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Careers for neuroscientists in Artificial Intelligence - FREE for BNA members

Jun 13, 2022

The purpose of this event is twofold: to raise awareness of careers in AI to neuroscience postgraduate and Early Career Researchers (ECRs), and to give the chance for commercial organisations to acquire and diversify their talent pool.

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C2D3 Early Career Researcher Seed Fund 2022

Jun 6, 2022

C2D3 are excited to announce a Seed Fund for Early Career Researchers. C2D3 will award 5x £2000 Seed Funding to Early Career Researchers. Applications are invited from University of Cambridge Early Career Researchers, with the aim of the grants to provide a step towards an independent research career. Applications should focus on cross-disciplinary data science or AI.

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Wellcome Developing Concept Fund (DCF) and MRC Confidence in Concept (CiC) calls

Jun 6, 2022

Funding of up to £50,000 (100% direct costs only) for a maximum duration of nine months is available to support early stage translational research from discovery science into new therapies (including repurposing of existing therapies), diagnostics and medical devices.

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Paul G Allen - Call for Discovery Centre Program for Neuroimmune Interactions Program

Jun 6, 2022

This initiative aims to support research that will answer large, paradigm-shifting, and fundamental biological questions at the intersection of immunology and neuroscience that may ultimately change the way we think about normal physiology.

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ADDF-Harrington - Grant Opportunity for UK-based Pis

Jun 6, 2022

The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) and Harrington Discovery Institute provide funding and drug development support of research efforts that aim to treat or prevent Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias and cognitive-decline associated with aging. Each year up to two ADDF-Harrington Scholars are chosen.

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Restricted call: ESRC New Investigator Grants (internal deadline 5pm Mon, 20 Jun 2022)

May 23, 2022

This scheme is suitable for early career researchers who have yet to make the transition to be an independent researcher. Proposals are welcome in any topic which falls within ESRC’s remit, including projects at the “interface with the wider sciences”, provided that social sciences accounts for at least 50% of the proposed research. The ESRC will award grants of between £100-300K (covered at 80%fEC).

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Cambridge Imaging Festival 2022 - Tue 28th June 2022

May 23, 2022

The program also includes extensive opportunities for staff and students to present their work through short “data blitz” pre-recorded talks and via posters during the breaks. Prizes will be awarded for the two best posters.

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Opportunity to join the STFC Advisory Network - deadline 15 May 2022

May 10, 2022

STFC are actively encouraging academics, scientists and researchers (including those in their early career stages) to consider applying to this call. STFC committees are collaborative and welcome a diversity of experiences, perspectives and insights into the decision-making process in the interests of the science community.

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Understanding Behaviour: Molecular, Cellular and Systems Approaches - FENS mini conference - 9th July 2022

May 10, 2022

The European Brain and Behaviour Society (EBBS), European Behavioural Pharmacology Society (EBPS), European Molecular and Cellular Cognition Society (EMCCS) and International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society (IBANGS) have jointly organized a mini conference titled Understanding Behaviour: Molecular, Cellular and Systems Approaches to describe the most innovative theoretical and technical advancements in the field.

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Upcoming Engaged Researcher Training

Apr 27, 2022

Lots of opportunities to improve your public engagement skills!

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16th EXCITE Zurich Summer School on Biomedical Imaging

Apr 11, 2022

The EXCITE summer school is dedicated to teaching the basics and wider context necessary to understand recent advances and current challenges in biological and medical imaging. Cutting-edge techniques using a wide range of image-formation mechanisms.

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Brain Cancer Virtual Institute launch event 26th April 2022

Apr 11, 2022

From April 2022, the Neuro-oncology Programme within the CRUK Cambridge Centre will be transforming to become the CRUK Brain Cancer Virtual Institute.

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Neurotalks are back!

Apr 5, 2022

Neurotalks are a great chance to hear about colleagues research in a fun, snappy and informal way (think Ted talks, but all brain themed!), and to catch up over a few drinks.

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Investigating neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs) using big data: Great data = great responsibility

Apr 5, 2022

Please join us for an exciting (and free!) online webinar showcasing talks from five international neurodevelopmental disorder experts followed by a panel discussion.

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Improving Translation in Neuroscience - BNA IRL event

Apr 5, 2022

Hosted jointly with the BNA's partners at the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre, London this important Industry and academia symposium is FREE for BNA members.

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Week 2 of the Cambridge Festival - what's on!

Apr 5, 2022

Machine learning, stroke treatment and sending your brain waves into space - check it all out and more at the second week of the Cambridge Festival. 

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Call to get involved with Summer CAMP

Apr 5, 2022

Last year, a group of postgrads from Psychiatry, Psychology, and the CBU put on a Summer CAMP (Cambridge Access to Mental Health & Psychology), a widening participation summer programme at the University.

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Restricted call: Turing Artificial Intelligence World-Leading Researcher Fellowships: Round 2 (internal deadline 9th May 2022)

Apr 1, 2022

The UKRI has announced the Turing Artificial Intelligence World-Leading Researcher Fellowships: Round 2.

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Coordinated Call: MRC purchase mid-range equipment for biomedical research - EoI stage (Internal deadline: 28 April 2022)

Apr 1, 2022

The MRC has announced a new call providing funding for mid-range research equipment across MRC's scientific areas.

