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19 December, 2017 - The exercise prescription for delaying disease progression in Parkinson's disease: Daniel Corcos

Time: 17:30:00 - 18:30:00

Daniel Corcos (Northwestern University, Chicago, USA) "The exercise prescription for delaying disease progression in Parkinson's disease". UCLPartners Centre for Neurorehabilitation CNR@UCLP SEMINARS 2017

Location: Basement Lecture Theatre, 33 Queen Square, London,

Contact: UCLPartners Centre for Neurorehabilitation

Email: cnr@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

9 January, 2018 - Sainsbury Wellcome Centre Seminar with Jérôme Lecoq: "Large-scale calcium imaging and building standardized, open brain observatories"

Time: 13:15:00 - 14:15:00

Speaker: Jérôme Lecoq, Allen Institute Host: Nick Steinmetz, Senior Research Associate Brief Biography: Jérôme joined the Allen Institute in 2015 to lead efforts in mapping cortical computation using in vivo two-photon microscopy in behaving animals. Prior to joining the Allen Institute, Lecoq was a postdoctoral scholar in Mark Schnitzer’s group at Stanford University, where he developed novel imaging methodologies to monitor large neuronal populations in the visual cortex of behaving mice. Lecoq received a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris and an M.S. in Physics from ESPCI ParisTech, a French multidisciplinary engineering school.

Location: Ground floor Lecture Theatre, Sainsbury Wellcome Centre, 5 Howland Street, London , W1T 4JG

Contact: April Cashin-Garbutt

Email: a.cashin-garbutt@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

10 January, 2018 - IMN seminar – Interneuron diversity tailors spinal circuit organization to control the speed of locomotion

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker: Professor Abdel El Manira (Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Sweden) IMN seminar – Interneuron diversity tailors spinal circuit organization to control the speed of locomotion Host: Rob Brownstone. All welcome!

Location: 4th floor Seminar Room, 12 Queen Square, London,

Contact: Deborah Hadley

Email: d.hadley@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

10 January, 2018 - The science and culture of sleep and sleeplessness

Time: 11:15:00 - 21:00:00

Sleep is an enormous part of our lives and has fascinated scientists, artists and writers for centuries: Why do we sleep? And why do we sometimes struggle to sleep? This symposium will include perspectives on sleep and sleeplessness from neuroscientists, clinicians, historians, artists, and cultural critics. The event will be co-chaired by Kimberley Whitehead, Research Associate in NPP, and Professor Matthew Beaumont, Professor of English Literature at UCL, and is supported by UCL Grand Challenges and The Physiological Society.

Location: Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London, EC1R 3GA

Contact: Kimberley Whitehead

Email: k.whitehead@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 020 7679 3533

15 January, 2018 - ICN Seminar Series: "Learning and choice in complex environments: underlying neural mechanisms and pharmacology"

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker: Jacquie Scholl, Dept of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford - Learning and choice in complex environments: underlying neural mechanisms and pharmacology Host: Benedetto de Martino

Location: B10 (basement seminar room), Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

16 January, 2018 - ALS Seminar Series: Dr Laura Ferraiuolo

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker: Dr Laura Ferraiuolo, SITraN, University of Sheffield Host: Professor Elizabeth Fisher This is part of the ALS Seminar Series. All welcome.

Location: 2nd Floor Seminar Room , Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Debbie Hadley

Email: d.hadley@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

16 January, 2018 - Experimental Psychology Seminar - "Belief Formation in a Post-Truth World"

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker: Ryan McKay, Royal Holloway University of London. In 2017-8 we inhabit a “post-truth” world where scientific evidence and accurate information must compete with appeals to emotion and “fake news”. In this talk I will attempt to shed some light on the human tendency to believe “alternative facts”. For one thing, individuals tend to restrict the amount of information they collect when forming beliefs, “jumping to conclusions” on limited evidence. In an era where dubious claims are routinely propagated by highly visible individuals, it is little wonder that mistaken beliefs – “misbeliefs” – about empirical reality persist in the face of contrary scientific evidence. Alongside a generalised tendency to jump to conclusions when forming beliefs, however, is a pronounced failure to form beliefs dispassionately. Instead, humans are disposed to form “motivated” beliefs.

