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Cambridge-Fudan Cognitive Neuroscience seminar | November 24

Nov 19, 2020

Below the details for the next Cambridge Cognitive Neuroscience seminar, to be held online on November 24th at 8 am GMT (4 pm Beijing time)

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'Frontal lobe function and the psychopathology of everyday life' with Professor Trevor Robbins

Nov 19, 2020

#LivefromLucy in conjunction with Connections: 'Frontal lobe function and the psychopathology of everyday life' with Professor Trevor Robbins

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Cambridge New Therapeutics Forum - November event

Nov 16, 2020

The purpose of the CamNTF is to promote interactions between scientists from academia & industry in order to improve opportunities for biotechnology research and development.

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How and why to commercialise your hearing research

Nov 16, 2020

The Medicines Discovery Catapult are running a series of webinars to explore the emerging hearing medicines landscape.

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Introduction to diagnostic and device regulation in the UK, EU and US

Nov 16, 2020

Are you keen to see your approach make a difference, but daunted by the prospect of obtaining regulatory approval?

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2 x Research Associate or Assistant positions in Cognitive Computational Neuroimaging

Oct 29, 2020

Exciting opportunity to work with Prof Zoe Kourtzi at the Adaptive Brain Lab.

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East of England Global Health Conference

Oct 21, 2020

Join us online for two half – day sessions, bringing together an interdisciplinary panel of guest speakers and experts in the field of global health. The theme is collaboration for impact.

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Observatory of Human-Machine Collaboration pump priming call

Oct 9, 2020

The OHMC is soliciting proposals of small equipment for the use in collaborative research in the areas of Human-Machine Collaboration.

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The climate crisis is a health crisis: how can innovation help?

Oct 6, 2020

Please see below for information about Innovation Forum Cambridge’s next free webinar on the climate crisis.

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Gene therapy: success and affordability

Oct 6, 2020

Is gene therapy the next big thing? Are we already in the midst of a revolution?

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The Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Oct 6, 2020

This virtual meeting will take place on 17 November 2020.

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Postdocs of Cambridge Society - webinar

Oct 6, 2020

If you are a Cambridge postdoc and would like to learn more about how to commercialise the outcomes of your research, including protecting your intellectual property, or disclosing your inventions to the University; Cambridge Enterprise will be holding this webinar to explain how it‘s done and how they can help.

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Development i-Teams- help use Cambridge ideas in the developing world

Oct 6, 2020

The course will run online at 7pm UK time on Tuesday evenings from October 20th to November 24th, with approximately 4 hours of individual work needed each week.

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A License to Tick-off the Box: Female Representation in Top Management and Organisational Diversity Priority

Oct 6, 2020

In memory of Sucheta Nadkarni, the Judge Business School are delighted to invite you to the inaugural Sucheta Nadkarni Research Seminar, which will be given by Lionel Paolella.

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Launch meeting: Physics in Life and Medicine

Oct 6, 2020

This interdisciplinary meeting will introduce the new ambitions of the network, and host funders and speakers from a diversity of related disciplines, invited panellists will help direct and answer questions.

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Isaac Newton Trust / Wellcome Trust ISSF / University of Cambridge Joint Research Grants Scheme

Oct 6, 2020

This scheme is aimed at newly independent principal investigators. The primary aim of the scheme is to provide support for newly appointed individuals to allow them to develop projects which will lead to a full application for external funding.

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Brain Injury Technologies Think Tank 2020

Oct 6, 2020

Be part of the Brain Injury Technologies Think Tank (BITT) to look into how artificial intelligence and robotics have the potential to revolutionise medicine.

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Postdoc Business Plan Competition – Grand Finale 2020

Oct 6, 2020

Supported by the Entrepreneurial Postdocs of Cambridge and Taylor Vinters, watch six postdoc finalists pitch (online) to a panel of expert judges for a chance to win up to £20,000 investment in their business idea.

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Stem Cells UK Conference

Oct 6, 2020

The MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, working together with the London Stem Cell Network and the Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Edinburgh, are organising the second Stem Cells UK meeting, to be held online on 23rd November 2020.

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Save the date: AstraZeneca and University of Cambridge joint virtual Science Symposium.

