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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
Understanding psychosis and schizophrenia - a skeptic's perspective
Prof. James Coyne, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; University Medical Center, Groningen; Institute for Health Policy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Wednesday 22nd July 2015
4 pm, Departmental Lecture Theatre, The Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital
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 - CCACE 8th Annual Research Day
title to be advised
Professor Katri Raikkonen, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki.
Tuesday 1st September 2015
Lunch and poster sessionn 12 noon -1 pm/ research talks: 1- 5 pm, Room F21, 7 George Square
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
awaiting notification
Series Organisers: David Price, David Carmel, Dean Hughes and Jane Haley

Genetics and Molecular Medicine
FANTOM5 promoters, enhancers and cell type specific regulation
Dr Alistair Forrest, RIKEN
Thursday 2nd July 2015
1 pm, IGMM Lecture Theatre, 4th Floor Lecture Theatre, Outpatients Department, Western General Hospital
Host: Dr. Colin Semple
Series Organiser: Eilidh Guild

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George Square Postdoc Society
BBQ
Friday 3rd July 2015
4.30 pm, Secret venue!
If you are interested in attending this BBQ event please contact Abi Hermann for more information
Global Health Academy/ Health in Social Science
Adolescent Mental Health in Pakistan
Dr Amna Khalid, Lecturer in Clinical Psychology at the Department of Behavioral Sciences, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Pakistan
Thursday 2nd July 2015
11 am, Room G3, Doorway 6, Medical Quade, Teviot Place, Edinburgh
Organiser: Stella Chan
Imaging 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 Workshop
no seminar currently scheduled
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 Physiology
no seminar currently scheduled - series will continue in September 2015
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Literatures, Languages and Cultures
Psychosis, Rights and Recovery: Tackling the Health Inequalities faced by people living with Schizophrenia and Psychosis
Thursday 25th June 2015
10.15 am - 1.30 pm, Project Room 1.06, 50 George Square, Edinburgh
Main speaker: Amanda Larkin, University of Edinburgh
Guest speakers: Prof. Sir Robin Murray (King's College London), Prof. Andrew Gumley (University of Glasgow), Prof. Stephen Lawrie (University of Edinburgh) and Lesley Smith (Scottish Recovery Network)
free but registration essential here
Music in Human and Social Development
awaiting notification
Series Organiser: Katie Overy
Neuroscience Seminar Series
Microfluidic in vitro models of biological systems
Dr Michele Zagnoni, Affiliate Member Royal Society of Chemistry, University of Strathclyde
Monday 29th June 2015
1 pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building
Host: Prof Anna Williams
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
Psychological concepts in non-psychological sciences: a case study in conceptual drift
Carrie Figdor, Associate Professor, University of Iowa
Wednesday 1st July 2015
4.30 - 6 pm, Room 3.10/3.11, Dugald Stewart Building, 3 Charles Street
Series Organiser
:
Mark Sprevak
*note change of time and venue*
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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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Psychonomic Society Special Symposium
Talks by leading researchers from North America and Europe covering areas such as metamemory, psycholinguistics, episodic and working memory, computational modeling of cognition, cognitive ageing and visual attention.
Friday 17th July 2015
9 am - 6 pm, Room F21, First Floor, Psychology Building, 7 George Square
Symposium, including refreshments, is free but registration is essential
Drinks reception following symposium
More info here
Regenerative Medicine
Ronin Influences Neural Progenitor Proliferation through Transcriptional Regulation of Mitochondrial Function
Dr Ross A Poché, Dept of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA
Thusday 20th August 2015
12 noon, SCRM Seminar Room, The Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine Building, 5 Little France Drive, Edinburgh bioQuarter
Host: Charles ffrench-Constant
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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
More than just fine tuning: Tristetraprolin and post-transcriptional control of gene expression
Dr. Jonathan Dean, Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford
Monday 29th June 2015
12.30 pm, Lecture Theatre, Queen's Medical Research Institute, Little France
Host: Dr. Matt Brook
Series Organiser: Dr. Laura O'Hara
Roslin Institute - Easter Bush Research Consortium
no neuroscience-related seminars currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Paula Brunton
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Scottish Neuroscience Group 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 now open.
Cost: staff £40; postdoc £30; student £20.
registration deadline: 21st August 2015
further info and registration here
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, 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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