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BBSRC DTP: Call for iCASE projects - extended deadline

Apr 1, 2022

Cambridge will be applying to BBSRC in May for renewed DTP funding to support admission of two cohorts of DTP3 students to start in Oct 2023 and 2024 and require potential projects.

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Women in Neuroscience - apply now!

Mar 28, 2022

A new platform to inspire, connect and support female neuroscientists is emerging: WiN UK! They're looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join the team, from students to senior neuroscientists.

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Building Bridges in Medical Sciences Conference - 19 March 2022

Mar 8, 2022

A one-day conference about the importance of biomedical research and how to translate it into industrial reality.

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Academy of Medical Sciences Springboard Round 8

Mar 7, 2022

This scheme aims to support newly independent biomedical scientists (from molecular, cellular and structural biology to anatomical, physiological, psychological, epidemiological and public health research areas) to launch their research careers.

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Wellcome Connecting Science | Molecular Neurodegeneration and Therapeutic Approaches

Mar 7, 2022

This popular discussion-based course will provide an overview of the molecular basis of neurodegenerative disorders.

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TEDxCambridgeUniversity Conference ticket release

Feb 28, 2022

re-release tickets for this year’s TEDxCambridgeUniversity annual conference, ‘The Restoration Project’, are now available on FIXR.

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Restricted call: Mental Health Research UK – PhD Scholarship 2023

Feb 28, 2022

Mental Health Research UK (MHR UK) have announced a new round of competitions for two PhD Scholarships beginning September 2023.

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Children and artificial intelligence: risks, opportunities and the future

Feb 22, 2022

The event aims to explore the future of online safety, and how to harness the opportunities of language-based AI for children while also ensuring that potential risks are minimised.

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Funding Opportunity - Neurosciences and mental health partnership

Feb 22, 2022

Apply for a grant to support new partnerships between diverse groups of researchers in neurosciences and mental health.

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Creating Research Impact through Commercialisation

Feb 22, 2022

If you are an academic, researcher or PhD student based within the University of Cambridge, 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.

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CUED Bioengineering conference

Feb 22, 2022

This half-day conference will showcase current collaborations between engineers, scientists and the wider biological and biomedical community, and aims to build bridges between researchers and practitioners in these areas. 

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Industry funding potentially compromising gambling addiction research, say experts

Feb 22, 2022

Writing in The Lancet Psychiatry, a group of clinicians and scientists set out their priorities for tackling the pervasive problem of gambling addiction, or ‘gambling disorder’.

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The Brain Conference - 24/25th February - online conference

Feb 22, 2022

The Brain Conference has been developed to provide educational and research sessions for students, clinicians and academics working throughout the neuroscience sector.

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Computation @ Cambridge’ meeting - 30th March 2022

Feb 22, 2022

This in-person event will bring together PIs from across the University who use computational approaches to study brain and behaviour - stretching from electrophysiology to social psychology.

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First ever BNA Members’ Meeting - Online, 27-28 April 2022

Feb 22, 2022

A unique, supportive and friendly members-only space to discuss plans, challenges, thoughts, problems and solutions, so that together we can do the very best neuroscience.

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Register for FENS 2022!

Feb 22, 2022

Get ready for a rich and exciting scientific programme that will give you the chance to discover all the latest scientific and technological developments in Paris, France.

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2022 Milner Therapeutics Symposium

Feb 22, 2022

The Milner Therapeutics Institute are hosting their first ever Hybrid Symposium, and will welcome up to 500 delegates in person and also live-stream the event for those who are overseas or unable to attend. Registration to the Symposium is free, and is open to academics and Milner affiliated companies only.

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Cumberland Lodge Fellowships 2022-24

Feb 22, 2022

Every year, the Cumberland Lodge Fellowship gives 10 doctoral students the opportunity to get involved in our work; bringing together people from different backgrounds, ages, and perspectives, to address the causes and effects of social division and work towards more open and inclusive societies.

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Restricted Call: Leverhulme Trust Research Leadership Awards (internal deadline: 21st March 2022)

Feb 15, 2022

These awards are designed to: “support talented scholars who have successfully launched a university career but who need to build a research team of sufficient scale to tackle a distinctive research problem.

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Restricted call: ESRC New Investigator Grants (Internal deadline: 5pm Monday 21 March 2022)

Feb 14, 2022

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

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Restricted Call: Rosetrees Trust Interdisciplinary Prize 2022

Feb 14, 2022

Applications are now open for the Rosetrees Trust Interdisciplinary Prize 2022 to stimulate collaborative research between Medicine and Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning - Internal deadline: 22nd February 2022.

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Asahi Kasei Pharma Open Innovation in 2022

Feb 14, 2022

Proposals are solicited concerning new drug seeds (drug target and drug candidate) and technologies in the therapeutic fields of autoimmune disease, critical care medicine, neurodegenerative disease, pain and neuropathy, bone disease, and drug discovery platform technology.

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The Milner Consortium call is open!

Feb 14, 2022

The Milner Therapeutics Consortium is excited announce its second call for research proposals, which is now open! The deadline for applications is 30th March 2022.

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Cambridge Methods in Cognitive Neuroscience Day

Feb 1, 2022

The Methods Day will consist of over 20 short talks, mostly from researchers around Cambridge, on methodological innovations and new applications in brain imaging, brain stimulation, behavioural research and web-based experiments. It is aimed at the broader Cambridge cognitive neuroscience community, from PhD students to PIs.

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