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Feb 26, 2024
Category: Archive, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing, Open science and reproducibility, Research
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BNA2025 – Call for Submissions Open

Heads up! Call for submissions: 4th March – 31st May 2024 The British Neuroscience Association (BNA)will host its seventh

Feb 8, 2024
Category: Research
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Strongest evidence to date of brain’s ability to compensate for age-related cognitive decline

Scientists have found the strongest evidence yet that our brains can compensate for age-related deterioration by recruiting other areas to help with brain function and maintain cognitive performance.

Feb 6, 2024
Category: Research
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Uncovering new insights into childhood brain development – Wellcome Discovery Award Funding

New funding will allow researchers to uncover new information about the changes that occur in the developing brain during late childhood and adolescence, with a focus on both neurotypical and

Jan 31, 2024
Category: Research
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Robot trained to read braille at twice the speed of humans

Researchers have developed a robotic sensor that incorporates artificial intelligence techniques to read braille at speeds roughly double that of most human readers. The research team, from the University of

Jan 30, 2024
Category: Public Engagment, Research
Image for In the News – Amy Orben speaks to The Guardian about smartphone usage

In the News – Amy Orben speaks to The Guardian about smartphone usage

Amy Orben (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit) was one of five world experts selected by 

Jan 30, 2024
Category: Research
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EDBRAINS – Receives European funding boost

EBRAINS (European Brain Research Infrastructures) has received €38 million from the European Commission to develop tools and services to serve research communities in neurosciences, brain medicine, and brain-inspired technologies.

Jan 30, 2024
Category: Public Engagment, Research
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In the News – Barbara Sahakian talks about her work

Barbara Sahakian (Psychiatry) appeared on the Guardian Science Weekly podcast speaking about why many of us

Dec 14, 2023
Category: Archive, Open science and reproducibility, Research
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The Neuroscience of Emotions: Brain & Neuroscience Advances Special Collection

The call for submissions to Brain and Neuroscience Advances’ Special Collection is open!

Dec 6, 2023
Category: Research
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Why reading nursery rhymes and singing to babies may help them to learn language

Researchers find that babies don’t begin to process phonetic information reliably until seven months old which they say is too late to form the foundation of language.

Dec 5, 2023
Category: Policy, Research
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Policy Workshop Report: Stress and School Environment

26 June 2023 at Christ’s College, Cambridge In June 2023, CSaP organised a Policy Workshop in partnership with the Cambridge Neuroscience Interdisciplinary Research Centre and the Department