LNG Seminar: December 2020 – The role of the right hemisphere in calculation

Virtual (Zoom)

Carlo Semenza (University of Padua) The role of the right hemisphere in calculation: evidence from clinical and instrumental studies. Carlo Semenza is neuropsychologist and cognitive neuroscientist, primarily interested in aphasiology, neuropsychology of language, and numerical cognition. He has published several studies underlining the need to better characterise the role of right-hemisphere in numerical processing. Please register in advance […]

Free

LJMU CANS Seminar: Linguistic markers of preclinical cognitive decline

Virtual (Teams)

Kimberly Mueller (University of Wisconsin – Madison)Linguistic markers of preclinical cognitive decline: Results from the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (CANS) 2021 SeminarAll talks at 12 noon. Meeting link upon request to d.bruno@ljmu.ac.uk

Free

LJMU CANS Seminar: Does the non-dominant hemisphere matter?

Virtual (Teams)

Magdalena Sliwinska (Liverpool John Moores University)Does the non-dominant hemisphere matter? TMS investigation of the left hemisphere involvement in facial expression recognition Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (CANS) 2021 SeminarAll talks at 12 noon. Meeting link upon request to d.bruno@ljmu.ac.uk

Free

LJMU CANS Seminar: TBC

Virtual (Teams)

TBC(NB The previously advertised seminar has been cancelled.) Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (CANS) 2021 SeminarAll talks at 12 noon. Meeting link upon request to d.bruno@ljmu.ac.uk

Free

LJMU CANS Seminar: Attitudes, behaviours, and beliefs amidst the COVID-19 crisis

Virtual (Teams)

Ben Gibson (Liverpool John Moores University)Attitudes, behaviours, and beliefs amidst the COVID-19 crisis: Creating international and national profiles, and assessing relationships with working memory and self-regulation Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (CANS) 2021 SeminarAll talks at 12 noon. Meeting link upon request to d.bruno@ljmu.ac.uk

Free

Event Series LNG:ECR

LNG:ECR Seminar – Managing yourself and your projects

Virtual (Zoom)

LNG:ECR present a new seminar series on Starting & Developing Your Own Lab.Seminar One: Managing yourself and your projects Speakers and topics:Dr Charlotte Krahe: “How to manage yourself and your research.”Dr Benedict Michael: “How to manage project and team dynamics.”15-20 mins talk per speaker followed by 10 mins Q & A.The aim of the seminar […]

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LNG 2021 Christmas Symposium: The Gut-Brain Axis

Virtual (Zoom)

Following on from our hugely successful Christmas event in 2019, we are pleased to present a virtual Christmas symposium for 2021. As part of our mission to increase public engagement with neuroscience research, this event is free & open to all. Programme 4PM Do animals suffer from poor mental health (e.g. depression and anxiety) like […]

Event Series LNG:ECR

LNG:ECR Seminar 2: Managing Collaborations & Getting Funding

LJMU, Tom Reilly Building Tom Reilly Building, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom

Thursday March 17th 2022, 16:00-17:00 – Hybrid: LJMU / Zoom Speakers: Dr Cathy Montgomery: Setting up and managing collaborations. Prof. Stephen Fairclough: Applying for funding. Location: Room 1.44, Tom Reilly Building, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, L3 3AF Register Here: https://lng.org.uk/ECRSeminar-Zoom (If you’re coming in person, please use the registration form to let us […]

Event Series LNG:ECR

LNG:ECR Seminar & Networking Evening (June 2022)

Edge Hill University Edge Hill University, St Helens Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire, United Kingdom

The final seminar of the LNG:ECR series on Starting & Developing Your Own Lab will be held on 7th June 2022, in-person on Edge Hill University’s beautiful campus. The talks will be followed by a tour of the Department of Psychology at Edge Hill University, refreshments, and dinner at The Cricketers in Ormskirk. The evening is […]

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Event Series LNG:ECR

LNG:ECR Seminar & Networking Event

Liverpool John Moores University Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom

The Liverpool Neuroscience Early Career Research group (LNG:ECR) is hosting an in-person Seminar & Networking Event on Thursday 20th October 2022 at 2pm. This is a new format event – put together with ECRs (of all stages) in mind – part workshop, part networking event; The aim is to learn about good presentation techniques (from a experienced lecturer), and to get to know fellow neuroscientists from across the city region.

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RCBB Seminar: Prof Nicky Edelstyn (Keele University) – From relay station to integrative hub: The evolving view of the thalamus

LJMU, Tom Reilly Building Tom Reilly Building, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom

In this RCBB Research Seminar Series talk, Prof Nicky Edelstyn (Keele University) will present her current research under the title “From relay station to integrative hub: The evolving view of the thalamus”. Abstract: Lesions of the mediodorsal and anterior thalamic nuclei consistently produce a neuropsychological footprint that is diverse and inexplicable from the  corticocentric view that considers […]

RCBB Seminar: Dr Amy Bidgood (LJMU) – Individual differences in language development in the preschool years.

LJMU, Tom Reilly Building Tom Reilly Building, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom

In this RCBB Research Seminar Series talk, Dr Amy Bidgood (LJMU) will present her current research under the title “Individual differences in language development in the preschool years”. Abstract: Despite the complexity of the task, most children are fluent in at least one language by the time the start school. However, even within the ‘typically developing’ population, large […]

RCBB Seminar: Dr Elsa Fouragnan (Plymouth University) – Ultrasound neuromodulation: Inducing short to medium neuroplastic effects with sound waves.

LJMU, Tom Reilly Building Tom Reilly Building, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom

In this RCBB Research Seminar Series talk, Dr Elsa Fouragnan (Plymouth University) will present her current research under the title “Ultrasound neuromodulation: Inducing short to medium neuroplastic effects with sound waves”. Abstract: Ultrasound can make visible what is hidden, for example, an unborn child. We are now putting these high-frequency sound waves – beyond the range of human hearing […]

Computational Modelling of Synaptic Plasticity – Melanie Stefan

LJMU, Tom Reilly Building Tom Reilly Building, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom

Professor Melanie Stefan (Medical School Berlin) uses computers to understand learning and memory, from simulating how proteins in the brain work together to strengthen the connection between neurons to using educational data to understand how students learn. In addition to joining the LNG:ECRs to about her career in Neuroscience, Melanie will also be presenting a […]

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Event Series LNG:ECR

LNG:ECR Seminar – Securing Postdoc Positions and Fellowships

The LNG:ECR Seminar Series is back for 2023-2024. Our first event of the academic year is all about looking-ahead – join us for advice, and discussions on securing postdoc positions, and fellowships. Unsure how to progress and secure your dream job in academia? LNG:ECRs have invited three researchers at different points in their academic journeys […]

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LNG Christmas Symposium 2023: A Time To Cerebrate!

LJMU, John Lennon Art and Design Building Liverpool School Of Art & Design, 2 Duckinfield Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom

It’s time to clock-off, and join us again this year for our Christmas celebration of Neuroscience, with Mince Pies aplenty. Come along on to LJMU’s John Lennon Art & Design Building, at 5:30pm on Tuesday 5th December 2023, without hesitation, deviation or hesitation. This year’s theme, if you haven’t yet clocked it, is Time Perception! […]

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