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.

Faculty News

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Finalists Showcase Research Excellence

Following the success of our inaugural Undergraduate Conference in 2014, the Faculty of Brain Sciences once again granted finalists the opportunity to gain experience of a 'real life' academic conference.  More...

Posters

PhD Research on Display at the Annual Faculty PGR Symposium

On 11 February 2015, the Faculty displayed a record 60 posters from our PhD students from across all six Institutes and Divisions. More...

REF

Faculty of Brain Sciences rated top for research strength in the REF2014

UCL is the top-rated university in the UK for research strength in the new Research Excellence Framework 2014, by a measure of average research score multiplied by staff numbers submitted. More...

5 May, 2015Experimental Psychology Seminar: Cortical codes for sound perception in auditory cortex
5 May, 2015MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series: Investigating the Relationship between Skeletal Muscle Mass and Metabolism
5 May, 2015MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases: Update in Neuromuscular Disorders 2015
7 May, 2015Cellular and molecular mechanisms that contribute to inflammation and immune regulation in inflammatory arthritis
7 May, 2015Human cerebral cortex development and disease in stem cell systems
7 May, 2015Institute of Movement Neuroscience (IMN) Series - ‘How to cure any disease and get smart: An overview of tDCS mechanisms’
7 May, 2015Investigating the motor system using functional and structural MRI
7 May, 2015Psychodynamic Neuroscience Research meeting - The Social Softness Illusion - Your Skin Feels Softer than Mine
7 May, 2015Queer Black Lives and Diasporic Identities in Twentieth Century Britain
8 May, 2015Brain Meeting Seminar Series: Title TBC
8 May, 2015Lentivector-based cancer immunotherapy silencing PD-L1 and modulating cytokine priming; development of ex vivo myeloid-derived suppressor cells to assess therapeutic efficacy
11 May, 2015Cellular origin and functional specialization of tissueresident macrophages
11 May, 2015UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar Series - What does it take to collaborate? The role of heart, words and skills in interpersonal synergies
12 May, 2015ALS Seminar Series: FUSsion of physiological RNA granules and pathological aggregates
12 May, 2015Experimental Psychology Seminar: Neural signatures of learning and decision-making across prefrontal cortex
12 May, 2015UCL Division of Infection & Immunity Internal Speaker Programme: Title TBC
13 May, 2015Centre for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience speaker programme: Title TBC
13 May, 2015Division of Psychiatry seminar: Gene*environment interaction: scientific hypothesis or truism?
13 May, 2015Neuroscience Career Network: Fellowship and Grant Interviews Workshop
13 May, 2015The Use of Incentives in Health
14 May, 2015An implementation of reinforcement learning in the cerebellum
14 May, 2015Immune mechanisms relevant to grey matter pathology in multiple sclerosis
14 May, 2015What do we mean by brain plasticity, and is there more of it than usual after stroke?
15 May, 2015Aversive Experiences Transform Amygdala Ensemble Coding during the Formation of Associative Fear Memories
18 May, 20155th Digital Health: 5th International Conference on Digital Health
18 May, 2015Healthy Ageing: From Molecules to Organisms
18 May, 2015In mice for men, Conditional cytokine mouse mutants
18 May, 2015Resistance - The film, followed by a debate on Antimicrobial Resistance.
18 May, 2015UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar Series - title tbc
19 May, 2015Experimental Psychology Seminar: What does it take to collaborate? The role of heart, words and skills in interpersonal synergies?
19 May, 2015UCLP Centre For Neurorehabilitation Clinical Networking Event: Sharing our Practice along the Pathway
20 May, 2015Leonard Wolfson Experimental Neurology Centre: Celebrating International Clinical Trials Day
20 May, 2015Paediatric Cerebrovascular Conference : diagnosis and disease in the 2lst century
21 May, 2015ALS Seminar Series: Genome-Scale CRISPR knockout screening: technology development and applications for mapping proteostasis networks
21 May, 2015Better survey data management with metadata
21 May, 2015Pre- and post-mitotic effector programs of CD8 T cells during infection
21 May, 2015Professor David Osrin, Inaugural Lecture: ‘These Little Gardens: Growing Up in Public Health’
21 May, 2015Virtual Virology seminar series
22 May, 2015Soloists and choristers in a cortical population
26 May, 2015Experimental Psychology Seminar: Title TBC
27 May, 2015Division of Psychiatry seminar: PhD Upgrade presentations
29 May, 2015Conjunctive representations and coherency in the human medial temporal lobe: from perception to memory and decision-making
29 May, 2015Queen Square Symposium
1 June, 2015UCL Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme: Title TBC
1 June, 2015UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar Series - Adaptive gain control during human decision-making
