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Professor Barry Everitt President-Elect of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN).

Jul 24, 2018

The Society for Neuroscience announced and congratulated newly elected Professor Barry Everitt as Incoming President Officer. He will be the first SfN President who is actively based at an institution outside of North America.

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Chris Dobson honoured with knighthood in recognition of his ground-breaking research into Alzheimer’s disease

Jul 24, 2018

Professor Christopher Dobson has been knighted in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2018 to commemorate his illustrious scientific career.

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BBSRC IAA pump-prime project internal call

Jun 14, 2018

The IAA funding will support projects of up to £15,000 and 3 months that enable new connections with industry or strengthen existing collaborations.

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

Jul 24, 2018

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

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Surveying the regional impact of Cambridge University's research

Jul 24, 2018

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

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Call open for Cambridge Neuroscience Interdisciplinary Workshops

Jul 24, 2018

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

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Exploring Human Host-Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease | Cambridge, Dec 2018

Jul 24, 2018

The 7th Exploring Human Host-Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease meeting will once again bring together leading scientists and clinicians from the fields of microbiology, gastroenterology, neuroscience, cancer and public health to discuss the latest developments in this fast-moving area.

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

Jul 26, 2018

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

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Dr Hannah Critchlow publishes book on Consciousness.

Jul 26, 2018

With a background in neuropsychiatry, Hannah has appeared on TV, radio and at festivals to discuss and explore the brain.

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Golam Khandaker and Peter Jones receive MQ funding

Jul 26, 2018

MQ funds five pioneering projects in second round of Data Science Awards. 

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Visual and semantic processing in object recognition

Jul 24, 2018

Work from the Department of Psychology investigates how information about meaningful objects is represented in the brain.

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Restricted call: EPSRC Healthcare Impact Partnerships 2018/19

Jun 20, 2018

The EPSRC Healthcare Technologies theme has announced a call for the Healthcare Impact Partnerships 2018/19

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The Educated Brain - Final Policy event and website

May 24, 2018

On April 24th 2018, Cambridge Neuroscience together with Cambridge MP, Daniel Zeichner, hosted the concluding policy event of the Educated Brain seminar series at Westminster.

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2017 Roger de Spoelberch prize awarded to David Rubinsztein

May 11, 2018

Many congratulations to David Rubinsztein, who has been awarded the 2017 Roger de Spoelberch prize for his contributions to neurodegeneration research.

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BNA-sponsored ‘Women in Science’ database launch

May 24, 2018

Royal Holloway University of London (RHUL), the British Psychological Society (BPS), and the BNA are proud to announce a new joint initiative, the Women in Science Database (WISDATABASE).

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Alzheimer’s researchers win world’s top brain research prize

Mar 6, 2018

The 2018 Brain Prize is awarded to Michel Goedert (MRC LMB, Cambridge), Bart De Strooper (London and Leuven), Christian Haass (Munich) and John Hardy (London) for their groundbreaking research on the genetic and molecular basis of Alzheimer’s disease.

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2018 Academy of Medical Sciences Fellows

May 11, 2018

We are delighted that 3 members of Cambridge Neuroscience have been elected as Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

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Clinical research in surgery and the IDEAL framework

May 21, 2018

Angelos Kolias, together with a multi-disciplinary team of experts, has developed an update to the original IDEAL Framework papers published in 2009.

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BNA-sponsored ‘Women in Science’ database launch

May 24, 2018

Royal Holloway University of London (RHUL), the British Psychological Society (BPS), and the BNA are proud to announce a new joint initiative, the Women in Science Database (WISDATABASE).

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UK Stroke Research Meeting 11th – 12th September 2018

Feb 12, 2018

The meeting is aimed at stroke researchers (both clinical and basic science), as well as those who might be  interested in carrying out stroke research in the future, from medical student to junior Consultant/Senior Lecturer.

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A successful CNS2018 for Cambridge Neuroscience - photos

May 25, 2018

Cambridge Neuroscience was delighted to host the 30th Cambridge Neuroscience Seminar, 'Mental Plasticity & Development' together with the Department of Psychology on Monday 12th March 2018 at Robinson College.

