First Year Theoretical Seminars programme
MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit students are full members of the Cambridge Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences, which was jointly established by the Unit and the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry. This consists of a weekly series of theoretical seminars presented by senior researchers from the MRC CBU and from the University that are compulsory for MRC CBU first year potgraduates.
Please note – this is a teaching course exclusively for first-year graduate students from the MRC CBU and the University Depts. of Psychology & Psychiatry. If you are not in these groups but would like to attend please contact the organiser.
Postgraduate Seminars 2023
Talks take place at 3pm – 4.30pm in the Lecture Theatre at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, 15 Chaucer Road, unless stated otherwise. All seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis (with a limit of 90 attendees which cannot be exceeded). Note, attendance is mandatory for CBU students.
Michaelmas Term 2023
Tues 10th October:
John Duncan – Executive function: “Intelligence, executive function, and the brain”
Tues 17th October:
Jason Stretton – Emotion: Title TBD
Tues 24th October:
Tobias Goering – Audition: The sense of hearing: consequences of its loss and opportunities with AI & technolog
Tues 31st October:
Tamar Makin – Motor Neuroscience: Title TBD
Tues 7th November:
Rik Henson – Memory: “The cognitive neuroscience of human memory”
Tues 14th November:
Kate Baker – Neuropathology/Neurology: “Genomic Disorders and Cognitive Development”
Tues 21st November:
Matt Davis – Language: “Computational tools for research in the cognitive neuroscience of language”
Tues 28th November:
Duncan Astle – Systems Computational Neuroscience: “Generative network models and systems neuroscience”