Location: Room 305, Bedford Way, London,

Contact: Antonietta Esposito

Email: a.esposito@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

16 January, 2018 - Research IT & Data Management drop-ins (Term 2)

Time: 10:00:00 - 12:00:00

These sessions are open to all research staff and research students and will be attended by someone from the Research Data Management team as well as representatives from all of the Research IT service areas. If you have any questions or problems related to the following areas, you should find someone there who can help: research programming, high performance computing, handling large datasets, Data Management Plans and much more. There’s no need to book, but we can make sure there’ll be someone there to help with your problem if you email rits@ucl.ac.uk ideally two days before the session. Researchers are encouraged to attend regardless of whether they are currently using software in their research. The sessions will also be a good opportunity to discuss research funder requirements, find out about services available at UCL and to get support with particular issues you are having.

Location: Common Ground, Institute of Advanced Studies South Wing UCL Main Building Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: The Research IT Services

Email: rits@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

22 January, 2018 - ICN Seminar Series: title to be announced

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker: Alessandro Farne, INSERM Host: Tamar Makin

Location: B10 (basement seminar room), Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

24 January, 2018 - ‘How to write the PPI section of a grant form’ - UCL Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre workshop

Time: 10:00:00 - 13:00:00

The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. This workshop is for beginners (people who are new to the active involvement of patients and the public in research). It will cover some basic PPI principles and look at how to complete the PPI section ofgrant application forms. Topics covered include what large funders are looking for in terms of PPI.

Location: Queen Mary University of London, Whitechapel , London, E1 2AD

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

25 January, 2018 - The First Queen Square Multidisciplinary Neuro-oncology Course - 2017/18

Time: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00

Gliomas/Teenage Young Adult Tumours (Medulloblastoma, Germ Cell Tumours) The course will be divided into four days throughout 2017-2018 and will be delivered by the consultant staff of the UCLH/UCL/National Hospital Neuro-oncology multidisciplinary team. There will be a series of lectures followed by an opportunity to discuss Case Presentations at the end of the day. This new course will address the need for better understanding between the diverse clinical special specialities involved in the care of neuro-oncology patients. Course Directors: Dr Jeremy Rees and Dr Jonathan Martin, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square You can book for individual days or for the whole First Queen Square Multidisciplinary Neuro-oncology Teaching Course (4 days total). SPONSORED BY: The British Neuro-Oncology Society

Location: Basement Lecture Theatre, 33 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: UCL Institute of Neurology Education Unit

Email: ion.educationunit@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

26 January, 2018 - Seminar at UCL School of Pharmacy - The glial and glycomic responses to spinal cord injury in regenerating Xenopus and collagen hydrogel treated rats

Time: 12:30:00 - 13:30:00

Speaker: Dr Siobhan McMahon, REMEDI, Galway. Title: The glial and glycomic responses to spinal cord injury in regenerating Xenopus and collagen hydrogel treated rats

Location: Room 225, UCL School of Pharmacy 29-39 Brunswick Square, London, WC1N 1AX

Contact: Dr Audrey Mercer

Email: a.mercer@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

29 January, 2018 - 'Meaningful PPI? How was it for you?' - UCL Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre workshop

Time: 10:00:00 - 13:00:00

The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. This workshop is only for researchers with real practical experience of involving patients in their research.The workshop is an opportunity to reflect on what you’ve done so far, to celebrate what has gone well and to consider and plan to address some of the challenges

Location: Queen Mary University of London, Whitechapel, London, E1 2AD

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

29 January, 2018 - ICN Seminar Series: "New insights into the neural representation of action knowledge"

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker: Moritz Wurm, Center for Mind/Brain Sciences (CIMeC), University of Trento - New insights into the neural representation of action knowledge Host: Tamar Makin

Location: B10 (basement seminar room), Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

31 January, 2018 - 'Finders keepers? How to access and sustain patients and the public for involvement in research' - UCL Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre workshop

Time: 09:30:00 - 12:30:00

The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. This workshop is for beginners and experienced (people who are new to and people who have some experience in the active involvement of patients and the public in research). More information in the link below.

