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 […]
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 always to the […]
Our Communications Officer Mandy Carter is the recipient of the 2013 Medical Research Council Chief Executive Officer Award for Public Engagement. The award is given in recognition of her exceptional contribution to raising awareness of CBU activities through the web and other media.
Applications are now being accepted for our three-year PhD positions, starting in October 2014. 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 MRC studentships for UK/EU candidates, and also welcome independently […]
A paper describing how ‘Voice Familiarity Aids Speech Perception in the Presence of a Competing Voice’ – or how to tune into, or ignore, your loved ones – has recently been published in the journal Psychological Science. Bob Carlyon of the CBU who co-authored the paper says “We’ve shown that it’s easier to suppress the […]