Iulia Blesneac from David Bennett's lab will explain the science behind how we feel sensations like temperature, touch, vibration or pain. Can our senses surprise us? Find her at Templar's Square shopping centre in Cowley on Saturday 20 October between 9.30am and 5.00pm.
Paula Rocktaeschel from Zam Cader's lab will be encouraging people to jump into a giant ball pond in the Town Hall, to have a go at behaving like an astrocyte - a type of glial cell in the brain. This is part of the Explorazone, 13-14 October.
Our Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging will also be in the Explorazone, showcasing the different types of neuroimaging used in their research.
Researchers from Robert MacLaren's group are joining Fight for Sight in the Explorazone too, and on 17 October Alun Barnard will be part of a panel talking about choroideremia in New Road Baptist Church at 7.30pm.