Institute of Neuroscience

News items

  • Conference award goes to IoN researcher

    Dr Lisa Alcock has been awarded a poster prize at the recent International Society of Posture and Gait Research Conference

    published on: 18 July 2017

  • Staff achievements and promotions

    The Institute of Neuroscience is fortunate to be staffed by excellent people but we wanted to celebrate a few notable achievements.

    published on: 26 June 2017

  • Blue room treatment available on the NHS

    A therapy which uses virtual reality to help children with autism overcome phobias can now be offered by the NHS

    published on: 13 February 2017

  • Research discovers brain areas linked to misophonia

    Dr Sukhbinder Kumar has published new research on misophonia, a condition where people find some noises, such as people eating, unbearable to listen to.

    published on: 6 February 2017

  • Awards and accolades for Neuroscience staff

    A number of IoN members have received awards and accolades, including Patrick Mitchell, Elizabeth Stoll and Jeremy Parr

    published on: 17 January 2017

  • New Year Honour for Robin Sengupta

    Eminent neurosurgeon Robin Sengupta has been awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours list.

    published on: 17 January 2017

  • Knighthood for pioneering neurologist

    Doug Turnbull, Professor of Neurology has been awarded a Knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

    published on: 14 June 2016

  • Early intervention can have long term benefits for children with autism

    Researchers have found that teaching parents enhanced communication skills to interact with their children showed benefits 6 years later

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  • Temporary research assistant post

    Temporary research assistant post in the Institute of Neuroscience on Colour Perception (Hurlbert Vision Sciences Lab)

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  • New treatment for schizophrenia shows early promise

    A new type of drug treatment for schizophrenia has successfully completed a phase 1 clinical trial.

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  • Lord John Walton of Detchant

    It is with sadness that we report the eminent neurologist and champion of Newcastle medical research Lord Walton has passed away aged 93.

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