UCL Faculty of Brain Sciences

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UCL Faculty of Brain Sciences

The Faculty of Brain Sciences brings together expertise at the forefront of neurology, ophthalmology, audiology, psychology and language sciences, cognitive neuroscience and mental health sciences.

The Faculty brings together six Institutes and Divisions, each of which excels in its own area of expertise. It is one of four faculties within UCL's School of Life and Medical Sciences.

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Faculty News

Harry Warren

UCL graduate launches new type of recruitment service

Harry Warren (MSc Theoretical Psychoanalytic Studies, 2015) has launched Happy Work, a recruitment service that uses personality assessment to match graduate job-seekers with specific work vacancies, with the help of the UCL Advances Idea Accelerator. Harry was inspired to develop the service by his own experience of trying to find a job that was the right fit after completing his undergraduate degree.  More...

Tim Shakespeare

Developing a MOOC on Dementia

Dr Tim Shakespeare, Alzheimer’s Research UK Fellow in the Dementia Research Centre, Institute of Neurology, has secured £20,000 funding to develop a MOOC on dementia. More...

QSS posters

16th Annual Queen Square Symposium – May 29th 2015

On May 29th, the Queen Square Student Committee hosted the 16th Annual Queen Square Symposium, an event for students of all disciplines based at Queen Square. More...