Location: , Queen's Square , London,

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

31 January, 2018 - Consultancy skills

Time: -

This free four-day course is for research students and staff. It will help you broaden your professional experience and develop a set of transferable business-related skills. This workshop will focus on building entrepreneurial skills like idea-generation, problem solving, team-working and commercial awareness. Best of all you will be working with real businesses on their genuine commercial concerns as a part-time consultant Dates: 31 Jan, 7 Feb, 14 Feb & 21 Feb 2018 (one day per week over four weeks - 9.30-5pm (each day).

Location: UCL BaseKX 103c, Camley Street, London, N1C 4PF

Contact: UCL Innovation and Enterprise

Email: entrepreneurship@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

31 January, 2018 - ‘Facilitation skills for PPI’ - UCL Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre workshop

Time: 09:30:00 - 12:30:00

The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. This workshop is for beginners and experienced (people who are new to and people who have some experience in the active involvement of patients and the public in research).

Location: , Queen's Square , London,

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

1 February, 2018 - Research IT & Data Management drop-ins (Term 2)

Time: 10:00:00 - 12:00:00

These sessions are open to all research staff and research students and will be attended by someone from the Research Data Management team as well as representatives from all of the Research IT service areas. If you have any questions or problems related to the following areas, you should find someone there who can help: research programming, high performance computing, handling large datasets, Data Management Plans and much more. There’s no need to book, but we can make sure there’ll be someone there to help with your problem if you email rits@ucl.ac.uk ideally two days before the session. Researchers are encouraged to attend regardless of whether they are currently using software in their research. The sessions will also be a good opportunity to discuss research funder requirements, find out about services available at UCL and to get support with particular issues you are having.

Location: Common Ground, Institute of Advanced Studies South Wing UCL Main Building Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: The Research IT Services

Email: rits@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

2 February, 2018 - LYES 2018 - London Young Epilepsy Symposium

Time: 09:00:00 - 18:00:00

The goal of LYES 2018 is to inspire communication and networking between young researchers and clinicians interested in epilepsy. We will bring together young people from all disciplines for a full day of talks in London on 2nd February 2018, followed by drinks and dinner at a nearby venue. LYES is a platform for young epilepsy researchers and clinicians to present their work, get informal feedback on projects/methods from peers and, above all, an excellent networking opportunity. This is our first meeting and the format will evolve over time with feedback and suggestions from the participants. Participation is free. Register and be part of it!

Location: 33 Queen Square Basement Lecture Theatre, 33 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: LYES

Email: lyes2018@googlegroups.com

Phone: Please email

5 February, 2018 - ICN Seminar Series: "Modelling facial expression communication across cultures"

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker: Rachael Jack, Institute of Neuroscience & Psychology, School of Psychology, University of Glasgow -Modelling facial expression communication across cultures Host: Antonia Hamilton

Location: B10 (basement seminar room), Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

6 February, 2018 - Experimental Psychology Seminar - "Cooperation in large-scale human societies — What, if anything, makes it unique, and how did it evolve?"

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker: Simon T. Powers, School of Computing, Edinburgh Napier University There is much controversy about whether the cooperation underlying the functioning of human societies is explained by self-interest. Confusion over this has frustrated the understanding of how large-scale societies could ever have arisen and been maintained. To clarify this situation, I will present a conceptual framework showing that two factors need to be disentangled and resolved. First, how small- and large-scale societies differ in cooperation needs to be ascertained. Second, whether the decision-making mechanisms used by individuals are incentive-driven and/or domain-general needs to be determined. I will use this framework to review the literature on cooperation across societal scales and decision-making mechanisms. This then allows us to delineate between the cultural group selection and the institutional-path hypotheses for explaining the origin of large-scale cooperative societies.

