Glynn was awarded the British Neuroscience Association 2017 Public Engagement of Neuroscience award.

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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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Congratulations to Professor Ian Goodyer OBE

Jan 12, 2018

Ian Goodyer, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, was made an OBE for his services to Psychiatry Research this year. 

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Psychosis incidence highly variable internationally

Jan 12, 2018

Rates of psychosis can be close to eight times higher in some regions compared to others, finds a new study led by researchers at UCL, King’s College London and the University of Cambridge.

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Internal funding opportunity: EPSRC IAA Postdoctoral Placements

Jan 12, 2018

This funding is available to allow EPSRC-funded postdocs to take up short-term placements in a partner organisation in industry, the public sector or third sector (not at other Universities).

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11th FENS Forum of Neuroscience - Berlin 2018

Jan 12, 2018

Deadlines are fast approaching for abstract submission, early bird delegate rates and travel grant applications. 

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Internal Funding Competition: ESRC Impact Acceleration Account Fund

Jan 12, 2018

The ESRC Impact Acceleration Account funding round is now open. 

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Internal Funding Call: EPSRC IAA Follow on Fund DEADLINE 26 January 2017

Jan 12, 2018

A call is now open for applications to the EPSRC IAA Follow on Fund.

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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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Brain Awareness Week - Financial support available

Jan 12, 2018

FENS, on behalf of the Dana Foundation, offers financial support of up to EUR 1,000 to event organisers within Europe during the Brain Awareness Week. 

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Inaugural meeting for a Consortium for AI in Medicine at Cambridge

Jan 12, 2018

A consortium for AI in medicine special interest group at Cambridge, led by Dr Richard Dybowski, with support from Cambridge Big Data Strategic Research Initiative.

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New year accolades for Cambridge Neuroscientists

Jan 12, 2018

Congratulations to all of our neuroscientists whose work has been recognised. 

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Director of MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit

Jan 12, 2018

The School of Clinical Medicine invites applications for the Director of the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit.

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Restricted call: Philip Leverhulme Prize - internal deadline 19th February 2018

Jan 12, 2018

Philip Leverhulme Prizes recognise the achievement of outstanding researchers whose work has already attracted international recognition and whose future career is exceptionally promising.

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Ferblanc charity seeks applications for neurological research grants

Jan 12, 2018

The trustees of the charity Ferblanc seek applications for grants from any individual or institution conducting neurological research into the cause, prevention, treatment and cure across a variety of disorders.

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Advances in brain imaging settle debate over spread of key protein in Alzheimer’s

Jan 12, 2018

In a study published recently in the journal Brain, a team led by scientists describe using a combination of imaging techniques how patterns of tau relate to the wiring of the brain in Alzheimer’s disease.

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The Borysiewicz Biomedical Sciences Fellowship Programme

Jan 12, 2018

The Borysiewicz Fellowships will take outstanding Cambridge postdocs and develop them into motivated, strategic future leaders ready to pursue a range of global questions and problems.

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Public Engagement Dementia Grants

Jan 8, 2018

The Alzheimer's society has a new dissemination grants scheme, which provides funding to support the sharing of research knowledge and material beyond researchers' own peer groups.

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FameLab 2018 - Take part in the Cambridge heats!

Jan 8, 2018

FameLab is a science communications competition designed to engage and entertain.

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Michael Faraday Prize and Lecture - Nominations now open

Jan 8, 2018

The call for nominations is now open. The closing date for nominations is 18.00 GMT on 29 January 2018.

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Nature Neuroscience seeks an Associate or Senior Editor

Jan 5, 2018

Nature Neuroscience seeks an Associate or Senior Editor to join the editorial team in New York or London.

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Grants available to collaborate with Université libre de Bruxelles

Jan 4, 2018

These grants support two-year collaborative research projects between researchers at Cambridge and the Université libre de Bruxelles at levels up to €30,000. 

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Emerging Epigenetics: Detecting and Modifying Epigenetic Marks - 12-13 March 2018

Jan 4, 2018

Emerging Epigenetics: Detecting and Modifying Epigenetic Marks' is now open for registration. 

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