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Cardiovascular Sciences
no seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser
: Heather Laing
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Clinical Brain Sciences - Academic Half Day
no seminar currently scheduled
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Clinical Brain Sciences - Edinburgh Clinical Trials & Epidemiology Seminars
no seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Will Whiteley
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Clinical Brain Sciences - Psychiatry
Neuropsychiatry of social knowledge and moral motivation
Roland Zahn, Centre for Affective Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, KCL
Wednesday 2nd September 2015
3 pm, Departmental Lecture Theatre, The Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Host: Stephen Lawrie
Series Organiser: Stephen Lawrie
Talks are available to view on the Division of Psychiatry's webpage
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Clinical Psychology
no seminar currently scheduled
Series Organisers: Paul Hutton & Emily Taylor

Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology - CCACE 8th Annual Research Day
Early life origins of psychological development and mental health
Professor Katri Raikkonen, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki.
Tuesday 1st September 2015
Lunch and poster session 12 noon-1 pm/ research talks: 1-5 pm, Room F21, 7 George Square
Registration free but essential here
Followed by a drinks reception from 5 pm
Organiser: Beverly Roberts
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Cognitive and Neural Systems
no seminar currently scheduled
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College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine - Medical Detectives Public Lecture
This series has finished for 2014; it will return in 2015 - awaiting notification
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Edinburgh Neuroscience and Edinburgh College of Art
FUSION group meeting - FUSION competition presentations
Thursday 24th September 2015
4.30 - 6.30 pm, venue to be confirmed
Series Organisers: David Price, David Carmel, Dean Hughes and Jane Haley

Genetics and Molecular Medicine
no neuroscience-related seminars currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Eilidh Guild

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Neuroimaging Sciences
no seminar currently scheduled
Organisers: Cyril Pernet, Anne Grant, Tom MacGilivray
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Inflammation Research
no neuroscience-related seminars currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Karen Colvin
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Informatics - Adaptive and Neural Computation Seminar
Learning to Decipher the Heap for Program Verification
Danny Tarlow, Microsoft Research, Cambridge
Tuesday 8th September 2015
11 am, Room 4.31/4.33, Informatics Forum, Crichton Street

Series organiser: Iain Murray
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Informatics - Perception, Action and Behaviour
no neuroscience-related seminars currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Bastiaan Boom
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Integrative Neuroscience: MSc. Dissertation Oral Presentations 2014 - 2015
24th - 25th August 2015, Gaddum Lecture Theatre, 1 George Square
Our MSc students are giving their dissertation oral presentations soon, so remember to go along and support the student from your lab. Others who may be interested are also welcome to come along and listen!
Monday 24th August 2015
12.30 pm COFFEE
1 pm - 2.15 pm:
Neurodegeneration and Diseases
Lydia Jones; Mary Jones; Jemma Pilcher; Dani Sakovics-Matutes; Owen James
2.15 pm - 3.15 pm:
Development and Regeneration
Alessandra Dillenburg Scur; Frances Evans; Llyod Hamilton; Covadonga Vara
Tuesday 25th August 2015
8.45 am COFFEE
9 am - 10.45 am:
Learning, memory, circuits and synapse
Victoria De Leeuw; Klara Gerlei; Chiara Herzog; Stella Kouloulia; Daniel Marcu; Xiao Peng; Sanziana Rotariul Fraser Shearer
11 am COFFEE
11.15 am - 12 noon:
Learning, memory, circuits and synapse
Konstanze Simbriger; Robin Willows Rough; Justyna Przeworek; Kalina Boytcheva
12.15 pm - 1.45 pm:
Cognition and disorders
Clara Alloza; Alexandra Bannach-Brown; Aqtar Ummar; Megan Watson; Claire Warren; Lorenzo Scanferla
Coffee served in Common Room, 1 George Square
Full programme available
here
Integrative Physiology - note unusual day and venue
Unraveling the complexity and diversity of neurons and their connections
Dr. Nelson Spruston, Janelia Research Campus, Virginia, USA
Wednesday 26th August 2015
12.30 pm, Gaddum Lecture Theatre, 1 George Square
Host: Ian Duguid
Series Organisers: Mandy Jackson and Emanuel Busch
seminar series sponsored in part by The Physiological Society

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Integrative Physiology
Centres' Symposium Day 2015
Wednesday 9th September 2015
Lecture Theatre, Hugh Robson Building, George Square
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Music in Human and Social Development
awaiting notification
Series Organiser: Katie Overy
Neuroscience Seminar Series
no seminar currently scheduled
Seminar series sponsored in part by British Neuroscience Association
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Neurological Student Society (EUNS)
awaiting notification
Contact: EUNS

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Philosophy, Psychology and Informatics Reading Group
no seminar currently scheduled
Organiser
: Andy Clark
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Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences Interdisciplinary Seminar
The mind as goal satisfaction engine
Prof. David Danks, Carnegie-Mellon University
Friday 18th September 2015
4 pm - 6 pm, Room 1.20, Dugald Stewart Building, 3 Charles Street
Series Organiser: Mark Sprevak
Followed by general discussion and wine reception - all welcome to attend!
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Psychology Colloquia
no seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser:
Thomas Bak
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Psychology - Cognitive Ageing Journal Club
no seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Stuart Ritchie
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Psychology - Human Cognitive Neuroscience
no seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser: David Carmel
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Reproductive Health
Title to be advised (subject area: cellular and molecular basis of transport in neurons)
Dr. Florence Marlow, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA
Monday 21st September 2015
12.30 pm, Wellcome Trust Lecture Theatre, Queen's Medical Research Insittute,
Host: Prof. Jeff Pollard
Regenerative Medicine
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
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Please ensure you have your university or NHS ID card with you for seminars within SCRM as you will be asked to present it when signing in

Roslin Institute - Easter Bush Research Consortium
no neuroscience-related seminars currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Paula Brunton
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Scottish Neuroscience Group
12th Annual SNG Meeting
28th August 2015, Byre Theatre, St Andrews
Talk from principal investigators and junior researchers, and poster presentations. Plenary lecture from Dr Nelson Spruston - a group leader and scientific program director at the Janelia Research Campus.
Poster submission eadline: 31st July 2015
Cost: staff £40; postdoc £30; student £20.
registration deadline: 21st August 2015
further info and registration here
The South East Faculty of Clinical Educators (SEFCE) Symposium
Diversity in UK Medical Education - Does It Matter?
18th November 2015, 12.30 - 5 pm, Chancellor's Building, Lecture Theatre A, Little France
This event will be an engaging and interactive face to face alternative to equality and diversity online modules. You will have an opportunity to hear some of the UK's best speakers and enjoy inspiring, controversial and mind broadening discussion with colleagues, clinicians, educators and students. Keynote address will be delivered by Prof. Mona Siddiqui. The symposium will also include the SEFCE Teaching Awards 2015, as well as short lectures and discussion on sexism in medicine, disability, culture and ethnicity, LGBT+ student and patient perspectives, issues that divide Scotland, ageism, and class awareness & bias.
event is free for NHS and University of Edinburgh staff, but registration essential here
more info here
Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology
no seminars currently scheduled
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Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility
An Overview of the Changes to the IRAS System
Dr Alex Bailey, Scientific Officer from ACCORD
Monday 28th September 2015
12.30 pm, Blackford Room, Postgraduate Education Centre, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary
free but registration essential here
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