Interdisciplinary 'Computational Neuroscience Group' launched at Durham University at inaugural meeting in the Psychology Department
Computational neuroscience is the field of study in which mathematical tools and theories are used to investigate brain function. Represented in the Computational Neuroscience Group at Durham University are: Biosciences, Chemistry, Computer Science/Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology. The Impact & Business Development Manager in the Department of Computer Science/Institute of Advanced Research Computing is also a member of the Computational Neuroscience Group.
Durham University held a 1-day conference entitled 'What Can We Learn about the Mind from Brain Imaging Evidence?'
DCI invited eminent speakers to address current issues in brain imaging, with particular emphasis on discussing what is good and bad science in this area, what constitutes safe evidence that can be relied upon in making inferences about the brain, and what the future may hold for advances in brain imaging technology.
Durham University opens new neuroimaging centre
Paralympic gold medallist and Durham student, Lily van den Broecke, has officially opened the Durham University neuroimaging centre at The James Cook University Hospital.
Lily, who guided her rowing crew to gold at the London Paralympics, was joined by neurobiologist Professor Colin Blakemore, who specialises in vision and development of the brain.
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