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BNA Christmas Symposium 2014: What Drugs Could Santa Take?

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When

Monday 15th December, 2014: 12.00 - 18.00

Where

Darwin Lecture Theatre, UCL, Malet Place, London, WC1E 7JE

Description

Programme

 

  12:00

 

Registration

 

 12:45

 

Welcome and Introduction

Professor John Aggleton, President-Elect of the BNA, University of Cardiff

 

 12:50

 

Professor Sophie Scott, University College London

Ho Ho Ho – The Neuroscience of Santa’s Laughter

 

 13:25

 

Dr Sarah King, University of Sussex

Why Does Santa Drink?

 

 14:00

 

Dr Ben Sessa, University of Cardiff

Santa Claus and Psychedelic Drugs

 

 14:35

 

Dr Sridhar Vasudevan, University of Oxford

What would Santa take for Jet Lag?

 

 15:10

 

Tea break

 

 15:40

 

British Neuroscience Association Awards presented by Professor John Aggleton

Public Understanding of Neuroscience: Fiona Fox and Dr Edward Sykes, Science Media Centre

Contribution to Neuroscience: Professor Dame Kay Davies, University of Oxford

Undergraduate award 2014: Lauren Byrne, University of Edinburgh

Postgraduate award 2014: Linda Katona, University of Oxford 

 

 16:00

 

Keynote Lecture: Professor Trevor Robbins, University of Cambridge, Winner of the Brain Prize, 2014

Enhancing Rudolph: The Psychopharmacology of Christmas

 

 16:45

 

Panel Discussion

 

 

 17:10

 

Wine and mince pie reception 

 

 18:15

 

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We are delighted to announce the following award winners:

Public Understanding of Neuroscience

Science Media Centre

           

 Fiona Fox, Chief Executive       Dr Edward Sykes, Senior Press Manager and Head of Mental Health & Neuroscience


Oustanding Contribution to Neuroscience

Professor Dame Kay Davies

Professor Dame Kay Davies, CBE, DBE, F.MedSci., FRS

BNA Undergraduate and Postgraduate Awards 2014: winners to be announced

Plenary Speakers

Professor Trevor Robbins, winner of the Brain Prize 2014 - Enhancing Rudolph: The Psychopharmacology of Christmas

 

It is currently not possible to register for this event. Registration is closed.

Cost

Free for BNA members

£40 for students and retired non-BNA members

£75 for non-BNA members

£90 for corporate non-BNA members

Please have your credit / debit card to hand whilst registering for this event if there is a cost associated with your attendance.

Sponsors

If your organisation is interested in sponsoring the BNA Christmas Symposium then please download the sponsorship and exhibition opportunities prospectus here.

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