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4th Annual Symposium | At the Frontiers of Neuroscience: Memory, Movement & Mood

Bionomics Merck 4th Annual Symposium – 7 November 2016 One-day Symposium in Adelaide, Registration Free Please join us in a special event supported jointly by Bionomics and Merck to celebrate their joint research collaboration targeting cognitive dysfunction associated with Alzheimer’s disease and other central nervous system conditions. This exciting meeting will bring together leading industry, academic […]

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Volunteers needed for Kids Navigate Neuroscience event

Kids Navigate Neuroscience is back in 2016 and is bigger and better than ever! This event is supported by National Science Week and was ranked in the top 5 events nationwide by RiAus in 2015. Kids Navigate Neuroscience sees children come to the University to learn about Neuroscience through participation in a series of Neuroscience-themed […]

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Medical Sciences Special Seminar | Dr Hannah Keage | 19 October 2015

Dr Hannah Keage, Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy, University of South Australia will be presenting a special seminar on “Understanding how to delay cognitive ageing and dementia: two possibilities, cerebrovascular function and cognitive reserve” Please join us on: Date: Monday 19 October Time: 1pm Venue: Seminar Rooms 1&2 (S333a/b), Level […]

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Presentation by Professor Nicholas Mackintosh FRS, University of Cambridge | What do Neuroscience and Behavioural Genetics have to say to the law?

When: Monday 16 December 2013, 1pm to 2:30pm Where: Hughes Lecture Theatre, Hughes Building, Level 3, Room 309, The University of Adelaide, North Terrace Campus, Adelaide For more information on the Neuroscience and the Law project, please visit http://royalsociety.org/policy/projects/brain-waves/responsibility-law/ Contact: Dr. Irina Baetu, School of Psychology, University of Adelaide, irina.baetu@adelaide.edu.au Neuroscience and the Law is […]

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New MNDRIA grants for research commencing in 2014

GRANT ALERT MND Research Institute of Australia Grants for Research into Motor Neurone Disease A record $2.04 million was awarded by MNDRIA to 22 new MND research grants commencing around Australia in 2013.  These grants were for two postdoctoral fellowships, two PhD scholarships, three PhD top-up grants and 15 grants-in-aid.  Many more applications competed for the available […]

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2014 Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences

DEADLINE: October 1, 2013, 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time Prize Amount: $100,000  The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) is accepting nominations for the 2014 Lurie Prize in the Biomedical Sciences, an annual award recognizing outstanding achievement by a young scientist in biomedical research. The deadline for nominations is October 1, 2013, 1:00 PM […]

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Dragonflies can see by switching “on” and “off”

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have discovered a novel and complex visual circuit in a dragonfly’s brain that could one day help to improve vision systems for robots. Dr Steven Wiederman and Associate Professor David O’Carroll from the University’s Centre for Neuroscience Research have been studying the underlying processes of insect vision and applying that knowledge in robotics and […]

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New hope is ‘launched’ in ongoing cancer battle

Few medical conditions evoke such fear and dread as cancer. Its many forms continue to account for a frightening number of deaths around the world, and treatment typically remains an arduous test for sufferers and their families. We are constantly seeking new hope in the battle against this fierce disease, and in 2011, the University of Adelaide […]

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Brain tumour cells killed by anti-nausea drug

New research from the University of Adelaide has shown for the first time that the growth of brain tumours can be halted by a drug currently being used to help patients recover from the side effects of chemotherapy. The discovery has been made during a study looking at the relationship between brain tumours and a […]

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Dragonflies have human-like ‘selective attention’

In a discovery that may prove important for cognitive science, our understanding of nature and applications for robot vision, researchers at the University of Adelaide have found evidence that the dragonfly is capable of higher-level thought processes when hunting its prey. The discovery, to be published online today in the journal Current Biology, is the first […]

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