UCL Faculty of Brain Sciences

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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.

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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...

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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...

Faculty recruiting a new Graduate Tutor (Taught)

The provision of postgraduate taught (PGT) education in the Faculty is expanding, and now includes over 50 programmes across our composite Divisions and Institutes and over 1,000 PGT students. In order to look after this growing student body the Faculty is looking to appoint a second Faculty Graduate Tutor (Taught) to work with Dr Jenni Rodd in carrying out this vital role.  We are keen to offer the opportunity the role presents to other colleagues with effect from 1st September 2015. More...

5 August, 2015Hypoxia and Experimental Models of Neuroinflammation
15 August, 2015Dementia's Journey
17 August, 2015CBC Summer School 2015: Behaviour Change - Principles and Practice
19 August, 2015How Latent is "Latent" Tuberculosis? UCL-TB Summer Seminar
20 August, 2015Neuropathological and Phenotypic Profile of Familiar vs. Sporadic Alzheimer's Disease
26 August, 2015The Farr Institute International Conference 2015
27 August, 2015Queen Square MS Centre Seminar - Title TBC
28 August, 20152015 London Cardiovascular Device Innovation Summit
28 August, 2015Challenges in Inherited Cardiovascular Disease
2 September, 2015Epigenetics in Neurodegeneration
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
7 September, 2015How to Develop Therapies for NM Disease
8 September, 2015'What Works For Us' - Share and Learn on Understanding Patient Experience
9 September, 2015Cross-Cohort Research: Opportunities, Challenges and Examples
10 September, 2015Cognitive Assessment in Multiple Sclerosis
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?
17 September, 2015Neuroscience Career Network: Grant Writing Workshop
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
24 September, 2015AF and Stroke: We Can Do Better
25 September, 2015The European Society for Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation conference
26 September, 2015Synaptopathies One-Day Symposium
6 October, 2015The 1958, 1970, and Millennium British Birth Cohort Studies: Opportunities for Collaboration
6 October, 2015Understanding Cellular Heterogeneity
7 October, 2015MRC Prion Unit Events and Seminars: Title TBC
8 October, 2015Progress in Rehabilitation Research: What Have We Learned From the RCT? Where to From here?
9 October, 2015Second International Conference on In Utero Transplantation and Fetal Gene Therapy
13 October, 2015UCLPartners Education Conference: Educating for Patient-Centred Care
14 October, 2015MRC Prion Unit Events and Seminars: Title TBC
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
26 October, 2015A Core Brain System in Assembly of Cognitive Episodes
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
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
12 November, 2015CNR@UCLP Seminar Series 2015: Title TBC
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
23 November, 2015UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Monday Seminar Programme: Title TBC
25 November, 2015MRC Prion Unit Events and Seminars: Title TBC
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
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
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
3 May, 2016Update in Neuromuscular Disorders
27 May, 2016Queen Square Symposium 2016