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Cardiovascular Sciences
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser
: Heather Laing
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Clinical Brain Sciences - Edinburgh Clinical Trials & Epidemiology Seminars
The association between diabetes mellitus and spontaneous intracerebral haemorrhage: systematic review
Marion Boulanger, visiting Fellow
Wednesday 4th March 2015
4 pm, CCBS seminar room, 1st floor, Chancellor's Building, Little France
Series Organiser: Will Whiteley
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Clinical Brain Sciences - Psychiatry
Secondary Prevention of Alzheimer's Dementia in Mid -­- Life: Epidemiology and Opportunities for Intervention
Professor Craig Ritchie, Professor, Psychiatry of Ageing, University of Edinburgh
Wednesday 18 March 2015
3 pm, Small Lecture Theatre, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Series Organiser: Stephen Lawrie
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Clinical Neurosciences - Academic Half Day
Neuropsychiatry of Parkinson's disease
Alan Carson, Clinical Brain Sciences
Thursday 26th February 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 Psychology
awaiting notification
Series Organiser: Paul Hutton
Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology
Alzheimer's disease: big problem, Big Data, big solution?
Professor Simon Lovestone, Professor of Translational Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, Medical Sciences Division, University of Oxford.
Tuesday 24th February 2015
5.00 pm, Room F21, 7 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ (followed by a drinks reception). This seminar is open to all.
Series Organiser: Caroline Brett
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Cognitive and Neural Systems
What we have learned from gene expression profiles in Huntington's Disease
Prof. Ruth Luthi-Carter, University of Leicester
Thursday 26th February 2015
12.30 pm, Gaddum Lecture Theatre, 1 George Square

Series Organiser
: Tara Spire-Jones
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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: Art-Neuroscience Group
Thursday 26th February 2015
4.30 - 6.30 pm, meet in room G32, Ground Floor, Psychology Building, 7 George Square
FUSION Organisers: David Price (CIP), David Carmel (Psychology), Dean Hughes (ECA)
This month FUSION will be touring the Psychology research spaces, including the EEG and eye-tracking suite. As usual, there will be refreshements.

Edinburgh Neuroscience
Neuroscience Day 2015
Wednesday 4th March 2015
9am - 5 pm, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Queen Street

registration is essential
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Edinburgh Neuroscience Annual Distinguished Lecture 2015
On the level: Equilibrium in the brain
Prof Huda Zoghbi Department of Molecular & Human Genetics, and Department of Pediatrics - Neurology and Developmental Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine, Texa, USAs
Wednesday 4th March 2015
4 pm, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Queen Street

no need to regsiter for this seminar, just turn up.
Genetics and Molecular Medicine
no neuroscience-reated semianrs currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Eilidh Guild

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Geriatric Medicine
awaiting notification
Organiser:
Fergus Doubal

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Imaging Sciences
Losing your nerve? Keep an eye on it..
James Cameron, University of Edinburgh
Neonatal tract shape modeling and segmentation
Devasuda Anblagan, University of Edinburgh
Friday 27th February 2015
1 pm, Mary Kinross Room, QMRI, Little France Crescent
Series Contact: Anne Grant

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Inflammation Research
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Karen Colvin
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Informatics - Adaptive and Neural Computation Seminar
Title to be advised
Dragan Gasevic
Tuesday 3rd March 2015
11 am, Room 4.31/4.33, Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street
Series Organiser:
Iain Murray
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Informatics - Perception, Action and Behaviour
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Bastiaan Boom
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Integrative Physiology
Optogenetic probing of cortico-thalamic Calcium waves in vivo
Prof. Albrecht Stroh, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Friday 27th February 2015
12 noon, Hugh Robson lecture theatre, Hugh Robson Building
Organiser: Nathalie Rochefort
Seminar series sponsored in part by The Physiological Society
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Music Research Seminars
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Series Organisers: Alan Smaill, Stefan Bilbao and Michael Newton
Neuroscience Seminars
Pathological correlates of disease progression in multiple sclerosis
Prof Christine Stadelmann, Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen
Monday 23rd February 2015
1 pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building
Host:
Dr HongYan Zhang
Seminar series sponsored in part by British Neuroscience Association
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Neurological Student Society (EUNS)
Drug Treatment of Mood Disorder: Prozac and Beyond
Prof. Trevor Sharp, Oxford University
Wednesday 18th March 2015
location to be advised
Academic talk in collaboration with the pharmacological society
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Pharmacological Student Society
Drug Treatment of Mood Disorders: Prozac and Beyond
Prof Trevor Sharp University of Oxford
Wednesday 25th March 2015
2 pm, Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Doorway 3, Old Medical School Quad, Teviot Palce
Sponsored by the British Pharmacological Society - all welcome.
Philosophy, Psychology and Informatics Reading Group
The Two Senses of Smell
Keith Wilson, University of Glasgow
Wednesday 25th February 2015
4.30 pm - 6 pm, Room 2.14, Appleton Tower, 11 Crichton Street
Series Organiser
: Mark Sprevak
Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences Interdisciplinary Seminar
Perception, belief and Psychosis
Paul Fletcher, Cambridge
Thursday 12th March 2015
5.15pm, Lectrue Theatre F21, Psychology Building, 7 George Square
Series Organiser:
Thomas Bak
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Psychology
Apes as intuitive statisticians
Josep Call, Max Planck Insitute of Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig & School of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of St Andrews
Tuesday 24th February 2015
12.30 pm, Seminar Room 2, Chrystal MacMillan Building, George Square
Host: Alex Weiss
Series Organiser: Thomas Bak
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Psychology - John Marshall Lecture on Psychology and Neurology
Seeing what they see: the causes and consequences of posterior cortical atrophy
Sebastian Crutch, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London
Tuesday 3rd March 2015
5.15 pm, Lecture Theatre F21, Psychology Building, 7 George Square
Series Organiser: Thomas Bak
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Psychology joint event with Cognitive Ageing & Cognitive Epidemiology
The effects of age and performance on neural correlates of episodic encoding and retrieval: an individual differences approach
Michael Rugg, UT Dallas, Center for Vital Longevity, Texas, USA
Wednesday 4th March 2015
5.30 pm, F21, 7 George Square
Host: Alexa Morcom
Psychology - Cognitive Ageing Journal Club
no journal club currently scheduled

Series Organiser:
Stuart Ritchie
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Psychology - Human Cognitive Neuroscience
Executive function development: Making sense of the environment to behave adaptively
Nicolas Chevalier, Psychology
Friday 27th February 2015
4 pm, Room G32, Psychology Building, 7 George Square
Series Organiser: David Carmel
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Regenerative Medicine
Body plan formation - taking it up a Notch
Dr Kim Dale, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Dundee
Friday 27th February 2015
12 noon, seminar room, Scottish Centre for Regenerative medicine (SCRM) Building, 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
no neuroscience-related seminars currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Dr. Laura O'Hara
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Roslin Institute
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Paula Brunton
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Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology
no neuroscience-relevant seminar currently scheduled

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Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility Seminar
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled

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