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Faculty Events

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3 September, 2015Dissecting Neural Circuits for Visual Processing and Behaviour
1 September, 2015Introduction to Genetic Epidemiology in the GWAS era 2015
3 September, 2015Neural circuits for sensory processing and behavior control in auditory cortex
3 September, 2015Using Zebrafish to Study Myelinated Axons in Vivo
4 September, 2015Minds of caste - an inter-disciplinary seminar on how caste identities shape the mind
4 September, 2015Modeling Cortical Dynamics with Wilson-Cowan equations
7 September, 2015High Throughput Sequencing in Disease Studies
7 September, 2015How to Develop Therapies for NM Disease
8 September, 2015'What Works For Us' - Share and Learn on Understanding Patient Experience
8 September, 2015The Novel Neurotechnologies: simultaneous 3D all-optical imaging and activation of neurons in living brains
9 September, 2015Cross-Cohort Research: Opportunities, Challenges and Examples
10 September, 2015Cognitive Assessment in Multiple Sclerosis
10 September, 2015Functional imaging of hippocampal microcircuits for spatial navigation and learning
10 September, 2015The Serine-Threonine Kinase, Tpl2, is Required for Neutrophil Antimicrobial Functions
11 September, 2015European Research Council Starting Grants - UCL SLMS Information Event
15 September, 2015Public Health England Annual Conference 2015
15 September, 2015The EU Health Programme 2014-2020
15 September, 2015The Generation of Diverse Motor Neuronal and Glial Subtypes From Patient-Specific iPSCs: Quo Vadis ALS?
16 September, 2015SLMS Introduction to Information Governance
17 September, 2015Neuroscience Career Network: Grant Writing Workshop
18 September, 2015Computational Modelling of Protein-RNA Interactions
18 September, 2015UCLPartners Quality Forum
22 September, 2015Frailty Community of Practice: New Pathways for Facilitating Timely Discharge
22 September, 2015NIHR CLAHRC North Thames Academy Research in Practice Course
23 September, 2015Lessons From Europe: Exploring New System Models for Active and Healthy Ageing
24 September, 2015AF and Stroke: We Can Do Better
24 September, 2015Epidemic Modelling in the Equatorial City State of Singapore
25 September, 2015High Field MRI for Study of Adaptive Brain Plasticity
25 September, 2015The European Society for Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation Conference
25 September, 2015VIP members of the hippocampus
26 September, 2015Synaptopathies One-Day Symposium
28 September, 2015Roderick Tye: The Human Presence
30 September, 2015Health Gap: A Conversation
2 October, 2015Brain Meeting - Title tbc
5 October, 2015Neuroscience Career Network: Workshop on Fellowship and Grant Interviews
6 October, 2015Get That Grant: Introduction to Grant Applications for Early Career Researchers
6 October, 2015The 1958, 1970, and Millennium British Birth Cohort Studies: Opportunities for Collaboration
6 October, 2015Understanding Cellular Heterogeneity
7 October, 2015Eleanor Longden @ UCL
7 October, 2015MRC Prion Unit Events and Seminars: Insights Into the Molecular Pathogenesis of HD and the Validation of Therapeutic Targets
8 October, 2015Progress in Rehabilitation Research: What Have We Learned From the RCT? Where to From here?
8 October, 2015SLMS Introduction to Information Governance
9 October, 2015Second International Conference on In Utero Transplantation and Fetal Gene Therapy
9 October, 2015Stress: approaches to the First World War
13 October, 2015International Experimental Neurology Conference
13 October, 2015UCLPartners Education Conference: Educating for Patient-Centred Care
14 October, 2015New Insights in the Pathogenesis of Prions in Cultured Cells
14 October, 2015Roderick Tye: the human presence in conversation
14 October, 2015UCL Infection, Immunology and Inflammation (III) Symposium 2015
19 October, 2015Fifty Years Without Free Will: Upending the Neuroscience of Volition and Starting Over Again
19 October, 2015Muscle Homeostasis
22 October, 2015UCL/Rosetrees Interdisciplinary Symposium - Smart Technologies for Health
23 October, 2015Brain Meeting - Title tbc
26 October, 2015A Core Brain System in Assembly of Cognitive Episodes
28 October, 2015Exploring Individual Differences in Dementia and Cognitive Abilities in Down Syndrome
30 October, 2015Brain Meeting - Title tbc
30 October, 2015Memory Matters: The Art and Science of the Brain
2 November, 2015A Neural Mechanism for Subjectivity Based on Brain-Viscera Interactions
4 November, 2015Growing Up Happy in England: Evidence-Based Approaches to Wellbeing and Implications for Policy
5 November, 2015Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research Seminar: Title TBC
6 November, 2015Brain Meeting - Title tbc
9 November, 2015Bullying Experience and Effects: UK Evidence
9 November, 2015Bullying Experience and Effects: UK Evidence
9 November, 2015Innovate 2015: The Global Spotlight on UK Innovation
9 November, 2015The Neural Mechanisms of Empathy - From Shared Activations to Shared Representations
10 November, 2015Timing and Tracking ALS: a Biomarkers Perspective
11 November, 2015Baseline Brain Activity in Down Syndrome
11 November, 2015Outcomes From Chromosomal Microarray Testing in Intellectual Disability Psychiatry
12 November, 2015CNR@UCLP Seminar Series 2015: Title TBC
13 November, 2015Brain Meeting - A re-assessment of the hierarchical and parallel strategies used by the visual brain
13 November, 2015Public Health Science: A National Conference Dedicated to New Research in UK Public Health
16 November, 2015Axonal Signalling Endosomes: Trafficking Sorting and Disease
16 November, 2015Facing the Gaze of Others: Brain Dynamics of Gaze and Social Contact Perception
20 November, 2015Brain Meeting - Title tbc
23 November, 2015UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Monday Seminar Programme: Title TBC
25 November, 2015Is depression caused by a hyperactive habenula?
25 November, 2015MRC Prion Unit Events and Seminars: Title TBC
27 November, 2015Brain Meeting - Title tbc
28 November, 2015Countdown 2030
30 November, 2015CLOSER Conference: The Importance of Early Years, Childhood and Adolescence
30 November, 2015UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Monday Seminar Programme: Title TBC
1 December, 2015Autophagy in ALS
2 December, 2015Frailty Community of Practice - Transforming Services: Looking Through the Eyes of Patients and Carers
7 December, 2015UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Monday Seminar Programme: Title TBC
10 December, 2015Therapy for Cognitive Impairment in TBI
11 December, 2015Brain Meeting - Title tbc
12 January, 2016The Tale of Two Motor Cortices: Do BA4a and BA4p Have Different Functions in ALS?
9 February, 2016Shredding Light on Dynein-Based Cargo Transport In Vitro and In Vivo
22 February, 2016Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) 2016
24 February, 20162nd Behaviour Change Conference: Digital Health and Wellbeing
30 March, 2016Neurology 2016: Leading Edge Neurology for the Practising Clinician - Pre-Course Symposium
31 March, 2016Neurology 2016: Leading Edge Neurology for the Practising Clinician
27 April, 2016Third Fuse International Conference on Knowledge Exchange in Public Health: Evidence to Impact in Public Health
3 May, 2016Update in Neuromuscular Disorders
27 May, 2016Queen Square Symposium 2016