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Cardiovascular Sciences
no neuroscience-related seminars currently scheduled
Series Organiser
: Heather Laing
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Clinical Brain Sciences - Academic Half Day - altered speaker & topic
Optic Ataxia: clinical and theoretical aspects
Dr Rob McIntosh, Head of Psychology, University of Edinburgh
Thursday 28th May 2015

1.15 pm, DCN Seminar Room, Division of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital

Series Organiser: Suvankar Pal
Those based at Little France can join a live-stream feed in Room 209, Chancellor's Building, RIE.
Lunch available from 1 pm.

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Clinical Brain Sciences - Edinburgh Clinical Trials & Epidemiology Seminars
Automated Mining of the Scientific and Medical Literature

Peter Murray-Rust, Unilever Centre for Molecular Science Informatics, University of Cambridge
Wednesday 27th May 2015
4 pm, Seminar Room, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, 1st Floor, Chancellor's Building, 49 Little France Crescent
Series Organiser: Will Whiteley
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Clinical Brain Sciences - Psychiatry
no seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Stephen Lawrie
Talks are available to view on the Division of Psychiatry's webpage: http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/psychiatry/lecture-video
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Clinical Psychology
no seminar currently scheduled
Series Organisers: Paul Hutton & Emily Taylor

Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology
Understanding the development of obesity
Thorkild IA Sørensen, University of Copenhagen
Wednesday 3rd June 2015
2.30 pm, Room F21, Psychology, 7 George Square, Edinburgh
Followed by a drinks reception. This seminar is open to all.
Series Organiser: Caroline Brett
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Cognitive and Neural Systems
no seminar currently scheduled
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College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine - Inaugural Lecture
Improving life after stroke through research
Professor Gillian Mead, Personal Chair of Stroke and Elderly Care Medicine, Geriatric Medicine
Monday 25th May 2015
5.15pm, Lecture Theatre A, Chancellor's Building, Little France
Talk will be followed by refreshements

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
awaiting notification
Series Organisers: David Price, David Carmel, Dean Hughes and Jane Haley

Education: Digital Cultures and Education Series
Learning analytics: Do counts of digital traces count for learning?
Dragan Gasevic, Professor of Learning, Analytics and Informatics, School of Education and School of Informatics
Friday 29th May 2015
12 noon - 2 pm, Room 1.37, Paterson's Land
free but registration essential here
feel free to bring your own lunch
Genetics and Molecular Medicine
A new day for drug development in neuroscience

Professor Ricardo Dolmetsch, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
Thursday 11th June 2015
1 pm, IGMM Lecture Theatre, Institute of Genetics & Molecular Medicine, Western General Hospital
Host: Prof. Alan Wright
Series Organiser: Eilidh Guild

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Imaging Sciences
Making do with less (data): Compressed Sensing in MRI
Ian Marshall, University of Edinburgh
Imaging Cardiovascular Inflammation and Calcification with PET/CT
Alex Vesey, University of Edinburgh
Wednesday 27th May 2015
1 pm, Welcome Trust Auditorium, Queen's Medical Research Institute, Edinburgh
Organisers: Cyril Pernet, Anne Grant, Tom MacGilivray
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Imaging Sciences, Informatics and Engineering: co-hosted workshop
Networking workshop in biomedical signal processing
Wednesday 27th May 2015
12 noon - 5 pm, Room 4.31, Informatics Forum, Crichton Street
Series Organisers:
Cyril Pernet, Matthias Hennig and
Javier Escudero
registration deadline: 20th May
registration essential
here

Inflammation Research
no neuroscience-related seminars currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Karen Colvin
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Informatics - Adaptive and Neural Computation Seminar - CANCELLED
Improving mean-field approximations to better infer the interaction network
Federico Ricci Tersengh, Dept of Physics, Universita Sapienza, Rome
Tuesday 26th May 2015
11 am, Room 4.31/4.33, Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street
Host: Matthias Hennig
Series Organiser:
Iain Murray

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Informatics - Adaptive and Neural Computation Workshop
titles to be advised
Nigel Goddard & Nathalie Dupuy, University of Edinburgh
Tuesday 2nd June 2015
11 am, Room 4.31/4.33, Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street
Host: Ian Simpson
Series Organiser:
Iain Murray

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Informatics - Perception, Action and Behaviour
Imaging and Tracking of Semi-Translucent Larvae Using a Novel Multi-Purpose

Benjamin Risse, University of Edinburgh
Situational Object Boundary Detection (CVPR 2015)
Jasper Uijlings, University of Edinburgh
Thursday 28th May 2015
12.45 pm, Room 4.31/4.33, Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street
Series Organiser: Bastiaan Boom
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Integrative Physiology
Purinergic control of afferent discharge from the carotid body: a tale with multiple inputs
Dr Silvia Vilares Conde, Faculty of Medical Sciences, New University of Lisbon
Friday 29th May 2015
12 noon, Gaddum Lecture Theatre, 1 George Square
Host: Mark Evans
Seminar series sponsored in part by The Physiological Society
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Medicine, Life Science and the Law & Global Justice Academy: Roadshow Lunch
EU Law and International Clinical Trials: Towards Strengthened Protections for Research Subjects
Dr. Mark Flear, Queen's University Belfast
Tuesday 26th May 2015
1 pm, Seminar Room 5, Chrystal Macmillan Building, University of Edinburgh
free but registration essential here
light lunch served from 12.30 pm
Music in Human and Social Development
awaiting notification
Series Organiser: Katie Overy
Music Informatics, Cognition and Acoustics Seminars
From Musifications to Intelligible Data Sonifications
Monday 25th May 2015
Prof. Chris Chafe, Director of CCRMA, Stanford University
5.30 pm, Room 4.31/4.33, Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street
Series Organisers: Alan Smaill, Stefan Bilbao, Michael Newton
Neuroscience Seminar Series
no seminar currently scheduled
Seminar series sponsored in part by British Neuroscience Association
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Neuroregeration and Regenerative Medicine co-hosted seminar
Master regulators of the MHC, where inflammation meets neurodegeneration?
Dr Daniel Wong, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics in the University of Oxford.
Tuesday 26th May 2015
3 pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building
Host: Prof Catherina Becker and Prof Charles ffrench-Constant
Neurological Student Society (EUNS)
awaiting notification
Contact: EUNS

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Philosophy, Psychology and Informatics Reading Group
Reading: Jonathan Weisberg (2008), "Locating IBE in the Bayesian framework"
Wednesday 27th May 2015
4.30 pm, Room S37, Psychology Building, 7 George Square
Series Organiser
: Mark Sprevak
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Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences Interdisciplinary Seminar
no seminar currently scheduled
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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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Regenerative Medicine
no neuroscience-related seminars 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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Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology
no neuroscience-related seminars currently scheduled
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Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility
An Overview of the Changes to the IRAS System
Dr. Alex Bailey
Friday 29th May 2015
12.30 pm, Seminar Room, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility, Western General Hospital
free but registration essential here
Web-streaming available on request
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