2 June, 2015Experimental Psychology Seminar: From infants’ preverbal to language-based learning about objects and categories
2 June, 2015IIT Immunology Symposium with Pears Lecture
3 June, 2015PCA and ADAD: Rare, but why should you care?
4 June, 2015Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Royal Free Campus External Speaker programme: Title TBC
4 June, 2015Institute of Movement Neuroscience (IMN) Series - ‘Neural markers of cognitive & motor control, and their evolution during a pre-symptomatic monkey model of Parkinson’s disease’
4 June, 2015Valuing Health: Well-being, Freedom and Suffering
5 June, 2015Brain Meeting Seminar Series: Title TBC
5 June, 2015Fifth Joint NELFT/UCL Conference on Eating Disorders: Thinking Bodies, Thinking Minds: Challenges of working with Eating Disorders
5 June, 2015Recent Technologies in Microbiology
8 June, 2015MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series: Molecular promiscuity: serine-palmitoyltransferase – the unfaithful enzyme
8 June, 2015The macrophage as an HIV-1 hub
8 June, 2015UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar Series - Plasticity of the social brain
9 June, 2015Experimental Psychology Seminar: I can get that song out of your head; Decoding perceptual representations with retinotopic and tonotopic mapss
9 June, 2015UCL Division of Infection & Immunity Internal Speaker Programme: Title TBC
10 June, 2015Centre for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience speaker programme: Title TBC
10 June, 2015Division of Psychiatry seminar: Hearing loss: a new reversible causal factor for dementia?
11 June, 2015The trials of conducting trials – practical problems encountered in rehab research and possible solutions
11 June, 2015The trials of conducting trials – practical problems encountered in rehab research and possible solutions
15 June, 2015UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar Series - Essential contributions of frontopolar cortex to primate cognition
16 June, 2015Experimental Psychology Seminar: Do we adapt to the recent variance of sensory signals
17 June, 2015Findings from the PROMISE programme and next steps for treatments of obesity in children and young people
17 June, 2015Paediatric Research in Obesity Multi-modal Intervention and Service Evaluation Programme (PROMISE)
17 June, 2015Research Methods Short Course: Data reduction and latent variable models
18 June, 2015An introduction to infectious disease genomics – an IDRN event
18 June, 2015Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Royal Free Campus External Speaker programme: Title TBC
18 June, 2015Molecular regulation of cortical interneuron diversity and plasticity
19 June, 20152015 Neuroscience Symposium
22 June, 2015Clearing out debris for CD8 T cell memory and hematopoietic stem cell survival
22 June, 2015Introduction to Bioinformatics
23 June, 2015Evaluation Workshop
23 June, 2015Planetary Health
24 June, 2015Division of Psychiatry seminar: The development and genetics of Wernicke's Encephalopathy, with focus on alcohol misuse
24 June, 2015MRC Prion Unit Events and Seminars: Title tbc
24 June, 2015NeuroTrials Day
26 June, 2015Brain Meeting Seminar Series: Title TBC
26 June, 2015Memory Enhancement by Targeting Cdk5 Regulation of NR2B
29 June, 2015UCL Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme: Title TBC
2 July, 20153rd Annual Queen Square Upper Limb Neurorehabilitation Course
2 July, 2015Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Royal Free Campus External Speaker programme: Title TBC
3 July, 2015Brain Meeting Seminar Series: Title TBC
6 July, 2015Changing Perspectives: 1st International Conference on Transport and Health
6 July, 2015Impacts of protein oxidation on the elicitation of adaptive immune responses: implications for health and disease
6 July, 2015MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series: Novel Treatments in Huntington’s Disease
7 July, 2015UCL Division of Infection & Immunity Internal Speaker Programme: PhD Thesis Seminar
8 July, 2015Centre for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience speaker programme: Title TBC
8 July, 2015Division of Psychiatry seminar: TBC
9 July, 2015Cognitive Rehabilitation
9 July, 2015UCL Molecular Cell Biology Symposium
9 July, 2015Westminster Health Forum Keynote Seminar: Next steps for public health and Health and Wellbeing Boards: priorities, structures and integration
10 July, 2015Brain Meeting Seminar Series: Title TBC
15 July, 2015Probing the Structure and Dynamics of Proteins and Protein Complexes Using Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry
16 July, 2015Exploring the health challenges and inequalities of the new food aid system: a seminar on working with foodbanks
16 July, 2015Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Royal Free Campus External Speaker programme: Title TBC
21 July, 2015Longitudinal studies: maximising their value for ageing research
22 July, 2015Division of Psychiatry seminar: Dopaminergic imaging in Possible Dementia with Lewy bodies: a randomised trial