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Cardiovascular Sciences
awaiting notification
Series organiser: Heather Laing
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Cell and Molecular Biology
Interpreting the CpG island signal
Rob Klose, University of Oxford
Wednesday 31st August 2016
12 (noon), 7.15, Michael Swann Building, King's Buildings
Host: Robin Allshire
abstract here

Electron cryo-tomography of mitochondria
Dr Karen Davies, University of California (Berkeley, USA)
Monday 5th September 2016
12 (noon), Lecture Theatre G27, Daniel Rutherford Building, King's Buildings
Host: Atlanta Cook
abstract here
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Clinical Brain Sciences - Stroke Research Group
awaiting notification
Series Organiser: Dr. Fergus Doubal
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Clinical Brain Sciences - Psychiatry
Mindfulness for Psychosis
Professor Paul Chadwick, Director of Clinical Psychology Training, Institute of Psychiatry, KCL
Wednesday 7th September 2016
4 pm, Division Lecture Theatre, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Morningside
Host and Series Organiser: Stephen Lawrie
This lecture series is sponsored, in part, by the Scottish Mental Health Research Network (SMHRN)
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Clinical Neuroscience
awaiting notification
Series contact: Tim Soane
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Clinical Psychology - Edinburgh Seminars in Clinical Psychology (ECPSY seminar Series)
awaiting notification
Series Organisers: Paul Hutton & Emily Taylor
Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology - CCACE 9th Annual Research Day
Reserve and Resilience
Keynote speaker: Professor Yaakov Stern, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, Columbia University, USA
Tuesday 6th September 2016
12 (noon) - 5 pm, Room F21, Department of Psychology, 7 George Square
registration
Organiser: Beverly Roberts
Open to all - followed by a drinks reception.
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Cognitive and Neural Systems
title to be advised
Professor Juan Lerma, Alicante University, Spain
Thursday 22nd September 2016
12.30 pm, Gaddum Lecture Theatre, 1 George Square
Host: Richard Morris

Series Organiser: Tara Spires-Jones
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College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine - Medical Detectives Public Lecture
awaiting notification
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Deanery Symposium 2016
Wednesday 7th September 2016
10 am - 6.30 pm, Lecture Theatre, Queen's Medical Research Institute (QMRI), 47 Little France Crescent
This year's symposium will focus on the latest findings of our postdoctoral researchers, independent fellows and new appointees within our Centres (CCNS, CIP, CNR, DIPM).
registration
Edinburgh Imaging Sciences
awaiting notification
Organisers: Cyril Pernet, Anne Grant, Tom MacGilivray
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Edinburgh Neuroscience: FUSION group
Fusion usually meets on the 4th Thursday of each month (4.30 - 6.30 pm)
All welcome - refreshments provided.
Series Organisers: David Price, David Carmel, Dean Hughes, Gordon Brennan and Jane Haley
Education
A holistic action – creating opportunities for children and adolescents at risk
Dr David Herrera Pastor, University of Malaga
Wednesday 31st August 2016
12.30 pm - 2 pm, Room 4.22, St John's Land, Moray House School of Education
more info
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Education - Digital Education
Designing Play: young children's play and communication practices in relation to designers' intentions for their toy
Dylan Yamada-Rice, School of Education, Sheffield University
Thursday 27th October 2016
abstract and registration
Note: please bring your lunch
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Engineering - Institute for Digital Communications (IDCOM) Seminar series
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Organisers: Jonathan Mason, Iman Tavakkolnia, Majid Safari
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Genetics and Molecular Medicine
no neuroscience-related seminars currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Eilidh Guild
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Inflammation Research
no neuroscience-related seminars currently scheduled
Organiser: Sonia Rafferty
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Informatics - Adaptive and Neural Computation Workshop
Cross-CDT Student Workshop in Statistics and Machine Learning
30th - 31st August 2016
1.30 pm, Ground floor, Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street
more info and registration

Symposium on Communicating Machine Learning
Wednesday 31st August 2016
3 pm- 5 pm, G.07/G.07A, Ground floor, Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street
registration

Network on Computational Statistics and Machine Learning Workshop 2016
Data Science: pulling together computational statistics and machine learning?
31st August - 1st September 2016
5 pm, Informatics Forum 10 Crichton Street
more info and registration

