Institute of Neuroscience



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  • GL Brown Prize Lecture: Professor Dame Pamela Shaw of the University of Sheffield - Tackling the pathophysiology of motor neuron disease (MND): a translational neuroscience approach

    The Physiological Society has selected Newcastle University to host a GL Brown prize lecture. In 2019 these will be delivered by Professor Dame Pamela Shaw, Vice President and Head of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Sheffield

    Date/Time: 17 October 2019, 14:30-15:30

    Venue: James Spence Lecture Theatre, Peacock Hall, Royal Victoria Infirmary, NE1 4LP

  • The Calcium and Vitamin D story – lessons for systematic reviews, evidence and research misconduct

    Professor Mark Bolland, University of Auckland

    Date/Time: 12 September 2019, 12:30-13:30

    Venue: Great Gable Seminar Room, 1st Floor, Biomedical Research Building, Campus for Ageing & Vitality, NE4 5PL

  • Cortical microcircuitry of executive control in supplementary eye field

    Steven P Errington, Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

    Date/Time: 04 September 2019, 10:30-11:30

    Venue: Colin Ingram Seminar Room, Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University Medical School

  • Newcastle doctoral training centre and Lewy Body Dementia closure event

    An opportunity to hear about research into the condition, dementia with lewy bodies

    Date/Time: 24 September 2019, 10:00-15:45

    Venue: Scotswood Suite, International Centre for Life Times Square Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4EP

  • Practical Cognition Course 2019

    This year's course will take place at St Anne's College, Oxford on Thursday 26 and Friday 27 September

    Date/Time: 26-27 September 2019, 09:00-17:00

    Venue: St Anne's College, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HS

  • British Geriatric Society, Autumn Meeting

    The BGS Autumn meeting will cover the latest scientific research and the best clinical practice in care of older people

    Date/Time: 6-8 November 2019

    Venue: Curve Theatre, Leicester