Location: Room 305, 26 Bedford Way, London,

Contact: Antonietta Esposito

Email: a.esposito@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

6 February, 2018 - UCLPartners Dementia Well Pathway Series: 4) Living well

Time: 18:00:00 - 20:00:00

UCLPartners has developed a series of Dementia Well Pathway sessions, for our partners across north, central and east London. These workshops will focus on the key pillars identified within the NHS transformation framework. Presented by experts from across health and social care, these sessions will aim to provide attendees with an informative reflection of current practice and innovation within dementia care, as well as challenging us to look at why, how and where we can adapt provision of care. The masterclass series will be launched in September 2017 during World Alzheimer’s Month, running until March 2018. Speakers: Hope Virgo, Stakeholder Relations Officer, Alzheimer's UK; Chris and Jayne Roberts, Join Dementia Research. Sessions will be open to all health and social care professionals, and will provide a platform for shared learning and networking among peers.

Location: UCLPartners Boardroom, UCLPartners - Academic Health Science Partnership, 170 Tottenham Court Road , London, W1T 7HA

Contact: UCLPartners

Email: via Eventbrite contact page

Phone:

7 February, 2018 - Introduction to Research Support and Integrity: course for PhD students (Terms 2 & 3)

Time: 14:00:00 - 17:00:00

This course is coordinated by Library Services, OVPR and the Doctoral Skills Development Programme. It is open to all PhD students, regardless of their disciplines or stage reached in their research project. Dates: 7 February, 21 March and 24 April 2018. Each half-day sessions will focus on Research Integrity, Research Data Management, Data Protection, Research Ethics, Open Access, Copyright and Research IT. The course will highlight good practices in these areas, as well as explain the expectations of researchers and point to useful resources.

Location: LG04, 26 Bedford Way, , London, WC1H 0DS

Contact: UCL Doc Skills - (Organisational Development)

Email: docskills@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 February, 2018 - ICN Seminar Series: title to be announced

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker: Lou Safra, Dept of Cognitive Studies, ENS, Paris Host: Bahador Bahrami

Location: B10 (basement seminar room), Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

13 February, 2018 - ALS Seminar Series: Dr James Sleigh

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker: Dr James Sleigh, Sobell Department, UCL Institute of Neurology Host: Professor Giampietro Schiavo This is part of the ALS Seminar Series. All welcome.

Location: 2nd Floor Seminar Room , Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Debbie Hadley

Email: d.hadley@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

13 February, 2018 - Research IT & Data Management drop-ins (Term 2)

Time: 10:00:00 - 12:00:00

These sessions are open to all research staff and research students and will be attended by someone from the Research Data Management team as well as representatives from all of the Research IT service areas. If you have any questions or problems related to the following areas, you should find someone there who can help: research programming, high performance computing, handling large datasets, Data Management Plans and much more. There’s no need to book, but we can make sure there’ll be someone there to help with your problem if you email rits@ucl.ac.uk ideally two days before the session. Researchers are encouraged to attend regardless of whether they are currently using software in their research. The sessions will also be a good opportunity to discuss research funder requirements, find out about services available at UCL and to get support with particular issues you are having.

Location: Common Ground, Institute of Advanced Studies South Wing UCL Main Building Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: The Research IT Services

Email: rits@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

15 February, 2018 - ILAE British Chapter 4th Clinical Epilepsy Course for Junior Doctors

Time: 09:00:00 - 17:30:00

A well-established annual 1-day course for junior doctors and other health professionals with an interest in epilepsy.The one day course takes the format of lectured style teaching and video sessions. The course content has been carefully tailored to cover a wide variety of topics related to epilepsy management for clinicians both in hospital and community settings. Each topic is founded on the latest clinical evidence and presented in a practical manner including detailed case discussions. The course is aimed at: FY1 and FY2 junior doctors, Core trainees (CT 1/2), Specialist trainees (ST 1/2) and specialist registrars, GP trainees and general practitioners, Other professionals are welcome to apply.

Location: Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: UCL Institute of Neurology

Email: members@ilaebritish.org.uk

Phone: Please email

15 February, 2018 - Introduction to Digital Scholarship and Open Research for staff (Term 2)

Time: 13:30:00 - 17:00:00

This new half-day workshop will provide an introduction to the aims behind Open Science/Research and explore how digital scholarship approaches can help make research more open. As part of the workshop participants will have the opportunity to create an open notebook for their research.

