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12 September, 2016 - Otto Wolff Lecture: The developing brain, from morphology to function

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

Speaker: Professor Petra S. Hüppi, Division of Development and Growth, Dept. of Pediatrics University Children’s Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland Tea & coffee available on the balcony from 12.30pm

Location: Kennedy Lecture Theatre, Wellcome Trust Building, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH

Contact: Rebecca Sage

Email: R.Sage@ucl.ac.uk

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13 September, 2016 - Supporting physical activity for people living with long term conditions

Time: 17:15:00 -

Speaker: Professor Leigh Hale, University of Otago UCL Partners Centre for Rehabilitation seminar

Location: Basement Lecture Theatre, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Centre for Neurorehabilitation

Email: cnr@ucl.ac.uk

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13 September, 2016 - Transcriptional profiling of early pathophysiological changes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Time: 12:00:00 -

Part of the ALS Seminar Series: run by the Greensmith and Fisher Laboratories. Speaker: Professor Kevin Talbot, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford. Host: Linda Greensmith

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

19 September, 2016 - Bone marrow gene therapy - extending its application to multi system disorders

Time: 17:30:00 -

MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series. Speaker: Professor Bobby Gaspar, UCL ICH

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

Contact: Christine Oldfield

Email: cnmd.contact@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

5 October, 2016 - Signaling Cygnets- Athena SWAN sharing knowledge and practice

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

UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health and the UCL Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Institute for Women’s Health are hosting a one day meeting on Wednesday 5th October to share experience and good practice, and to learn about new developments relating to Athena SWAN. Colleagues from within and outside UCL are invited to attend to expand their knowledge and pick up useful tips on how to meet Athena SWAN principles. The programme will include a presentation from the Equality Challenge Unit and short presentations from speakers across UCL Faculties who have recent experience of applying for a gold award and invited external speakers with similar experience. It promises to be a fascinating and worthwhile day. Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment via the Eventbrite page.

Location: Kennedy Lecture Theatre, Wellcome Trust Building, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH

Contact: Candice Lewis

Email: candice.lewis@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

5 October, 2016 - WIBR Cafe Seminar: Motor command neurons and their microcircuits: Dissecting the reticular formation

Time: 16:00:00 -

Speaker: Professor Robert Brownstone, UCL Institute of Neurology Refreshments will be provided.

Location: WIBR Cafe, 1st floor , Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Alison Kelly

Email: alison.kelly@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

6 October, 2016 - UCL Synaptopathies Symposium

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

The symposium offers the opportunity to present research posters. Please submit an abstract by 16 September. Priority will be given to posters that report original research using cellular, molecular, genetic and circuit methods relevant to neurological and psychiatric disorders. Poster submitters will be notified by 23 September to confirm whether their abstracts have been accepted. Abstracts should be structured as follows: Title Authors and affiliations Abstract (200 words) Abstracts to be sent to: Juliet.solomon@ucl.ac.uk

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

Contact: Juliet Solomon

Email: juliet.solomon@ucl.ac.uk

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11 October, 2016 - ALS Seminar: Professor Corinne Houart

Time: 12:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker: Professor Corinne Houart, Developmental Neurobiology, King's College London Host: Elizabeth Fisher This seminar is part of the ALS Seminar Series

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

12 October, 2016 - UCL RoAR (Replacement of Animals in Research) Forum

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

We are delighted to announce RoAR (Replacement of Animals in Research) - the UCL forum for promoting innovative, cross-disciplinary technologies to replace animals in research, within the 3Rs initiatives at UCL. RoAR's mission • Serve as a platform for collaborations across diverse UCL groups, including Biosciences, Engineering and Computational Biology, for creative approaches to alternative technologies • Foster relationships with NC3Rs, grant awarding bodies and UK Industry. • Maintain awareness and highlight achievements, within the 3R UCL initiatives. This will be our first cross-disciplinary workshop for staff from across SLMS and BEAMS. This forum is your chance to see the progress being made, exchange ideas with colleagues and help make real progress in the replacement of Animals in Research. The event is free to attend but advance registration in essential. NB: the event is open to UCL staff and researchers from SLMS and BEAMS only, from post-doc upwards.