Oct 6, 2020

Join the first ever joint science symposium between AstraZeneca and the University of Cambridge.

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Tech-Know Tuesdays speaker invitation

Jul 29, 2020

The team are looking for speakers for the next term of talks and would love to hear from anyone with a story to tell about a new technology they are working with.

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Postdoctoral Scientist - Neurobiology - Dr Michael Hastings

Jul 27, 2020

This is a three-year training and development position for a Postdoctoral Scientist who has recently completed their doctoral studies, is moving into a new research discipline or has limited experience of key transferable skills.

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Global Future Council (GFC) Fellows for the 2020-2021 - open to Post Docs

Jul 27, 2020

GFC Fellows are postdoctoral scholars at leading universities who are disposed with a future-looking and systems-oriented mindset.

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Open Science Conference 2020

Jul 27, 2020

As part of the BNA's credibility in neuroscience project, they have teamed up with the Brainbox Initiative to deliver an online event aiming to promote and establish open science in non-invasive brain stimulation and neuroimaging by sharing current practices.

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BNA - NOMINATIONS FOR PRESIDENT-ELECT

Jul 27, 2020

Any member of the BNA can nominate an individual to become President-Elect.

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Thank you from CamBRAIN!

Jul 27, 2020

We would like to thank all of those who participated in the Virtual Journal Club events during Lent and Easter terms. 

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How to apply to IMAGINE IF! Global competition and pre-accelerator program

Jul 27, 2020

Do you have a great scientific idea and want to bring it to commercial reality? Do you want to benefit from expert mentoring, professional training and support, international networking opportunities, exposure to investors and more...?

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Improving Student Mental Health: A population-level approach

Jul 27, 2020

Join us for our virtual conference, as we develop the concept of a population-based, whole-university approach to student mental health.

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Mindful of AI: Language, Technology and Mental Health

Jul 27, 2020

This two-day virtual interdisciplinary workshop brings together a diverse group of researchers from academia, industry and government, with specialisms in many different disciplines, to discuss the different effects, both positive and negative, that AI-based communications technologies are currently having, and will have, on mental health and well-being.

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Study shows how our brains remain active during familiar, repetitive tasks

Jul 27, 2020

New research, based on earlier results in mice, suggests that our brains are never at rest, even when we are not learning anything about the world around us.

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Antibody designed to recognise pathogens of Alzheimer’s disease

Jul 27, 2020

Researchers have found a way to design an antibody that can identify the toxic particles that destroy healthy brain cells – a potential advance in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.

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AI successfully used to identify different types of brain injuries

Jul 27, 2020

Researchers have developed an AI algorithm that can detect and identify different types of brain injuries.

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Problematic smartphone use linked to poorer grades, alcohol misuse and more sexual partners

Jul 27, 2020

The researchers found that one in five (20%) of survey respondents reported problematic smartphone use.

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Neurodegeneration Challenge Network (NDCN) online forum - Webinar

Jul 27, 2020

The second webinar of the Neurodegeneration Challenge Network (NDCN)will be held on Thursday, 30th July.

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Webinar | Advances in cellular reprogramming: from stem cells to printed tissues

Jun 26, 2020

Join this webinar hosted by Mark Kotter's start-up, Bit Bio, where he and Professor Hagan Bayley from Oxford University will discuss how the lab's approach to cellular reprogramming is being used to generate reliable cell models for CNS research, including Hagan's innovative 3d cell printing technology.

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Webinar series | Pushing the limits of scale

Jun 26, 2020

This online seminar series from Miltenyi Biotec will provide an inside view into light sheet fluorescence microscopy technologies for high-resolution imaging of large sample volumes.

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Graduate Studentship Award - Deadline July 15

Jun 26, 2020

Within the framework of this formal collaboration, we invite applications for competitive Graduate Studentship Awards to support students working in one of two areas: 1) Nervous System Development, Homeostasis, Degeneration and Repair, and 2) Autism and Related Neurodevelopmental Conditions.

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The International Neuroethics Society (INS) - Call for essays

Jun 26, 2020

The International Neuroethics Society (INS) and the International Youth Neuroscience Association (IYNA) are pleased to announce a call for submissions for the Neuroethics Essay Contest in 2020.