Location: Room B29, , , ,

Contact: Kate Brown

Email: kate.brown@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)203 108 6295

19 February, 2018 - ICN Seminar Series: "The development of prosocial behaviour: from mechanisms to interventions"

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker: Nikolaus Steinbeis, Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology, University College London - The development of prosocial behaviour: from mechanisms to interventions Host: Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

Location: B10 (basement seminar room), Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

20 February, 2018 - Entrepreneurship for researchers

Time: -

This free three-day course is for research students and staff. It will help you develop entrepreneurial skills to enhance your career. This workshop will help you recognise and develop the entrepreneurial skills you use in research. You'll explore how these skills can have a broader use and impact - for example, by helping enhance public understanding of your field, engage with business and start your own business. Dates: 20 Feb, 27 Feb & 6 March 2018 (one day per week over three weeks) - 9.30-5pm (each day).

Location: UCL BaseKX 103c, Camley Street, London, N1C 4PF

Contact: UCL Innovation and Enterprise

Email: entrepreneurship@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

20 February, 2018 - ‘Facilitation skills for PPI’ - UCL Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre workshop

Time: 09:30:00 - 12:30:00

The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. This workshop is for beginners and experienced (people who are new to and people who have some experience in the active involvement of patients and the public in research).

Location: , The Farr Institute , London,

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

20 February, 2018 - ‘How to write the PPI section of a grant form’ - UCL Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre workshop

Time: 13:30:00 - 16:30:00

The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. This workshop is for beginners (people who are new to the active involvement of patients and the public in research). It will cover some basic PPI principles and look at how to complete the PPI section ofgrant application forms. Topics covered include what large funders are looking for in terms of PPI.

Location: , The Farr Institute , London,

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

23 February, 2018 - Seminar at UCL School of Pharmacy - Title TBC

Time: 12:30:00 - 13:30:00

Speaker: Prof David Wyllie, University of Edinburgh

Location: Room 225, UCL School of Pharmacy 29-39 Brunswick Square, London, WC1N 1AX

Contact: Dr Audrey Mercer

Email: a.mercer@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

26 February, 2018 - ICN Seminar Series: Speaker to be announced

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker to be announced

Location: B10 (basement seminar room), Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

28 February, 2018 - 119th Meeting of the British Neuropathological Society

Time: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00

There will be a symposium entitled “Epilepsy Neuropathology Symposium” organised by Professor Maria Thom, UCL Institute of Neurology. The Dorothy Russell lecture will be delivered by Professor Ingmar Blumcke, Erlangen University, Germany on the subject of “Future challenges for the neuropathologist in the era of modern epilepsy surgical practice”.

Location: UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH

Contact: Rina Bandopadhyay

Email: rina.bandopadhyay@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

1 March, 2018 - Research IT & Data Management drop-ins (Term 2)

Time: 10:00:00 - 12:00:00

These sessions are open to all research staff and research students and will be attended by someone from the Research Data Management team as well as representatives from all of the Research IT service areas. If you have any questions or problems related to the following areas, you should find someone there who can help: research programming, high performance computing, handling large datasets, Data Management Plans and much more. There’s no need to book, but we can make sure there’ll be someone there to help with your problem if you email rits@ucl.ac.uk ideally two days before the session. Researchers are encouraged to attend regardless of whether they are currently using software in their research. The sessions will also be a good opportunity to discuss research funder requirements, find out about services available at UCL and to get support with particular issues you are having.

Location: Common Ground, Institute of Advanced Studies South Wing UCL Main Building Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: The Research IT Services

Email: rits@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

2 March, 2018 - Business modelling for researchers

Time: 14:00:00 - 17:00:00

This half-day workshop will help you learn how businesses operate and how to assess the commercial potential of your ideas, projects and research. Every sustainable product or service has a business model behind it and understanding these models can help you commercialise your ideas and research.

Location: UCL BaseKX 103c, Camley Street, London, N1C 4PF

Contact: UCL Innovation and Enterprise

Email: entrepreneurship@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

5 March, 2018 - ICN Seminar Series: title to be announced

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker: David Williams, School of Psychology, University of Kent Host: Sarah White

Location: B10 (basement seminar room), Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

5 March, 2018 - ‘How to write the PPI section of a grant form’ - UCL Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre workshop

Time: 10:00:00 - 13:00:00

The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. This workshop is for beginners (people who are new to the active involvement of patients and the public in research). It will cover some basic PPI principles and look at how to complete the PPI section ofgrant application forms. Topics covered include what large funders are looking for in terms of PPI.

