Durham University



DCI Research Meetings

Bi-weekly held on Tuesdays, 12:00 - 1:00 in L59, Department of Psychology

Aims: To discuss on-going brain imaging research at Durham University, to facilitate collaboration and exchange of ideas, to present new project proposals and to speak about organisational and technical matters

Everybody is welcome!

DCI Research Talks

27th February 2018: Lore Thaler, Durham University – "FMRI of virtual spatial navigation with echolocation”

20th February 2018 (special research seminar): Lucia Alba-Ferrara, Universidad Austral, Argentina, and Senior Fellow DIFeREns (Durham International Fellowships for Research and Enterprise) – “FMRI in cognitive and affective neuroscience: some of my (clinical) research at a glance”

13th February 2018: Pete Mosley, Hearing the Voice Project, Durham University – “An auditory signal detection study using sparse scanning"

Past Conferences, Workshops, and Research Seminars

Thursday 29 March 2018

"The brain isn’t porridge"

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Invited Seminar by Dick Passingham, FRS, University College London
Host: Durham University Psychology Department
Venue: L50, Department of Psychology, Durham University

Saturday 10 December 2016

3rd Joint Research Seminar

10:00am to 12:30pm

Host: South Tees Hospitals Foundation Trust (STHFT) Neurosciences and Durham University Psychology Department
Venue: Central Room, Stephenson College, Queen’s Campus, Durham University

Programme: https://www.dur.ac.uk/resources/psychology/research/program_10Dec2016_JCUH_DU.pdf

Friday 17 June 2016

"What can we learn about the mind from brain imaging evidence?"

Host: Durham University
Venue: Kenworthy Hall, St Mary's College, Durham University

Invited Speakers:

  • Jody Culham, Western University, Ontario, Canada
  • Eleanor Maguire, University College London, UK
  • Adrian Owen, Western University, Ontario, Canada
  • Dick Passingham, Oxford University, UK

Programme: https://community.dur.ac.uk/lore.thaler/MindBrainImagingConference.html

Friday 20 June 2014

Friday 25 April 2014

2nd Joint Research Seminar

12:30pm to 3:00pm

Host: South Tees Hospitals Foundation Trust (STHFT) Neurosciences and Durham University Psychology Department
Venue: Central Room, Stephenson College, Queen’s Campus, Durham University

Programme: https://www.dur.ac.uk/resources/psychology/Researchseminaragenda2542014_final.pdf

Friday 15 February 2013

MRI Research Seminar

Host: DUNIC and James Cook University Hospital
Venue: F009 Wolfson Seminar Room, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Queen's Campus

Organised by Jason Connolly

Past Brain Imaging Talks within the Departmental Seminar Series

Friday, February 19, 2016: Tessa Dekker, University College London – “Glimpses from neuroimaging into what drives optimisation of vision in childhood”

Friday, March 11, 2016: Candice Morey, University of Edinburgh

Friday, January 15, 2016: Antonia Hamilton, University College London – "Neural mechanisms of social interaction"

Friday, November 20, 2015: Mairead MacSweeney, University College London – "Using neuroimaging data to inform educational interventions for deaf children"

Friday, October 30, 2015: Nikolaus Kriegeskorte, University of Cambridge – "Deep neural networks: a new framework for modelling brain information processing"

Friday May 8, 2015: Hedwig Eisenbarth, University of Southampton – "What does your heart rate change look like in the brain? Using machine-learning methods to compute pattern and predict outcome variables"

Friday March 13, 2015: Christoph Kayser, University of Glasgow – "The role of slow oscillatory brain activity for auditory perception"

Friday November 21, 2014: Joydeep Bhattacharya, Goldsmiths, University of London – "On the Neuronal Trajectory of Cognitive Creativity"

Friday November 7, 2014: Matthew Rushworth, University of Oxford – "Connexions and interactions of ventral frontal cortex"

Friday May 23, 2014: Catherine Tallon-Baudry, Ecole Normale Supérieure Département d'Études Cognitives, France – "Toward a biological explanation of subjective experience?"

Friday May 16, 2014: Amanda Ellison, Durham University – "Revealing contingencies in the brain; never as easy as you think"

Friday March 14, 2014: Stephanie Rossit, University of East Anglia – "Lesion-Symptom Mapping: a unique window into visuomotor brain function?"

Friday March 7, 2014: Stefan Debener, Uni Oldenburg, Germany – "Benefits and pitfalls of simultaneous EEG-fMRI"

Friday February 21, 2014: Rene Westerhausen, University of Bergen, Norway – "Diffusion-tensor imaging (DTI): exploring white-matter microstructure"

Friday January 17, 2014: Uta Noppeney, University of Birmingham – "See what you hear – The neural basis of audiovisual integration"

Friday December 13, 2013: Dr. Tom Hartley, York University – "Places I remember: investigations of spatial memory and the role of the hippocampus"

Tuesday November 26, 2013: Mel Goodale, Western University, Canada – "Grasping in the real world: choosing goals and avoiding obstacles"

Friday November 22, 2013: Irene Sperandio, University of East Anglia – “Why do things look as they do? The contribution of primary visual cortex to size perception”

Friday April 12, 2013: Nikolaas Osterhof, Trento University, Italy

Friday March 22, 2013: Flavia Filimon, University College London

Friday February 22, 2013: Denis Schluppek, University of Nottingham