Neuroscience @ Nottingham Day 2020

External Event - 15th Jan 2020

About this Event

The next Neuroscience at Nottingham (N@N) Poster and Lecture Day will take place on Wednesday 15th January 2020, 9.30-16.30, in the Maths Building Atrium and Keighton Auditorium, University Park, University of Nottingham.

Catherine Harmer, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, will give a talk on “How do antidepressant drugs work”.

This year, the day will start off with a Workshop on Multi-disciplinary approaches to treating anxiety disorders (9.30-12.30), followed by lunch (12.30-13.30) poster presentations over tea and coffee (13.30-15.00), followed by the award of poster prizes, brief update on neuroscience-related research priority areas at the University of Nottingham (15.00-15.30) and Catherine Harmer’s lecture (15.30-16.30). Registration for the workshop starts at 9 h and poster set up will start at 12.30.

Everybody welcome! The event is free, but we request registration.


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Date And Time: Wed, 15 January 2020, 09:30 – 16:30 GMT

Location: University of Nottingham, Maths Building and Keighton Auditorium, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD


9:00-9:30 - Registration and coffee / tea

9:30-12:30 - Multi-disciplinary approach to treating anxiety disorders workshop (Keighton Auditorium)

9:30-9:35 - Welcome and workshop introduction

Carl Stevenson, University of Nottingham

9:35-10:00 - Anxiety-related disorders and their management: a clinical update

Naomi Fineberg, University of Hertfordshire

10:00-10:25 - Dopamine regulation of contextual fear conditioning

Carl Stevenson, University of Nottingham

10:25-10:50 - Extinction within the reconsolidation window: overwriting fear memories or facilitating extinction?

Amy Milton, University of Cambridge

10:50-11:15 - Coffee / tea break

11:15-11:40 - Experimental medicine models for anxiolytic treatment action

Catherine Harmer, University of Oxford

11:40-12:05 - Working with trauma survivors and PTSD: a life in the day of a jobbing therapist

Stephen Regel, University of Nottingham

12:05-12:30 - Interactive roundtable discussion and workshop conclusion

12:30-13:30 - Lunch (Atrium; posters to be put up by presenters during Lunch)

13:30-15:00 - Poster session (Atrium)

15:00-15:30 - Award of poster prizes (Keighton Auditorium)

Presentations on neuroscience-related strategic priorities at UoN

15:30-16:30 - Plenary Lecture (Keighton Auditorium)

How do antidepressant drugs work?

Catherine Harmer, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford

16:30 - Close


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