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An entertaining and educational evening of demonstrations and lectures will be held at the CBU on Wednesday 12th March. Our annual science open evening, this year titled “Brains and building blocks” is given as part of the Cambridge Science Festival and features lectures from three of our leading scientists highlighting our varied research, plus the […]
From singing to arguing and watching a film to crossing a road, all are helped by a good sense of hearing. But can your ears can be fooled and what happens when your hearing gets damaged. Come along to get within ear shot of some amazing audio illusions, researchers and experiments. The Cambridge Science Centre […]
CBU’s Michael Anderson featured in a recent broadcast with Big Picture Science, a show that was broadcast on National Public Radio in the US this month (January 2014). He spoke about his research into why not remembering some things is key to remembering others. Hear it here
The CBU is proud to be part of the NIHR-MRC Dementia Deep and Frequent Phenotyping feasibility study for the UK Dementia Platform. The world class brain imaging facilities and expertise in magnetoencephalography (MEG) here will be used in partnership with the University of Cambridge Biomedical Research Unit in Dementia to identify brain technologies that […]
What’s going to be the Next Big Thing in psychology – and how could current psychological research affect your life in the future? What are we discovering about how our minds influence our behaviour? During an entertaining evening at the Dana Centre, South Kensington you can meet scientists whose research could inform the future of […]
The CBU’s Tom Manly joined a cast including comedians Howard Read (CBBC), Robin Ince (Radio 4), Tiernan Douieb, Sara Pascoe, Helen Arney, Michael Legge, George Egg, and scientists Andrea Sella and Sujata Kundu at London’s Bloomsbury Theatre on Sunday 15th December for “The Santa Claus Science Experiment”. In the show magic has been banned from […]
PhD Student Philip Gomersall scooped an award for ‘Best poster in the category of tinnitus research’ at the Annual British Society of Audiology Conference in September. Phil works with Bob Carlyon in the Hearing, Speech and Language group at CB and is conducting a part-time PhD that focuses on tinnitus in people who have a […]
Comedy Club for Kids present ”The Santa Claus Science Experiment” on Sunday Sun 15th and Sun 22nd December 2.30pm at London’s Bloomsbury Theatre (near Euston, just a shortish walk from King’s Cross). http://www.thebloomsbury.com/event/run/1847 The cast includes Howard Read (CBBC’s Little Howard’s Big Question), Robin Ince (BBCR4 Infinite Monkey Cage etc), Jo Neary, Sara Pascoe, Michael Legge, Nick Doody […]
Applications are now being accepted for our three-year PhD positions, starting in October 2014 – but be quick the deadline is this weekend. Full details on current research topics and potential supervisors are given on our website, and details on how to apply are given in our Postgraduate Study pages. We offer three fully funded […]
Andy Calder, 1965-2013 Our much-loved colleague Andy Calder died unexpectedly on the last weekend of October 2013. Andy was a great friend and colleague to all of us at the CBU. He was a deep thinker, a rigorous experimenter, and an inspiration for those who worked alongside him. A dedicated scientist, Andy’s first commitment was […]