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Informatics 1 Cognitive Science

A brief description of the course content. For more information see https://path.is.ed.ac.uk/courses/INFR08020_SV1_SEM2

From  Matthias Hennig on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 41 plays 0  

MND-SMART Launches in Dundee

The groundbreaking motor neurone disease clinical drugs trial, MND-SMART, has now opened to participants in Tayside. This is the trial’s second UK centre. The trial will be based at the…

From  Alison Irving on August 11th, 2020 0 likes 67 plays 0  

Inaugural Lecture - Prof Tara Spires Jones

Alzheimer's through the looking glass: How imaging brain changes may lead to effective treatmentsInaugural lecture of Tara Spires-Jones, Professor of NeurodegenerationAlzheimer's disease,…

From  Peter Crooks on July 3rd, 2019 0 likes 135 plays 0  

Episode 3 - Climate optimism or fatalism: Teaching climate change in today's university

In this third episode, MSc Environmental Sustainability student, Polly Wells, returns as our guest host to continue this conversation with three University of Edinburgh staff members: Velda McCune,…

From  Sarah Thomas on March 15th, 2019 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Fish immune cells lend clues to spinal cord repair

Scientists have found the immune system plays a key role in helping zebrafish nerve cells to regenerate after injury. The findings offer clues for developing treatments that could one day help people…

From  Jennifer Middleton on November 8th, 2018 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Prof Gillingwater Inaugural Lecture Oct 2018

Recording of inaugural lecture Monday 29 October 2018. Professor Tom Gillingwater "Diary of a 21st century anatomist: standing on the shoulders of giants"

From  Nicholas Kelly on November 1st, 2018 0 likes 255 plays 0  

Mending myelin: orchestrating brain repair in MS

In her inaugural lecture Professor Anna Williams discusses how studying human MS brain tissue and laboratory models of remyelination can increase our understanding of how this repair process works…

From  Peter Crooks on May 1st, 2018 0 likes 451 plays 0  

Resilience and Depression: the STRADL project

What makes people resilient to depression? Depression is a very common psychiatric disorder but also one of the least studied. Past research tried to pin down the reasons that led people to…

From  Rebecca Devon on April 12th, 2018 0 likes 91 plays 0  

Inaugural lecture of Professor Neil Mabbott: Prions - ninja pathogens and immune system hijackers

Prion diseases are a unique group of brain diseases in animals and humans which cause extensive damage to nerve cells in the brain, to which there is currently no effective treatment or cure. Some…

From  Jenny Durkin on April 2nd, 2018 0 likes 141 plays 0  

Ways of Learning

Students and staff talk about ways of learning ias part of the Near Future Teaching Project. The Near Future Teaching project is about working together to co-design the future of digital education…

From  Michael Gallagher on March 21st, 2018 0 likes 175 plays 0  

Prof Richard Morris: Memory: why it matters and how it works

The Edinburgh Neuroscience Christmas Lecture 2016 delivered by Professor Richard Morris, CBE, FRS, Professor of Neuroscience, Centre for Cognitive & Neural Systems, and 2016 Brain Prize Winner …

From  Jane Haley on December 11th, 2017 0 likes 70 plays 0  

"The fish school of life: learning to mend the spinal cord" - inaugural lecture by Professor Catherina Becker.

Professor Catherina Becker shows what happens in the brains and spinal cords of zebrafish that allows them to repair even fully paralysing injuries. Recorded 25 September 2017.

From  Nicholas Kelly on October 2nd, 2017 0 likes 33 plays 0  

Another good reason to lower blood pressure: stroke due to brain haemorrhage

Professor Rustam Al Shahi Salman , Professor of Clinical Neurology, University of Edinburgh

From  Jane Haley on June 28th, 2017 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Bilingualism in Minority Languages - Professor Antonella Sorace at the Celtic Knot: Wikipedia Language Conference 2017.

Bilingualism in minority languages: a resource and an opportunity Research on the bilingual mind shows that bilingualism in any languages, regardless of their status, prestige, and worldwide…

From  Ewan McAndrew on June 28th, 2017 0 likes 192 plays 0