UCL Faculty of Brain Sciences

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Dean's office:

Suite 1a, Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London W1T 7NF

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.

Faculty News

Meet the Researcher: Students and Staff Enjoy a Unique Opportunity to Engage

In a new initiative, piloted by the Faculty of Brain Sciences Tutor's Office, newly arrived undergraduate students had the chance to meet some of the Faculty's top researchers. More...

Induction

Faculty Induction Welcomes Over 400 PG Students

On Thursday 25 September 2014, the Faculty was delighted to welcome its largest cohort of postgraduate students to date. Over 400 students, three-quarters of whom on taught postgraduate programmes, came along to the Brain Sciences PG Induction, which was followed by a Reception in the North Cloisters.

Students were given information about UCL-wide support services, including Careers and UCLU, and students on Masters programmes were introduced to their PG Mentors.

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Winners of New Masters Video Competition Announced

The Faculty is delighted to announce the winners of our first Masters Video Competition. Students from across the Faculty were invited to submit a 2-minute video based around their research project, with the aim of  rewarding the outstanding research being conducted by our Masters students. More...

8 January, 2015Diffusion Weighted Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Brain Metabolites: Methods and Applications in Neurological Disorders
9 January, 2015Developmental Neurosciences Seminar Series - Presentations on current research (or areas of research) within the Developmental Neurosciences Programme
12 January, 2015Delivering Behaviour Change for Society: Funding Behaviour Change Research
12 January, 2015Otto Wolff Lecture series 2015: Ethical alternatives to experiments to create potential pandemic pathogens
12 January, 2015UCL Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme: Title TBC
13 January, 2015ALS Seminar Series: Dysregulation of RNA processing in motor neuron disease
13 January, 2015Quality improvement in primary care: NIHR CLAHRC North Thames Workshop
14 January, 2015Venture research and other adventures: are we getting the most out of UK research?
15 January, 2015BRI Seminar: Learning the language of T cell receptors
19 January, 2015Dissecting M.tuberculosis responses to infection; insights into pathogenicity and chemotherapy
19 January, 2015Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar: Individual differences in multisensory integration and timing
21 January, 2015Get That Grant: Introduction to Grantsmanship for Early Career Researchers
22 January, 2015Addressing the joint challenges of climate change and food security
22 January, 2015Virtual Virology Seminar Series
23 January, 2015Ear Institute Seminar Series: Title TBC
26 January, 2015Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar: The cerebellum as an adaptable predictor, for movement and cognition
26 January, 2015Measles virus as a treatment for cancer
27 January, 2015MHealth Conference: How can mobile technology improve health in low and middle income countries
2 February, 2015Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar: Effects of expertise, normal aging and psychological illness on our ability to monitor for processing conflicts and errors
2 February, 2015Retroviruses and mammals: 100 million years of coevolution
4 February, 2015Behavioural Economics and Industrial Organisation
6 February, 2015Ear Institute Seminar Series: Title TBC
9 February, 2015Ageing and Health: Policy and Economics in an Era of Longevity
9 February, 2015BRI Seminar: Title TBC
9 February, 2015Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar: Outsourcing cognitive control to the external environment: the role of metacognition
13 February, 2015Ear Institute Seminar Series: Title TBC
16 February, 2015Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar: Multimodal approaches to understanding the role of inhibition in human motor plasticity
16 February, 2015The right antibiotic treatment at the right time – Data mining at an extensive intensive care unit in the UK
17 February, 2015ALS Seminar Series: Mitochondrial dysfunction associated with neurodegenerative disease
18 February, 2015Neuroscience Careers Network Forum: Getting Published (followed by a drinks reception)
18 February, 2015UCL Qualitative Health Research Symposium 2015: Enriching Qualitative Inquiry in Health
19 February, 2015UCL IEHC Early Career Forum Conference 2015: Get your career going!
23 February, 2015CBC Conference 2015: Harnessing Digital Technology for Health Behaviour Change
23 February, 2015Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar: Working memory, attention and conscious awareness
23 February, 2015UCL Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme: Title TBC
26 February, 2015ALS Seminar Series: Stimulation of fiber growth and formation of new circuits in the damaged CNS by Nogo-A neutralization
2 March, 2015Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar: Mapping Memories
2 March, 2015UCL Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme: Title TBC
4 March, 2015GLOW 2015 - Reaching Every Woman and Every Newborn: The Post-2015 Research Agenda
6 March, 2015Ear Institute Seminar Series: Title TBC
9 March, 2015Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar: Competition and cooperation in social interactions
9 March, 2015UCL Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme: Title TBC
16 March, 2015Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar: Evaluating social threat without awareness
16 March, 2015Regulation and pathogenicity of Th17 lineage cells in RA
18 March, 2015PHE Applied Epidemiology Scientific Meeting
19 March, 2015UK Neuromuscular Translational Research Conference 2015
20 March, 2015The International Association for the Study of Affective Touch: Inaugural Congress
23 March, 2015UCL Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme: Title TBC
25 April, 2015Implications of Research on the Neuroscience of Affect, Attachment and Social Cognition
28 April, 2015ALS Seminar Series: Modulation of axonal retrograde transport in health and disease
28 April, 2015UCLP Centre for Neurorehabilitation symposium: goal-setting in neurorehabilitation - consensus and controversies
12 May, 2015ALS Seminar Series: FUSsion of physiological RNA granules and pathological aggregates
13 May, 2015The Use of Incentives in Health
16 June, 2015ALS Seminar Series: GENFI – the Genetic FTD Initiative, a multicentre biomarker study of MAPT, GRN and C9orf72 mutations
6 July, 2015Changing Perspectives: 1st International Conference on Transport and Health