4th Annual Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences Away Day and PhD Morning

4th Annual Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences Away Day and PhD Morning


January 31, 2019
Playfair Library Hall, Old College, University of Edinburgh

The Away Day showcases our breadth of research and associated activities, with presentations and discussions from academics and professional services staff from across the Centre. The presentations will be broad overviews rather than full of detailed data.

There will also be opportunities to network and meet new colleagues. 

Lunch and refreshments will be included.


11:30-12:00 Registration

12:00-12:45 Session 1 – Chair: Colin Smith

12:00-12:15 Siddharthan Chandran (Director of CCBS)

12:15-12:30 Sinead Rhodes (SMC Research Centre)

12:30-12:45 Kerry Miller (Research Data Services)

12:45-13:30 Lunch

13:30–15:10 Session 2 – Chair: Sue Fletcher-Watson

13:30-14:25 Speed networking groups

14:25-14:40 Tom MacGillivray (Neuroimaging)

14:40-14:55 Mark Rodrigues (Stroke)

14:55-15:10 Renata Riha (Sleep Medicine)

15:10–15:25 Break 

15:25-16:05 Professional Services panel discussion – Chair: Rustam Al-Shahi Salman

New for 2019! This will be a lively and interactive session for Professional Services staff to discuss the challenges and rewards of their roles, intended to foster better understanding between Professional Services & Academic personnel.

Panel: Val Renton (Operations Manager); Allan MacRaild (Research Nurse); Ali Irving (Comms); Laura Doull (Clinical Project Manager)

16:05–17:00 Session 3 – Chair: Siddharthan Chandran

16:05-16:20 Andrew McIntosh (Psychiatry)

16:20-16:35 Gashirai Mbizvo (Muir Maxwell Centre)

16:35-16:50 Chloe Kippen (CMVM External Engagement)

16:50-17:00 Wrap-up with award presentations: John D Matthews Award, winners of the CCBS ‘Three Minute Thesis’ Competition