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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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