Location: , Institute of Child Health , London,

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

6 March, 2018 - 'Finders keepers? How to access and sustain patients and the public for involvement in research' - UCL Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre workshop

Time: 10:00:00 - 13:00:00

The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. This workshop is for beginners and experienced (people who are new to and people who have some experience in the active involvement of patients and the public in research). More information in the link below.

Location: , Queen Mary University of London Whitechapel, London,

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

6 March, 2018 - Experimental Psychology Seminar - "Visual stimulus processing and spatial memory in the retrosplenial cortex"

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker: Frank Sengpiel, University of Cardiff The retrosplenial cortex (RSC) has been shown to be involved in a number of cognitive functions, in particular episodic memory and navigation, but relatively little is known about responses at the neuronal level. We have analysed activity in the RSC of awake mice to simple visual stimuli using two-photon calcium imaging and found that single cells respond in a coarse spatially but not orientation selective manner. Interestingly, activity was strongly modulated by the animals’ locomotion, even in complete darkness. We further investigated the pattern of activity in RSC as mice were trained on a spatial memory task and found evidence for the formation of a memory engram. The stability of this engram was linked to the animals’ performance upon re-exposure to the task.

Location: Room 305, 26 Bedford Way, London,

Contact: Antonietta Esposito

Email: a.esposito@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 March, 2018 - ICN Seminar Series: title to be announced

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker: Molly Crockett, Dept of Psychology, Yale University Host: Tamar Makin

Location: B10 (basement seminar room), Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

13 March, 2018 - Experimental Psychology Seminar - "Human face processing in orientation and spatial frequency domains"

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker: Valerie Goffaux (Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium) Face perception results from a hierarchical processing chain in the ventral pathway, with increasingly complex computations performed as visual signals proceed from primary to high-level regions. Research in the field addresses how facial features (e.g., the eyes) are integrated at high-level stages of processing to enable e.g. identity recognition. The contribution of primary visual cues such as orientation and spatial frequency is often ignored. I will present psychophysics, developmental, EEG and neuroimaging data demonstrating that core aspects of high-level face processing are tuned to selective orientation and spatial frequency ranges. Recent findings of our lab further indicate that the primary encoding of orientation itself is influenced by the high-level structure of the (face) image.

Location: Room 305, 26 Bedford Way, London,

Contact: Antonietta Esposito

Email: a.esposito@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

13 March, 2018 - Research IT & Data Management drop-ins (Term 2)

Time: 10:00:00 - 12:00:00

These sessions are open to all research staff and research students and will be attended by someone from the Research Data Management team as well as representatives from all of the Research IT service areas. If you have any questions or problems related to the following areas, you should find someone there who can help: research programming, high performance computing, handling large datasets, Data Management Plans and much more. There’s no need to book, but we can make sure there’ll be someone there to help with your problem if you email rits@ucl.ac.uk ideally two days before the session. Researchers are encouraged to attend regardless of whether they are currently using software in their research. The sessions will also be a good opportunity to discuss research funder requirements, find out about services available at UCL and to get support with particular issues you are having.

Location: Common Ground, Institute of Advanced Studies South Wing UCL Main Building Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: The Research IT Services

Email: rits@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

13 March, 2018 - UCLPartners Dementia Well Pathway Series: 5) Dying well

Time: 18:00:00 - 20:00:00

UCLPartners has developed a series of Dementia Well Pathway sessions, for our partners across north, central and east London. These workshops will focus on the key pillars identified within the NHS transformation framework. Presented by experts from across health and social care, these sessions will aim to provide attendees with an informative reflection of current practice and innovation within dementia care, as well as challenging us to look at why, how and where we can adapt provision of care. The masterclass series will be launched in September 2017 during World Alzheimer’s Month, running until March 2018. Speakers: UCLPartners End of Life Care team Sessions will be open to all health and social care professionals, and will provide a platform for shared learning and networking among peers.