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Contact: Candice Lewis

Email: candice.lewis@ucl.ac.uk

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13 October, 2016 - Neural interfaces for the brain and spinal cord

Time: 17:15:00 -

Speaker: Dr Andrew Jackson, Newcastle University UCL Partners Centre for Rehabilitation seminar

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

Contact: Centre for Neurorehabilitation

Email: cnr@ucl.ac.uk

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17 October, 2016 - Using human stem cell models to understand motor neuron development and disease: creative destruction

Time: 17:30:00 -

MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series. Speaker: Dr Rickie Patani, UCL ION

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

Contact: Christine Oldfield

Email: cnmd.contact@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

20 October, 2016 - Intrinsic optical changes in mammalian nerve terminals (and dense core vesicles as calcium amplifiers)

Time: 16:00:00 -

Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research seminar. Speaker: Professor Brian M. Salzberg, Professor of Neuroscience & Physiology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Host: Professor David Sattelle

Location: WIBR Cafe, 1st floor, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Alison Kelly

Email: alison.kelly@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

20 October, 2016 - Queen Square Uroneurology Course

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The Department of Uro-Neurology and the International Continence Society (ICS) are organising a two day course that will provide a comprehensive overview of the problems of bladder, bowel and sexual functions occuring following neurological disease, its evaluation and management. The course will bring together a distinguished faculty of international experts in the field of neurourology and is therefore a unique opportunity for professionals with an interest in the field to update their knowledge and practices.

Location: Basement Lecture Theater, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Anne Ho

Email: anneho@genmedhealth.com

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3 November, 2016 - UCL Ageing Event – cultivating research connections across the University

Time: 13:30:00 - 18:00:00

This is a half-day event aimed primarily at UCL staff from postdoctoral research associates to senior lecturers who work on ageing research in a wide variety of disciplines, including epidemiology, bioscience, neuroscience, engineering, economics and infection and immunity. UCL has significant strength in ageing research, however, key researchers at UCL that work on ageing are unfamiliar with other scientists who work in different age-related disciplines. This is a missed opportunity, especially given the increased focus on lifelong health and wellbeing in the Government’s current priorities for research funding. The purpose of this meeting is therefore to enable more junior UCL researchers working on all aspects of ageing to network and to encourage new collaborations.

Location: UCL Main Quad Pavilion, Gower Street , London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Jessica Grant

Email: jessica.grant@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

10 November, 2016 - New perspectives on post-stroke fatigue

Time: 17:15:00 -

Speaker: Dr Anna Kuppuswamy, Stroke Association UCL Partners Centre for Rehabilitation seminar

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

Contact: Centre for Neurorehabilitation

Email: cnr@ucl.ac.uk

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15 November, 2016 - ALS Seminar: ALS and the corticospinal system

Time: 12:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker: Professor Roger Lemon, Sobell Department, UCL Institute of Neurology Host: Linda Greensmith This seminar is part of the ALS Seminar Series

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

21 November, 2016 - New insights into rare muscle glycogen storage disorders

Time: 17:30:00 -

MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series. Speaker: Dr Edoardo Malfatti, Myology Institute, Paris

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

Contact: Christine Oldfield

Email: cnmd.contact@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

22 November, 2016 - Sports cognition: Exploring the cognition of elite sporting performance and the cognitive consequences of sports-related brain injury

Time: -

Topics will include - Expert human performance – motor & attentional factors; Concussion, what is it and how to diagnose it?; Epidemiology of sports related concussion; Treatment of symptomatic mild traumatic brain injury and the long-term effects on cognition UCL Partners Centre for Neurorehabilitation seminar

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

Contact: Centre for Neurorehabilitation

Email: cnr@ucl.ac.uk

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22 February, 2017 - 3rd Digital Behaviour Change Conference 2017

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The UCL Centre for Behaviour Change, in collaboration with the UCL Institute for Digital Health, is delighted to confirm its third behaviour change conference. World-renowned academic experts will be joining key members of the public health and technology sectors for insightful seminars, panel discussions and more across a variety of topics. We will be welcoming submissions for talks, poster sessions, workshops and technology demonstrations from July. More information coming soon!

Location: Senate House, Malet Street, London, WX1E 7HU

Contact: UCL Centre for Behaviour Change

Email: behaviourchange@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email