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EPSRC Strategic Advisory Teams - Membership Vacancies (Funder deadline 31 July 2020)

Jun 26, 2020

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Council (EPSRC) is welcoming applications for membership of its Strategic Advisory Teams (SATs).

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Pre-Announcement: EPSRC Research Software Engineer Fellowships (provisional internal deadline 14 July 2020)

Jun 26, 2020

The EPSRC has announced that the EPSRC Research Software Engineer (RSE) Fellowships will run this Summer.

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Restricted call: NIHR Second Call for Global Health Research Units (internal deadline 20 July 2020)

Jun 26, 2020

The NIHR (National Institute for Health Research) is inviting Universities to submit applications to the NIHR Global Health call, supporting applied health research and the strengthening of research capacity and sustainability, for the direct benefit of people in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs).

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Restricted call: British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships 2020 (internal deadline 4th September 2020)

Jun 26, 2020

The British Academy has informed us that the Postdoctoral Fellowships call will run again this year.  The Academy has indicated that it is likely there will be no changes to the scheme.

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Open Life Science Mentorship programme

Jun 26, 2020

The Open Life Science program helps early stage researchers and potential academic leaders in becoming Open Science ambassadors.

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Neurocourses UK - Online Neuroanatomy Courses

Jun 26, 2020

Pre-register for the online version of our famous Human Brain Anatomy Course and get access to the Limbic Brain Anatomy Course. R​egister by 30th June 2020.

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COVID-19 & Mental Health Workshop | 7 July 2020

Jun 26, 2020

Cambridge Neuroscience, CATS, and the Public Health@Cambridge Network are bringing together researchers across the University tackling mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic in an interactive workshop.

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Postdoc Neuroscience Network Virtual Panel Discussions | 16-17 July 2020

Jun 26, 2020

The Cambridge Neuroscience Postdoc Neuroscience Network Virtual Panel Discussions will take place Thursday 16 July (10am-12pm) and Friday 17 July (2-5pm). Registration is open now.

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Restricted call: BBSRC Strategic Longer and Larger grants: Frontier bioscience

May 18, 2020

Applications are welcome for cutting edge, innovative and ambitious research across all biological scales, including multi-scale approaches. Proposals must be over £2 million and can be up to five years in duration.

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Restricted call: ESRC New Investigator Grants (internal deadline 15th June 2020)

May 7, 2020

This scheme is suitable for early career researchers who have yet to make the transition to be an independent researcher.

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Online survey: How are you feeling during the Covid-19 pandemic?

Apr 29, 2020

The goal of this research (from work in Cambridge and Munich) is to inform regulations and communication in future crises.

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The Cambridge Innovation Forum is Recruiting!

Apr 14, 2020

The Innovation Forum predominantly consists of graduate students, whose passion and specialisms include Biotech, Data science, Pharma, Policy, Med-tech and Clean-tech sectors.

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Funding Call: RAEng Research Chairs and Senior Research Fellowships

Apr 14, 2020

Royal Academy of Engineering has announced the Research Chairs and Senior Research Fellowships call.

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Call For Collaboration For Development Of AI Support For COVID-19 Diagnosis And Prognosis

Apr 9, 2020

Call for collaboration for development of AI support for COVID-19 diagnosis and prognosis from imaging and clinical data, University of Cambridge, UK.

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COVID-19 funding calls - list

Apr 9, 2020

There are numerous external COVID19 funding calls open for clinical trials, development of new therapeutics, development of diagnostic testing and other research.

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Launch of Internal funding call: COVID-19 rapid response grants

Apr 9, 2020

The University’s institutional grants for translational research and impact acceleration have come together to launch this COVID-19 rapid response cross-disciplinary funding scheme.

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Rapid Mapping of Regional Academic Expertise and Capacity to Support the COVID-19 Response

Apr 9, 2020

The East of England Population Health Research Hub are conducting a rapid mapping to understand what academic skills are available regionally to support the COVID-19 response.

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Internal Funding - Wellcome Trust Developing Concept Fund and Medical Research Council Confidence in Concept

Apr 9, 2020

The WT Developing Concept Fund and MRC Confidence in Concept calls for internal pump-priming funding are now open.

