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University of Leicester Evening of Neuroscience (ext event)

Description: The University of Leicester would like to invite our members to a free evening of neuroscience talks and demonstrations on Wednesday, 18th March 2020.

Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. The University of Leicester are delighted to partner with the DANA Foundation to celebrate Brain Awareness Week.

This free event is open to anyone who wants to know more about how the brain works and ongoing research into neuroscience, biology, genetics, health sciences, medicine and psychology.

Along with presentations there will be live demonstrations on many aspects of neuroscience research, including vision, taste, attention and movement, and the opportunity to meet junior and senior researchers.

5.30pm Doors open

6.00pm Talks:
• Dr Eleanor Swan - Visual attention declines in older drivers – the impact on hazard detection
• Dr Ben Warren - Lend me your Locust Ears

7.00pm: Demonstrations, posters and refreshments

Links:
BAW website for further details: https://www.le.ac.uk/baw
Registration (essential): https://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/npb/news-1/baw/copy_of_reg_alevel

Location: George Davies Centre, Lancaster Road, Leicester
Date: Wednesday, 18 March 2020
Time: 17:30 GMT
Access: Public
Category: (i) External event of interest*
Created by: Public Access ( by LSS editor )
Updated: Sunday, 15 March 2020 20:26 GMT
Attachments: None

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