Location: UCLPartners Boardroom, UCLPartners - Academic Health Science Partnership, 170 Tottenham Court Road , London, W1T 7HA

Contact: UCLPartners

Email: via Eventbrite contact page

Phone:

21 March, 2018 - Introduction to Research Support and Integrity: course for PhD students (Terms 2 & 3)

Time: 14:00:00 - 17:00:00

This course is coordinated by Library Services, OVPR and the Doctoral Skills Development Programme. It is open to all PhD students, regardless of their disciplines or stage reached in their research project. Dates: 7 February, 21 March and 24 April 2018. Each half-day sessions will focus on Research Integrity, Research Data Management, Data Protection, Research Ethics, Open Access, Copyright and Research IT. The course will highlight good practices in these areas, as well as explain the expectations of researchers and point to useful resources.

Location: LG04, 26 Bedford Way, , London, WC1H 0DS

Contact: UCL Doc Skills - (Organisational Development)

Email: docskills@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

27 March, 2018 - Research IT & Data Management drop-ins (Term 2)

Time: 10:00:00 - 12:00:00

These sessions are open to all research staff and research students and will be attended by someone from the Research Data Management team as well as representatives from all of the Research IT service areas. If you have any questions or problems related to the following areas, you should find someone there who can help: research programming, high performance computing, handling large datasets, Data Management Plans and much more. There’s no need to book, but we can make sure there’ll be someone there to help with your problem if you email rits@ucl.ac.uk ideally two days before the session. Researchers are encouraged to attend regardless of whether they are currently using software in their research. The sessions will also be a good opportunity to discuss research funder requirements, find out about services available at UCL and to get support with particular issues you are having.

Location: Common Ground, Institute of Advanced Studies South Wing UCL Main Building Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: The Research IT Services

Email: rits@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 April, 2018 - 'Introduction to PPI in research'- UCL Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre workshop

Time: 10:00:00 - 16:00:00

The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. This workshop is for beginners and experienced (people who are new to and people who have some experience in the active involvement of patients and the public in research). More information in the link below.

Location: Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London,

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 April, 2018 - The First Queen Square Multidisciplinary Neuro-oncology Course - 2017/18

Time: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00

Benign and Metastatic Tumours – Skull Base, Pituitary, Spinal Tumours, Cord Compression. The course will be divided into four days throughout 2017-2018 and will be delivered by the consultant staff of the UCLH/UCL/National Hospital Neuro-oncology multidisciplinary team. There will be a series of lectures followed by an opportunity to discuss Case Presentations at the end of the day. This new course will address the need for better understanding between the diverse clinical special specialities involved in the care of neuro-oncology patients. Course Directors: Dr Jeremy Rees and Dr Jonathan Martin, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square You can book for individual days or for the whole First Queen Square Multidisciplinary Neuro-oncology Teaching Course (4 days total). SPONSORED BY: The British Neuro-Oncology Society

Location: Basement Lecture Theatre, 33 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: UCL Institute of Neurology Education Unit

Email: ion.educationunit@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

16 April, 2018 - 18th Annual Course: Neuroradiology & Functional Neuroanatomy: 16 - 19th April 2018

Time: 09:30:00 - 17:00:00

This famous and popular ‘Neuroradiology & Functional Neuroanatomy’ course will be running for its 18th year in 2018. This four day course, organised by Prof Thomas Naidich (Mount Sinai New York), Prof Christopher Yeo (University College of London) and Prof Tarek Yousry (UCL Institute of Neurology & National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery) consists of Lectures, Anatomy and PACS Workshops. This course correlates gross anatomy with neuroimaging and functional MRI to illustrate normal neurological function, the alterations that attend disease, and the bases for the clinical features seen in patients.

Location: , Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Soledad Delgado-Dotor

Email: s.dotor@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

18 April, 2018 - 'Finders keepers? How to access and sustain patients and the public for involvement in research' - UCL Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre workshop

Time: 09:30:00 - 12:30:00

The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. This workshop is for beginners and experienced (people who are new to and people who have some experience in the active involvement of patients and the public in research). More information in the link below.

