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A meeting of global science – the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2018

Posted on 14 August 2018 by Nicholas Clifton

“There is no national science, just as there is no national multiplication table; what is national is no longer science” – Anton Chekhov (1860-1904). Each year since 1951, Nobel Laureates and selected early-career researchers, put forward by their universities and accompanying letters of support; meet in the small German town of Lindau to exchange knowledge,
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Adult mental health, genetics, neuropschiatry

Summer school in brain disorders research

Posted on 3 August 2018 by Maria Bolla

I’m a second year PhD student in Neuroscience and Neurotechnologies at Italian Institute of Technology in Genova (Italy). I applied to the summer school because my research work is based on brain disorders so I was keen to follow a course about neuropsychiatric diseases. In particular, I found it very interesting, considering the presence of
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Adult mental health, genetics, neuropschiatry

My time with the MRC Centre, Cardiff University

Posted on 31 July 2018 by Anna Podlasek

When I saw the announcements of 9th annual Summer School in brain disorders research organised by MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics in Cardiff, I knew I had to apply. The outline made my inside neuro-nerd tremble with joy! Although I can see genetics will be right in the core of the future of
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Adult mental health

My reflections on speaking at the Hay Festival

Posted on 4 July 2018 by Dr Emma Yhnell

I absolutely love finding new and innovative ways of communicating science to the general public and I have previously taken part in lots of public engagement events. But, being given the chance to speak at the Hay Festival was different to any engagement activity that I have ever taken part in before. I relish any
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