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Elijah Mak awarded Rising Star in dementia research

May 24, 2018

Congratulations to Psychiatry PhD student Elijah Mak on being awarded the 'Rising Star in dementia research' award at the recent Alzheimer's Society annual conference.

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Nominations for the Brain Prize 2019 open

May 24, 2018

Nominations are now open for the €1 million prize, The Brain Prize, which is awarded by the Lundbeck Foundation. The call for Nominations is open until 1st September 2018.

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Brain cholesterol associated with increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease

May 24, 2018

Researchers have shown how cholesterol – a molecule normally linked with cardiovascular diseases – may also play an important role in the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Sense of control and meaning helps protect women from anxiety, study suggests

May 24, 2018

People who feel in control of their lives and who find purpose and meaning in life are less likely to have anxiety disorders even when going through the toughest times.

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Cambridge Neuroscience and GDPR

May 24, 2018

Cambridge Neuroscience has made some changes to its privacy policy. 

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The Inflamed Mind - New book by Professor Ed Bullmore

May 11, 2018

Professor Ed Bullmore has recently published his new book entitled: 'The Inflamed Mind: a radical new approach to depression'. See here for videos, media coverage and upcoming events. 

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Mechanism behind neuron death in motor neurone disease and frontotemporal dementia discovered

May 11, 2018

Scientists have identified the molecular mechanism that leads to the death of neurons in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (also known as ALS or motor neurone disease) and a common form of frontotemporal dementia.

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Tourettes Action - Conference, funding and clinical consultation sessions

Apr 19, 2018

Tourettes Action works in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and is the leading support and research charity for people with tics or Tourette Syndrome and their families.

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Chinese and British neuroscientists discuss latest research in Shanghai

Apr 6, 2018

Trevor Robbins and Barbara Sahakian shared the latest developments in their research fields during the First Shanghai-Cambridge Workshop on Cognitive Neuroscience at Fudan University in Shanghai.

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Study in mice suggests personalised stem cell treatment may offer relief for progressive MS

Feb 23, 2018

Scientists have shown in mice that skin cells re-programmed into brain stem cells, transplanted into the central nervous system, help reduce inflammation and may be able to help repair damage caused by multiple sclerosis (MS).

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BNA2019: Symposia and workshops - call for submissions now open!

Feb 2, 2018

The largest event of its kind throughout Europe in 2019, the British Neuroscience Association in collaboration with Neuroscience Ireland and the British Society for Neuroendocrinology as Festival Partner is excited to be bringing the international Festival of Neuroscience to Dublin, a city of culture, excitement and neuroscience!

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Write for The Conversation

Feb 1, 2018

Would you be interested in writing for The Conversation and increasing the reach of your research?

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Can we prevent mental illness? Understanding risk and resilience

Jan 19, 2018

How can support from family and friends increase resilience against mental illness? Dr Anne Laura van Harmelen explains in new @MQMentalHealth blog

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Mindfulness training reduces stress during exam time

Dec 20, 2017

Mindfulness training can help support students at risk of mental health problems, concludes a randomised controlled trial carried out by researchers at the University of Cambridge.

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Schrödinger at 75—The Future of Biology

Jan 12, 2018

Early bird registration is now available for this unique event!

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Cambridge Neuroscience takes on Tomorrow's World!

Dec 20, 2017

How will we care for, treat and use our minds over the coming decades? Watch BBC Tomorrow's World Live recorded at the Glasgow Science Centre. co presented by Cambridge Neuroscientist Dr Hannah Critchlow.

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MQ funds five pioneering early-career scientists to take on mental illness

Nov 29, 2017

Congratulations to Petra Vértes from the Department of Psychiatry on being awarded one of the 2017 MQ fellowships. 

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Sheep are able to recognise human faces from photographs

Nov 8, 2017

The study is part a series of tests given to the sheep to monitor their cognitive abilities.

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Review of a wonderful 'Neural Networks' #NNHD2017

Oct 30, 2017

The 6th biennial Cambridge Neuroscience Symposium attracted neuroscientists from within and well beyond Cambridge - all here for #NNHD2017.

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Forthcoming BrainBox Initiative events & Opportunities

Oct 17, 2017

Brought to you by Rogue Resolutions, the BrainBox Initiative provides early career neuroscientists with opportunities to grow, develop and showcase their research.

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