CBU vision night: looking at the brain
As part of the 2020 Cambridge Science Festival (09 – 22 March), the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit (MRC CBU) will be hosting another in-house Science Night event, exploring parts of the various research programmes being carried out at the Unit.
This will be held on:
Wednesday 11 March 2020, 6pm – 8:30pm
MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
University of Cambridge
15 Chaucer Road
Directions to the Unit: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/contact-us/
Doors open at 6:00pm, where you can get involved in some exciting hands on experiments and demonstrations led by MRC CBU researchers and scientists. From 7:30pm – 8:30pm you are welcome to join us to listen to four short talks:
Francesca Branzi – How do we understand and remember what we read? Insights from the brain
Tobias Goehring – Restoring the sense of sound: Achievements and challenges of Cochlear Implants
Amy Orben – ‘Smartphones are as addictive as cocaine’ and other myths about technology
Frank Hezemans – Parkinson’s disease – boosting the brain’s adrenaline
Booking is not required, however, we have a maximum capacity of 90 people for health and safety reasons.
No parking is available on site.
Please contact Vicky Collins if you have any queries.
Further information on the Cambridge Science Festival can be found here: 2020 Cambridge Science Festival
We look forward to welcoming you to the Unit on Wednesday 11th March.