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Restricted Call: Rosetrees Trust Interdisciplinary Award 2021 (Internal deadline: 10 February 2021)

Dec 18, 2020

The aim of the interdisciplinary award is to foster innovative research that is at the interface between disciplines, stimulating new research collaborations that will result in breakthroughs with real potential to improve human health.

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Gene therapy injection in one eye surprises scientists by improving vision in both

Dec 17, 2020

Injecting a gene therapy vector into one eye of someone suffering from LHON, the most common cause of mitochondrial blindness, significantly improves vision in both eyes, scientists have found.

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Apathy could predict onset of dementia years before other symptoms

Dec 17, 2020

Apathy – a lack of interest or motivation – could predict the onset of some forms of dementia many years before symptoms start, offering a ‘window of opportunity’ to treat the disease at an early stage.

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Common drug for build-up of blood following head injury worse than placebo, study finds

Dec 17, 2020

A commonly-used treatment for chronic subdural haematoma could lead to a worse outcome than receiving no medication, suggests new research from the University of Cambridge.

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Department of Computer Science and Technology Healthcare Research Showcase, Friday 29 January 2021

Dec 17, 2020

The event, lasting under two hours, will feature lightning talks from Early Career Researchers in this area.

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Driving force behind cellular ‘protein factories’ could have implications for neurodegenerative disease

Dec 17, 2020

Researchers have identified the driving force behind a cellular process linked to neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s and motor neurone disease.

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Age and pre-existing conditions increase risk of stroke among COVID-19 patients

Dec 17, 2020

Fourteen out of every 1,000 COVID-19 patients admitted to hospital experience a stroke, a rate that is even higher in older patients and those with severe infection and pre-existing vascular conditions.

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Rhythm and bleughs: how changes in our stomach’s rhythms steer us away from disgusting sights

Dec 17, 2020

The phrase ‘makes my stomach turn’ takes on a new meaning today as researchers at the University of Cambridge reveal that changes in the rhythm of our stomachs prompt us to look away from disgusting images.

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Researchers show how to target a 'shape-shifting' protein in Alzheimer’s disease

Dec 17, 2020

A new study suggests that it is possible to design drugs that can target a type of shape-shifting protein involved in Alzheimer’s disease, which was previously thought to be undruggable.

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Why it takes guts to protect the brain against infection

Dec 17, 2020

A study in mice, confirmed in human samples, has shown that the brain has a surprising ally in its protection: the gut.

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UKRI Pain research data hub - SPF Advanced Pain Discovery Platform

Dec 17, 2020

The hub will be part of the UKRI and Versus Arthritis Strategic Priority Fund (SPF) Advanced Pain Discovery Platform with a joint investment of £2 million over three years.

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Restricted call: MRC Mental health data research hub

Dec 17, 2020

The hub will underpin original research by providing innovative, high-value data resources for research and innovation.

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The 2021 Cambridge Imaging Festival (CIF) - 25-26 May 2021

Dec 17, 2020

The 2021 (3rd) Cambridge Imaging Festival (CIF) will take place on virtually on Tuesday 25th – Wednesday 26th May, 2021, 09:20-15:00.

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Max Planck Summer Internship Program 2021

Dec 15, 2020

MaxSIP provides the opportunity for highly motivated Bachelor and Master students to join one of the labs at the two participating Max Planck Institutes to conduct a 10-week summer research internship project. The fully funded program will allow participating students to become familiar with different scientific approaches and advanced laboratory methods. The aim of our internship program is to provide excellent students with a broad range of research experiences and knowledge to promote them early on in their career.

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EPSRC IAA Follow-on Fund

Dec 14, 2020

Closing dates for applications is 8 January 2021. Projects must complete by March 2022.

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EPSRC IAA Partnership Development Awards

Dec 14, 2020

The IAA aims to establish closer working partnerships between researchers and business. Partnership Development Awards will pump-prime collaborations with industry partners.

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EPSRC IAA Knowledge Transfer Fellowships

Dec 14, 2020

Knowledge Transfer Fellowships will aim to transfer knowledge and expertise linked to EPSRC research between the University and a partner company. The Fellowship will fund a researcher or member of academic staff to undertake a 3-12 month secondment to a business or other partner organisation.

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Restricted Call: Sir Jules Thorn Translational Biomedical Research Award

Dec 14, 2020

One grant of up to £1 million is offered to support a single outstanding research project at an advanced stage of translation, with a clear pathway to benefit for patients.

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EPSRC IAA Early Career Researcher Impact Award

Dec 14, 2020

This funding scheme will enable EPSRC-funded early career researchers to investigate and develop early-stage opportunities for impact from their research.

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Last Call for Early Bird Registration. Advanced Courses in Venice

Dec 9, 2020

In a proven, unique format you will be exposed to a high-impact learning experience, these advanced courses take you outside the comfort zone of your own technical expertise, and will empower you with new analytical and strategic skills across areas of neuroscience.

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Cambridge Methods In Cognitive Neuroscience Day

Nov 19, 2020

The next Cambridge Methods In Cognitive Neuroscience Day will take place on 30 November 2020.

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'I Am Human' Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Nov 19, 2020

As researchers develop new brain implants and continue to unlock the secrets of the brain, society is forced to consider what it means to be human. Will the brain technologies used today in medicine eventually lead to super human abilities or to a revolution of our sense of self?