Location: , Queen Mary University of London Whitechapel, London,

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

18 April, 2018 - 'Meaningful PPI? How was it for you?' - UCL Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre workshop

Time: 13:30:00 - 16:30:00

The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. This workshop is only for researchers with real practical experience of involving patients in their research.The workshop is an opportunity to reflect on what you’ve done so far, to celebrate what has gone well and to consider and plan to address some of the challenges

Location: Queen Mary University of London, Whitechapel, London, E1 2AD

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

19 April, 2018 - 11th Annual Neuromuscular Translational Research Conference

Time: -

We are delighted to invite you to the 11th Annual UK Neuromuscular Translational Research Conference. Hosted jointly by the MRC Centre and Muscular Dystrophy UK. Designed to engage both neuromuscular clinicians and scientists, nationally and internationally. Highlights will include: - Showcasing the best and latest developments in neuromuscular science, and their translation into patient benefit - UK and international speakers to provide state of the art overviews - Platform and poster presentations from submitted abstracts - Reception and dinner - Reduced registration fee for non-clinical trainees 2018 UK Neuromuscular Translational Research Conference Thursday 19th & Friday 20th April 2018, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. Registration is now open Abstract submission deadline 03 Jan 2018 Abstract submission instructions must be followed We have a number of accommodation options close to the venue with special rates Contact: Chris Oldfield, MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases

Location: Fitzwilliam College Cambridge, , ,

Contact: Christine Oldfield

Email: christine.oldfield@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

24 April, 2018 - Introduction to Research Support and Integrity: course for PhD students (Terms 2 & 3)

Time: 14:00:00 - 17:00:00

This course is coordinated by Library Services, OVPR and the Doctoral Skills Development Programme. It is open to all PhD students, regardless of their disciplines or stage reached in their research project. Dates: 7 February, 21 March and 24 April 2018. Each half-day sessions will focus on Research Integrity, Research Data Management, Data Protection, Research Ethics, Open Access, Copyright and Research IT. The course will highlight good practices in these areas, as well as explain the expectations of researchers and point to useful resources.

Location: G08 Sir David Davies LT, Roberts Building, Malet Place, London, WC1E 7JE

Contact: UCL Doc Skills - (Organisational Development)

Email: docskills@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

2 May, 2018 - 'Introduction to PPI in research'- UCL Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre workshop

Time: 10:00:00 - 16:00:00

The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. This workshop is for beginners and experienced (people who are new to and people who have some experience in the active involvement of patients and the public in research). More information in the link below.

Location: Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London,

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

15 May, 2018 - ALS Seminar Series: Professor Nigel Leigh

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker: Nigel Leigh - Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex Host: Professor Elizabeth Fisher This is part of the ALS Seminar Series. All welcome.

Location: 2nd Floor Seminar Room , Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Debbie Hadley

Email: d.hadley@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

14 June, 2018 - How to engage with business

Time: 14:00:00 - 17:00:00

This free course is for research students and staff. It will help you learn how to present your key research messages to businesses. You will explore business concepts and learn the terminology needed to express your ideas, plan and structure your conversations with businesses effectively and strategically, build relationships with potential research sponsors and develop research collaborations or support for your research.

Location: UCL BaseKX 103c, Camley Street, London, N1C 4PF

Contact: UCL Innovation and Enterprise

Email: entrepreneurship@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

11 July, 2018 - The First Queen Square Multidisciplinary Neuro-oncology Course - 2017/18

Time: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00

Leptomeningeal Metastases, Neurotoxicity, Paraneoplastic Syndromes, Rare Tumours (Primary CNS lymphoma, pineal tumours), Ethical Considerations. The course will be divided into four days throughout 2017-2018 and will be delivered by the consultant staff of the UCLH/UCL/National Hospital Neuro-oncology multidisciplinary team. There will be a series of lectures followed by an opportunity to discuss Case Presentations at the end of the day. This new course will address the need for better understanding between the diverse clinical special specialities involved in the care of neuro-oncology patients. Course Directors: Dr Jeremy Rees and Dr Jonathan Martin, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square You can book for individual days or for the whole First Queen Square Multidisciplinary Neuro-oncology Teaching Course (4 days total). SPONSORED BY: The British Neuro-Oncology Society

Location: Basement Lecture Theatre, 33 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: UCL Institute of Neurology Education Unit

Email: ion.educationunit@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email