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Postdoc Business Plan Competition 2020

Apr 9, 2020

This year's competition, sponsored by Taylor Vinters will be open for entry from Wednesday 29th April. To support you during the process, CE is hosting a number of online sessions, which will assist you in your application. 

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Cambridge to spearhead £20million alliance to map spread of COVID-19 coronavirus

Apr 9, 2020

The University of Cambridge is to take a leading role in a major national effort to help understand and control the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19).

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150 scientists from new institute join Cambridge fight against COVID-19

Apr 9, 2020

Based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, the Cambridge Institute of Therapeutic Immunology and Infectious Disease (CITIID) is integrated with the NHS both locally, through Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and nationally, in particular through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) BioResource.

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Cambridge Fighting COVID

Apr 9, 2020

Each episode includes an update on the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, and a review of the latest developments in SARS-CoV-2 biomedical research and experimental medicine.

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FENS Forum 2020: We are going virtual!

Apr 9, 2020

As a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the FENS Forum 2020 will be held entirely virtually.

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Join CamBRAIN at the Virtual Journal Club

Apr 9, 2020

Join members of CamBRAIN for future interactive virtual journal clubs.

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UKRI - Get funding for ideas that address COVID-19

Apr 6, 2020

Proposals are invited for short-term projects addressing and mitigating the health, social, economic, cultural and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Cambridge-China COVID-19 Collaboration (4C) Appeal

Apr 6, 2020

Sadaf Farooqi and Toni Vidal Puig are asking for your help with an Appeal they have launched to obtain high quality Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) for frontline staff in the NHS.

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Create a video for the University community

Apr 6, 2020

The University Communications office warmly invites all members of the University to share a video-message with the University community.

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Internal funding opportunity: GCRF QR 2020-21

Apr 3, 2020

A wide range of initiatives compliant with the UKRI Official Development Assistance (ODA) guidelines to promote the economic development and welfare of ODA eligible countries will be supported.

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The Evelyn Trust - Rapid response to challenge of COVID-19

Apr 3, 2020

To help with the rapid response to COVID-19, the Evelyn Trust has made an urgent call for projects that could contribute to the national and local effort.

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Urgent call for modellers to support epidemic modelling

Mar 30, 2020

The Royal Society is coordinating a call for Rapid Assistance in Modelling the Pandemic (RAMP).

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FENS-EJN image competition

Mar 13, 2020

FENS and EJN are launching an image competition for the new FENS website. Overall winning image will also feature as the cover image on an EJN issue. Send your images!

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Neurocomputation & AI in Neuroscience

Mar 5, 2020

There are limited places available for this exciting meeting that will take place in Downing College in March.

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CANCELLED - Volunteers wanted!

Mar 2, 2020

Would you like to gain some public engagement experience at this year's Science Festival?

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POSTPONED: Cambridge Imaging Festival (CIF) 2020

Feb 25, 2020

The 2020 (3rd) Cambridge Imaging Festival (CIF) will take place on Tuesday 19 May 2020, 9am-6pm

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Social Science Impact Conference_30 March 2020

Feb 21, 2020

The ESRC IAA Steering Group warmly invites all social scientists interested in knowledge exchange, impact, and research engagement beyond the university environment to the inaugural Social Science Impact Conference.

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Charles Warlow Prize by the British Association of Stroke Physicians

Feb 21, 2020

Congratulations to Nicholas Evans (Medicine) who has been awarded the prestigious Charles Warlow Prize by the British Association of Stroke Physicians.

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1907 Trailblazer Award - Neuroscience & Mental Health

Feb 21, 2020

This new early career neuroscience and mental health research prize ($120,000 USD) targets step-change, transformational proposals that might be harder to fund through standard means.  

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Funding: 2020 CDKL5 Program of Excellence Pilot Grant Program

Feb 19, 2020

The Orphan Disease Center(ODC) at the University of Pennsylvania in collaboration with the LouLou Foundation is pleased to announce the 2020 CDKL5 Program of Excellence Pilot Grant Program. Deadline 6th March 2020.

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Funding: Ferblanc Applications for 2020 grants are now welcomed.

Feb 19, 2020

The deadline is 5pm Friday 13th March 2020. Decisions will be made by early May.

