Neuroscience: Is it all in our minds? (BAW)

External Event - 15th Mar 2018

A thought provoking seminar series introducing a diverse audience to a wide-range of neuroscientific findings. Sessions will be delivered by our award-winning academic staff, and cover topics such as the sometimes scandalous history of neuroscience, and some examples of important current cutting-edge research. It will include a thought-providing discussion as to where the field is likely to go next.

This seminar takes place at the Newman Red, Peter Chalk Centre, Stocker Road, Exeter on the 15th of March 2018 from 6-10pm. 


[18:00-18:05] Introduction

[18:05-18:25] Professor Jonathan Mill - "Mental illness: is it all in our genes?"

[18:25-18:45] Dr Kate Ellacot - “Are you hungry? – How the brain controls appetite”.

[18:45-19:15] Refreshments Break

[19:15-19:35] Professor Gaspar Jekely - “Simple neuronal circuits in marine zooplankton and evolution of the first nervous systems”

[19:35-19:55] Professor Krasimira Tsaneva-Atanasova - “The Mathematics of Brain and Mind”

[19:55-20:00] wrap up

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This event is sponsored by the BNA

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