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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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Beyond Screening: CRISPR as a Validation Tool - December 9

Nov 16, 2020

You are warmly invited to the next talk as part of the Cambridge Academy of Therapeutic Sciences' Gateway to Translation (GtoT) series of webinars and online events.

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Drug Development Workshop: From Molecules to Marketplace - December 3rd

Nov 16, 2020

In this interactive workshop, Dr Claire Thompson will guide participants through the drug development process from molecule to marketplace.

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WT Access to Expertise

Nov 16, 2020

Projects aiming to research and develop drugs, biologicals, gene therapy, or medical devices for human patient treatment, management or diagnosis are all within scope.

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Cambridge New Therapeutics Forum December Meeting

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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Evelyn Trust Medical Research and Health & Wellbeing grants

Nov 16, 2020

The Medical Research Grants and Health and Wellbeing Grants are aimed at projects that support and inform population health and wellbeing in Cambridgeshire, usually in the range of £10,000 up to £250,000.

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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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MRC Integrative-Toxicology Training Partnership (ITTP) PhD studentships

Nov 16, 2020

Medical Research Council Toxicology Unit have announced that the MRC Integrative-Toxicology Training Partnership (ITTP) PhD studentships are now available, starting in October 2021.

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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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CALL NOW OPEN: Flexible Talent Mobility Account (FTMA) for ECRs working within the BBSRC remit

Nov 16, 2020

BBSRC has awarded the University of Cambridge a Flexible Talent Mobility Account (FTMA) targeted at talented early-career ( postdoctoral or equivalent ) researchers working within the BBSRC remit or wanting to work with a company within the BBSRC remit , who have the potential to be the next generation of leaders within UK academic and industrial research.

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BNA2021 Festival of Neuroscience - Registration now open!

Nov 16, 2020

BNA2021 – running 12th-15th April 2021 - will bring together multiple organisations with an interest in neuroscience at a single, shared event, creating a novel, multi-organisation forum featuring all areas of fundamental research in neuroscience and psychology, from both academia and the commercial sector, plus clinical expertise in neurology and psychiatry.

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BNA Festive Symposium | The seven ages of hu(man) | 14 December 2020

Nov 16, 2020

Taking inspiration from Shakespeare’s famous passage from, “All the world’s a stage”*, the programme will feature talks across all stages of the lifespan.

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SfN Global Connectome - A Virtual Event | January 11-13

Nov 5, 2020

This brand-new, cross-cutting digital neuroscience event is open to all neuroscientists and is designed to facilitate scientific exchange across the globe and across the field, providing scientists at all career stages with opportunities to learn, collaborate, and connect.

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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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Marmoset study finds single brain region linking depression and anxiety, heart disease, and people’s sensitivity to treatment

Oct 27, 2020

Over-activity in a single brain region called the subgenual anterior cingulate cortex (sgACC) underlies several key symptoms of mood and anxiety disorders, but an antidepressant only successfully treats some of the symptoms.

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Congratulations to Dr Giles Yeo!

Oct 22, 2020

Giles Yeo has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours. These awards recognise the achievements and service of people across the UK, from all walks of life.

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COVID-19 & Mental Well-being (15-min-Follow-up)

Oct 22, 2020

Get involved - Follow up on project to investigate the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on mental health and well-being.

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Cambridge launches the Observatory for Human-Machine Collaboration

Oct 22, 2020

The Observatory for Human-Machine Collaboration (OHMC) aims to put people at the centre of the machine intelligence revolution, by encouraging cross-disciplinary research that brings to the fore disruptive solutions for our societal challenges, such as elderly care, and transforming our fundamental understanding of human-machine collaboration.

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Cambridge University and Nanyang Technological University, Singaport establish new Research Centre to suport lifelong learning

Oct 22, 2020

The Centre for Lifelong Learning and Individualised Cognition (CLIC) is a collaboration between the University of Cambridge and the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and is funded by Singapore’s National Research Foundation.

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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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Study reveals brain mechanisms underlying irrational decision-making

Oct 21, 2020

New research, published recently in the Journal of Neuroscience, has revealed that two different parts of the brain are activated, and compete with each other, when we make decisions based on past experience. 

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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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Congratulations to Professor Angela Roberts on award of this years Goldman-Rakic Prize in Cognitive Neuroscience

Oct 7, 2020

Professor Angela Roberts has been awarded this years Goldman-Rakic Prize in Cognitive Neuroscience, jointly with Professor Robert Desimone, Director of the McGovern Institute at MIT, Boston, USA.

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Cambridge Neuroscience Interdisciplinary Seminar Series

Oct 6, 2020

During Michaelmas, this seminar series will complement an ongoing effort by Cambridge Neuroscience, CATS and Cambridge Public Health to highlight and connect researchers at Cambridge working on mental health topics during the pandemic.

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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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Grand Rounds

Oct 6, 2020

These talks are a great way to enhance your knowledge and keep up to date in important evolving areas that may be outside of your core practice.

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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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Upcoming call for target-based proposals: Dementia Consortium

Oct 6, 2020

The next funding call for novel dementia targets is now open, thanks to support of the Dementia Consortium Industry partners.

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Judge Business School: EnterpriseTECH Postgraduate

Oct 6, 2020

EnterpriseTECH Postgraduate offers a real-world learning experience at the interface of research and the start-up world.

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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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