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The Cambridge Spring School 2020: Lessons from Neural Injury 1st – 3rd April 2020

Feb 19, 2020

Welcome back to the Cambridge Spring School, organised by the Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Cambridge! This year’s event ‘Lessons from Neural Injury’, will explore what can be learned about disease mechanisms from clinical or experimental injury.

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Brain events at the Cambridge Science Festival - Week 2!

Feb 19, 2020

Researchers at the Cambridge Science Festival reveal latest insights into the brain in 37 different events - check out all of the events happening in week 2 of the Science Festival.

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Call for Forum Press Office Assistants at FENS 2020 (stipend)

Feb 19, 2020

Are you an early career neuroscientist, with a keen interest in science communications? We are looking for 3 Voluntary Press Office Assistants to ensure the smooth running of the Forum Press Centre. Application deadline: 16 March 2020.

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MathWorks at University of Cambridge: Machine & Deep Learning Workshop Series

Feb 19, 2020

Join Mathworks for a workshop series on Machine and Deep Learning in MATLAB - starts today!

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Brain events at the Cambridge Science Festival - Week 1!

Feb 19, 2020

Researchers at the Cambridge Science Festival reveal latest insights into the brain in 37 different events.

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CANCELLED - MEGUK 2020 - Cambridge 6-7 April 2020

Feb 19, 2020

The MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit is pleased to announce that the next MEGUK conference will be held in Cambridge (Magdalene College) on the 6-7 April 2020. 

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POSTPONED - Cambridge Neuroscience Theme Development workshops - Registration now open!

Feb 19, 2020

Cambridge Neuroscience is in the process of developing key themes cutting across discovery and translational research to represent Cambridge Neuroscience and showcase the highly collaborative and integrative character of our research community. Please have your say and join the workshops throughout Lent term. 

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FENS Forum 2020: it's time to submit your abstract!

Feb 13, 2020

There's less than a week left to submit your abstract and save on registration before the 18 February deadline!

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BNA2021: Submit your proposals now! - Extended until April 22nd!

Feb 6, 2020

In April 2021, the British Neuroscience Association will host its fifth Festival of Neuroscience, this time taking neuroscience to the seaside in Brighton, UK.

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BNA Industry & Academia Symposium

Feb 6, 2020

When Industry Meets Academia: Sir Mene Pangalos on improving translation in neuroscience.

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The BNA 2021 Festival of Neuroscience call for submissions is now open!

Jan 24, 2020

In April 2021, in partnership with the UK Dementia Research Institute, and a plethora of partners societies, the British Neuroscience Association will host its fifth Festival of Neuroscience, this time taking neuroscience to the seaside in Brighton, UK.

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Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences

Jan 14, 2020

Three prizes will be awarded in any area in basic or medical life sciences, and one prize will specifically recognize advances in Parkinson’s disease or other neurological disorders.

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Rosetrees Trust 2020 Enterprise Fellowships

Jan 14, 2020

Rosetrees Trust has announced the launch of the 2020 nationwide Enterprise Fellowship Scheme. Awards are up to £180,000 over three years for Biomedical Research.

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Wellcome Diversity and Inclusion funding event

Jan 14, 2020

Members of the Wellcome Diversity and Inclusion team will be coming to Cambridge on Tuesday 21 January 2020 to talk to researchers.

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APPLY FOR A FENS TRAVEL GRANT

Jan 14, 2020

In association with the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS), Proteintech is offering 4 x £500 travel grants to attend the 2020 FENS Forum meeting in Glasgow, UK.

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The Royal Society Funding Visit – University of Cambridge, 28th of January 2020

Jan 14, 2020

The Royal Society Grants Team is visiting the University of Cambridge on the 28h of January 2020.

 

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EPSRC Visit Presentation and Q&A with John Hand

Jan 14, 2020

John Hand, Head of the Physical Sciences Theme at the EPSRC, is visiting Cambridge to present to the research community the purpose, aims and funding schemes available within EPSRC Physical Sciences.

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UK-Japan Neuroscience Symposium 2020

Jan 14, 2020

This meeting will bring together leading neuroscientists from the UK and Japan to explore exciting new techniques in Neuroscience and ways in which new technologies can be applied to solving some of the most pressing health issues of our time such as dementia and mental health conditions.

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