RCBB Seminar: Ed Beamer

LJMU, Tom Reilly Building Tom Reilly Building, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool

The NSP seminar series is starting up again this week for the new semester. This week we have an external speaker from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dr. Edward Beamer. Dr. Beamer’s seminar will be titled: “Nitric Oxide and Adenosine Triphosphate as Extracellular Signalling Molecules in the Central Read more…

Hope Psychology: Autistic people can imitate novel biological kinematics during voluntary imitation

Liverpool Hope University Hope Park, Childwall, Liverpool

Speaker: Dr. Spencer Hayes, University College London.   Autism spectrum disorder is a neurodevelopmental condition characterised by differences in restricted, repetitive patterns of behaviour, interests or activities, and persistent deficits in social communication and social interaction. In addition to these core characteristics, it is well reported that autistic people show differences Read more…

RCBB Seminar: How does cognition contribute to the signs and symptoms of chronic pain?

LJMU, Tom Reilly Building Tom Reilly Building, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool

How does cognition contribute to the signs and symptoms of chronic pain? Dr Chris Brown. University of Liverpool. Host: Dr Susannah Walker Room: TRB 1.44 (This talk has been rescheduled - previously due to be held in December 2018)

CANS Meeting: Samatha Brooks

LJMU, Tom Reilly Building Tom Reilly Building, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool

Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience research group meeting. Speaker: Dr Samantha Brooks. Title: Learning from the neural correlates of Anorexia Nervosa about how we might treat Substance Use Disorder. The rising trend of internationally competitive research into the cognitive control of impulsivity reflects the importance of examining the neural mechanisms of impulse Read more…

Hope Psychology Seminar, Dr. Lucia Garrido: Multisensory representations of faces and voices

Liverpool Hope University Hope Park, Childwall, Liverpool

Abstract: Faces and voices convey much of the non-verbal information that we use when communicating with other people. We look at faces and listen to voices to recognise others, understand how they are feeling, and decide how to act. Recent research in my lab aims to investigate whether there are similar coding mechanisms to represent faces and voices, and whether there are brain regions that integrate this information across the visual and auditory modalities. ...

Sutcliffe Kerr Day 2019

The Walton Centre: Sid Watkins Building Sid Watkins Building, Liverpool

The Walton Centre & Liverpool Neursocience Group together present an extended programme of Clinical Neuroscience research presentations, followed by the annual Sutcliffe Kerr lecture, given this year by Professor Julie Williams CBE - director of the Dementia Research Institute at Cardiff University, and Chief Scientific Advisor to the Welsh Government.

CANS Meeting: Nicola Jones

LJMU, Tom Reilly Building Tom Reilly Building, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool

Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience @ LJMU. Speaker: Nicola Jones Nicola's interests include learning, memory and attention, and how these processes are represented behaviourally and at a neural level in both typical and atypical populations. Her PhD research was focused on investigating the effects of glucoregulation on memory and face recognition Read more…

PRI: Research & Publication Day

Clinical Sciences Centre, Aintree University Hospital Lower Lane, Liverpool

The Pain Research Institute invites all researchers, clinicians and students in Liverpool & the Northwest, with an interest in pain research to attend the PRI Research & Publication Day. To register, and/or volunteer to present at the event - contact: Hayley McCullough

Hope Psychology Seminar – Dr. Joni Holmes: The Centre for Attention Learning and Memory (CALM): a transdiagnostic approach to understanding learning difficulties

Liverpool Hope University Hope Park, Childwall, Liverpool

In the Centre for Attention Learning and Memory (CALM) weadopt a novel transdiagnostic approach to illuminating the cognitive, neural and behavioural dimensions of specific learning difficulties. In this talk I will present an overview of the CALM clinic and discuss two approaches to identifying the cognitive dimensions of learning problems in literacy and maths.

LNG Students Social: May 2019

The Hope & Anchor The Hope & Anchor, Maryland Street, Liverpool

Relaxed social event to allow students and ECRs within the group to meet and network with each other. RSVP below (if you're registered as an LNG Member), or via our Facebook page: LNG students, or email Byrnea@edgehill.ac.uk.

Free

Visual Properties Driving Visual Preference (VPDVP)

Liverpool Hope University Hope Park, Childwall, Liverpool

Since 2015, VPDVP has provided the forum to explore preference for a variety of visual properties, including symmetry, fractals, natural statistics and smooth curvature. Keynote speakers: Johan Wagemans (University of Leuven, Belgium), Chris McManus (UCL, UK), Edward Vessel (Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Germany).

Liverpool Neuroscience Day 2019

LJMU, JP - Lower Lecture Theatre James Parsons Building, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool

LND2019 - June 14 2019 ♦ Agenda ♦ Abstracts ♦ Registration ♦ Venue ♦ Liverpool Neuroscience Group will host the 6th Liverpool Neuroscience Day on Friday 14th June 2019. The aim of Liverpool Neuroscience Group is to explore the breadth and depth of research activity in brain and behavioural sciences Read more…

Free

British Society of Gerontology – BSG Conference 2019

University of Liverpool University of Liverpool, Liverpool

Resilience and Living Well in Local Communities.
The University of Liverpool is delighted to host the BSG 2019 Annual Conference, the UK’s premier multi-disciplinary conference for the promotion of gerontological research. We welcome submissions from all those interested in researching ageing and later life.

Neuroadaptive Technology Conference (NAT’19)

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

The 2nd Neuroadaptive Technology Conference (NAT’19) will be held in Liverpool from 16th to 18th July 2019. The conference covers a range of topics related to: applied neurosciences/psychophysiology, signal detection, human-computer interaction and machine learning.

Interdisciplinary Network of Researchers in Touch – 2019

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Touch: A unique sensory system. Not just a 'general' but a special sense. There is so much yet to know about touch, so let's find out some more. The aim of the first workshop, "Researchers IN Touch" is to start a conversation, to support each other in gaining research funding for, experimenting on, and writing about touch.