LNG Winter Gala 2019: Fooling The Senses

A Celebration of Multisensory Neuroscience!

As part of our mission to increase public engagement with neuroscience research, the LNG is organising a festive celebration of Multisensory Neuroscience, featuring mince pies, presentations from local researchers, and a keynote lecture on Neurogastronomy by Professor Charles Spence.

It promises to be a multisensory feast!




Public Event – Registration Required

Registration includes attendance, tea & coffee, mince pies, & a glass of wine at the drinks reception.

We are asking all attendees to make a small contribution (£5) to the cost of the event.
Thanks to support from our partner institutions, the LNG will be subsidising the remaining costs.

Tickets must be booked by 20/11/2019. There is a strict capacity limit, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

If you are unable to make a contribution but would still like to attend, please contact admin@lng.org.uk

Volunteers Needed:
We encourage anyone, especially Students & Early Career Researchers, to contact students.sig@lng.org.uk to help with public engagement activities.

Your ideas for activities are very welcome!

Programme (subject to change)

2.45 – Registration – Please bring your printed tickets / e-tickets.

3.00 – Welcome

  Presentation 1: Dr Sylvia Terbeck, Liverpool John Moores University – “Other People, Vodka, and Propanolol

  Presentation 2: Professor Charles Leek, University of Liverpool – “The Mystery of Human Vision: Is Seeing Believing?

  Presentation 3: Sofia Sacchetti, Liverpool John Moores University – “The Body Seen, The Body Felt”

  Ig Nobel Prize Presentation: Professor Francis McGlone, Liverpool John Moores University – “Itching For Answers

4.30 – Break: Tea, Coffee & Mince Pies + Activities

5.00 – Keynote Presentation: Professor Charles Spence, University of Oxford – “Neurogastronomy

6.00 – Thanks To Speakers / Afternoon Meeting Close

6.15Dr Matteo Borrini, Liverpool John Moores University & Liverpool Mahatma Magic Circle

7.00 – Music, Wine, & Networking.

  Featuring: The Halcyon Syncopaters (fb.me/HalcyonSyncopators)

  The Bluecoat bar will be open to purchase additional drinks.

9.00 – End

Please Note: We’ve had reports of errors during registration for visitors using Internet Explorer. Until we resolve this issue, please use an alternative web browser (e.g. Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera) to book your tickets.