Exploring the Brain and Mind
As part of the 2023 Cambridge Festival (17 March – 2 April), the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit (MRC CBU) will be hosting an in-house Science Night, exploring parts of the various research programmes being carried out at the Unit.
Wednesday 29 March 2023, 6pm – 8:30pm
MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
University of Cambridge
15 Chaucer Road
No parking is available on site. How to find us and other ways to travel to the Unit: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/contact-us/
Doors open at 6pm, where you can get involved in some exciting hands-on experiments and demonstrations led by MRC CBU researchers and scientists. There will be an opportunity to meet and chat to some of our scientists and students about their research projects, and also find out about our participants panel.
From 7:30pm – 8:30pm you are welcome to join us for some short talks in the Lecture Theatre:
Alexa Mousley – Simulating brains: how it works and what we learn
Rachel Knight – Notice, Observe, Step Back and Experience: A novel low-intensity intervention to improve mental health in adolescence
Bob Carlyon – Listening through a bionic ear: Our research on understanding and improving hearing by cochlear implant listeners
Abbie Bradshaw – You say to-may-to, and I say to-mah-to: stability versus flexibility in speech targets underlying voice production
Our talks will also be live streamed for those who cannot make it in person and will be available on our website via this link: https://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/scifest2023/
Booking is not required, however, we have a maximum capacity of 90 people for health and safety reasons. Light refreshments will be provided.
Please contact Vicky Collins if you have any queries.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Unit on Wednesday 29 March.