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UCL Institute of Neurology academics presenting at New Scientist live

28 September 2017

Numerous UCL academics will be presenting at New Scientist Live this week, the second annual edition of a festival of ideas taking place at ExCeL London.

From 28 September to 1 October, 16 UCL researchers will be delivering talks on topics including, among others, self-repairing cities, citizen science, combating ageing, the origins of life and observing the birth of the universe. They’re among 144 speakers that also include astronaut Tim Peake and author Margaret Atwood.

The UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering will also be hosting a stall, featuring surgical training games, information about the world of medical imaging biomarkers and some of the latest robotic technology that’s shaping the future of patient care.

The UCL academics delivering talks include:

  • Professor John Hardy (UCL Institute of Neurology) – “When will we cure Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s?”
  • Dr Edward Wild (UCL Institute of Neurology) – “Genetic brain diseases: rewriting fate?”

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Image source: New Scientist Live