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The Search for Consciousness: detecting awareness in the vegetative state
Dr. Adrian Owens, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Tuesday 14th April 2015
7 pm - 8.15 pm, Pentland Suite, Edinburgh International Conference Centre
Note: This is part of the BNA Festival of Neuroscience. BNA meeting attendees can register for free tickets using the instructions emailed to you by the meeting organisers. If you are NOT registered for the BNA meeting you can still attend this BNA events by booking a ticket online.
Cardiovascular Sciences - Progress in Research
Real development - from basic mechanisms to regenerative applications
Prof. Jamie Davies, University of Edinburgh
Tuesday 5th May 2015
12 noon, QMRI Lecture Theatre, QMRI, Little France
Host: Brian Walker
Series Organiser
: Heather Laing
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Clinical Brain Sciences - Edinburgh Clinical Trials & Epidemiology Seminars
Neuropsychological consequences of stroke

Toby Cumming, Research Fellow, The Florey Institute, University of Melbourne, Australia
Wednesday 15th April 2015
4 pm, Seminar Room, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, 1st Floor, Chancellor's
Series Organiser: Will Whiteley
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Clinical Brain Sciences - Psychiatry
Early intervention for psychosis in the NHS
Professor Alison Yung, Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health, University of Manchester
Wednesday 15th April 2015
3 pm, Small Lecture Theatre, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Series Organiser: Stephen Lawrie
Talk will also be broadcast live on the Division of Psychiatry's webpage, and available to view after: http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/psychiatry/lecture-videos

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Clinical Neurosciences - Academic Half Day
Mortality and Morbidity meeting
Wednesday 23rd April 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
title to be advised
Professor Nick Fox, Dementia Research Centre, Institute of Neurology, London
Tuesday 16th June 2015
5.00 pm, Room F21, 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
awaiting notification
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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
Education - Higher Education Research Group
The Underdetermination of Interdisciplinarity: challenges of conceptualising and teaching it
David Morrison, Learning and Teaching Centre, University of Glasgow
Tuesday 21st April 2015
1 pm, Room 4.22, St. John's Land, Moray House School of Education
Contact: Prof. Carolin Kreber
Genetics and Molecular Medicine
no neuroscience-related seminars currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Eilidh Guild

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Geriatric Medicine
awaiting notification
Organiser:
Fergus Doubal

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Imaging Sciences:
awaiting notification
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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
Vision-as-inverse-graphics for Detailed Scene Understanding
Pol Mareno Comellas
Network Analyses Reveal Novel Aspects of ALS Pathogenesis
Ian Simpson
Tuesday 14th April 2015
11 am, Room G7A, Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street
Host:
Botond Csesk
Series Organiser:
Iain Murray

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Informatics - Perception, Action and Behaviour
From rats to robot navigation and beyond

Michael Milford, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Thursday 16th April 2015
1 pm, Room 4.31/4.33, Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street
Series Organiser: Bastiaan Boom
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Integrative Physiology
Is it time to scrap the ‘standard model’ of the basal ganglia? Some thoughts about how brains control of movement/behavior.
Prof. Gordon Arbuthnott, OIST Graduate University, Okinawa, Japan
Friday 17th April 2015
12 noon, Lecture Theatre, Hugh Robson Building, George Square
Host: Tom Gillingwater
Seminar series sponsored in part by The Physiological Society
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Models in Science and Cognition Reading Group
Reading: Friston, Breakspear & Deco (2012), "Perception and self-organised instability".
Wednesday 15th April 2015
4.30 pm, Room S37, Psychology Building, 7 George Square
Organiser: Eugene Philalithis
Neuroscience Seminar Series - CANCELLED
title to be advised
Prof. Antoine Triller, Institut de Biologie de Paris
Monday 20th April 2015
1 pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building
Host: Prof. Seth Grant
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
The Body as Laboratory
Christopher Burr, University of Bristol
Wednesday 20th May 2015
4.30 pm - 6 pm, Room 1.20, Dugald Stewart Building, 3 Charles Street
Series Organiser
: Mark Sprevak
Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences Interdisciplinary Seminar
awaiting notification
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Psychology Colloquia
awaiting notification
Series Organiser:
Thomas Bak
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Psychology - Cognitive Ageing Journal Club
awaiting notification
Series Organiser: Stuart Ritchie
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Psychology - Human Cognitive Neuroscience
awaiting notification
Series Organiser: David Carmel
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Regenerative Medicine
Cellular reprogramming, a new route for brain repair
Dr Malin Parmar, Developmental & Regenerative Neurobiology, Lund University,
Sweden
Wednesday 15th April 2015
12 noon, SCRM Seminar Room, SCRM Building, 5 Little France Drive, Edinburgh bioQuarter
Host: Tilo Kunath
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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
Lost and found in translation; the role of protein synthesis in neuropsychiatric diseases
Dr Christos Gkogkas, CIP, University of Edinburgh
Monday 20th April 2015
12.30 pm, Lecture Theatre, QMRI, Little France
Host: Prof. Nicola Gray
Series Organiser
: Dr. Laura O'Hara
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Roslin Institute
Thinking fast and slow: the impact of implicit bias in academia

Dr. Pete Jones, Shire Professional Chartered Psychologists, UK
Wednesday 6th May 2015
3.30 pm, Auditorium, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus
Host:
Liz Glass
Series Organiser: Paula Brunton
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Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled

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Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility Seminar
The Scottish Stroke Research Network
Prof. Malcolm Mcleod & Bridget Colam
Monday 25th May 2015
12.30 pm, The Blackford Room, Postgraduate Education Centre, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
free but registration essential here
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