Series Organiser: Iain Murray
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Informatics - Perception, Action and Behaviour Workshop
title to be advised

Michael Herrmann
Thursday 6th October 2016
12.45 pm, Room 4.31/4.33, Informatics Forum, Crichton Street
Series Organiser: Bastiaan Boom
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Integrative Physiology
title to be advised
Dr Pleasantine Mill, IGMM, Edinburgh
Host: Thomas Theil


Mary Pickford Lecture

title to be advised
Prof Gillian Bates, King's College London
Friday 23rd September 2016
1 pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre, George Square
Series Organisers:
Mandy Jackson and Emanuel Busch
Seminar series sponsored, in part, by The Physiological Society
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Little France Electrophysiology Group (LiFE)
title to be advised
Monday 12th September2016
11am - 12.30 pm, Seminar Room 4 (FU223), Chancellor's Building, 49 Little France Crescent
Series organiser: HongYan Zhang
After her talk, there is free discussion time. You are always welcome to bring your own data to discuss after the talk, even it is just one single experiment. The aim of this new meeting is to provide a platform for everyone, who is interested in electrophysiology or working on related subjects, to extensively discuss their electrophysiological related researches. The meeting will be held on every 2nd Monday of each month. Everyone are welcome to attend the meeting.
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Models in Science and Cognition Reading Group
awaiting notification
Organiser: Eugene Philalithis
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Music in Human and Social Development
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Organiser: Katie Overy
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Neuroregeneration - Centre Progres Report Seminars
Establishing and manipulating mirror-symmetry in the zebrafish hindbrain
Clare Buckley, Centre for Developmental Neurobiology, King's College London
Thursday 8th September 2016
1 pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellor's Building, 49 Little France Crescent
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Neuroscience Seminar Series
awaiting notification
Host: Dr. Don Mahad
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Neurological Student Society (EUNS)
awaiting notification
Series Organiser: EUNS
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Psychology
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Cognitive Ageing Journal Club
no neuroscience-related seminars scheduled
Series Organiser: Stuart Ritchie


Human Cognitive Neuroscience
no neuroscience-related seminars scheduled
Series organiser: Elena Gherri


Individual Differences Journal Club
awaiting notification
Series Organiser: Drew Altschul

Philosophy, Psychology and Informatics Reading Group

title to be advised
Kathy Puddifoot, University of Birmingham
Wednesday 28th September 2016
5 pm - 6.30 pm, Room 1.17, Dugald Stewart Building, 3 Charles Street
Host: Tillmann Vierkant
Organiser: Mark Sprevak
Regenerative Medicine
Direct reprogramming of fibroblasts to neurons
Dr. Marius Wernig, Institute for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine, Stanford University
Thursday 1st September 2016
12 (noon), Large Seminar Room, SCRM building, 5 Little France Drive
Host: Ian Chambers


Coming of Age : The Legacy of Dolly at 20
- public lecture
Thursday 1st September 2016
7 pm - 9.30 pm, Surgeon's Hall (sold out)

more info

Coming of Age: The Legacy of Dolly at 20 (scientific symposium)
Friday 2nd September 2016
9 am - 6.30 pm, the Roslin Institute
more info

Comparative Developmental Dynamics of Neuromesodermal Progenitors in vivo
Dr Ben Steventon, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge (UK)
Thursday 8th September 2016
12 (noon), Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine (SCRM) Seminar Room, 5 Little France Drive

Host: Val Wilson

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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
Reproductive Health
awaiting notification
Series Organiser: Dr. Erin Greaves
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Roslin Institute - Easter Bush Research Consortium
no neuroscience-related seminars currently scheduled
Series Organiser:
Paula Brunton
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SynthSys – Centre for Synthetic & Systems Biology
awaiting notification
Host: Andrew Goryachev
Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility
Data Management for Researchers
Wednesday 7th September 2016
9.30 am - 12.30 pm, Seminar Room, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
more info and registration
How to be Well Read: Workshop on How to Read a Scientific Paper
Wednesday 7th September 2016
1.30 pm - 4.30 pm, Seminar Room, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
more info and registration
Introduction to Translational Pharmacology
10th - 11th November 2016
9 am, Seminar Room, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility, Western General Hospital
more info and registration

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