C3NL was recently featured on the Imperial Colleges home page with a link to a recent press article, titled “Buzzing the brain with electricity can boost working memory”. The article referred to a published article of work by Ines Violante and Lucia Li, who demonstrated in a small study that applying a weak electrical current through the […]
The C3NL lab held their Christmas dinner on Thursday. Amid the double-blind secret Santa gifts, great food, drinks and company, there was also the annual Christmas sweater competition. Contestants were required to provide a 30 second speech backing up their wooly entries and the standard of outfits were high. Following long deliberation and voting […]
James Cole from C3NL will be chairing a satellite symposium at the Brain Informatics & Health conference this summer. The conference, a large global gathering of computer scientists, neuroscientists and researchers from related fields, will take place at the Royal Geographical Society in South Kensington and is being hosted by Imperial College London. James’ symposium […]
Monday 30th June sees the opening of the Royal Society summer exhibition, with members of C3NL manning our ‘Networks in the brain’ stand for the whole week.
The Summer of Student Innovation is an experiment in funding ideas from students that will use technology to improve education and research in UK higher and further education. C3NL participates in the competition with the idea of a neurofeedback system that can be used to boost adults’ foreign language skills up to a native-like performance. If […]
On Thursday 1st May Rod kicked off the series of C3NL Methods in Neuroimaging Teaching Sessions (MiNTS), with an enlightening tutorial on how to make publication-quality images from FSL-derived statistical brain maps. Everyone was impressed with the use of MRIcroGL’s rendering engine. One attendee even said “wow, that’s rather good”. Attention now turns to the […]
by Dr Sam Hiew 20 March 2014 Patients and carers participated in discussions with researchers at the Imperial Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) research day. The Imperial TBI research team held an event last week to engage patients and their families in studies and clinical trials that they are currently running in the unit. Treatments for TBI often […]