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Can you train yourself to develop ‘super senses’?

Can you train yourself to develop ‘super senses’?

Integrative Neuroimaging

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to hear what people whispered behind your back? Or to read the bus timetable from across the street?

Launch of Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging

Launch of Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging

Integrative Neuroimaging

The new centre is a multi-disciplinary neuroimaging research facility which encompasses the Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain (FMRIB), Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity (OHBA, Department of Psychiatry) and imaging facilities within the Department of Experimental Psychology.

Professor Irene Tracey to be next Warden of Merton College

Professor Irene Tracey to be next Warden of Merton College

Integrative Neuroimaging

Professor Irene Tracey FMedSci is to be the next Warden of Merton College, Oxford.

Trench Foot discovery paves way for new treatment

Trench Foot discovery paves way for new treatment

Clinical Neurology Research

A team including Professor David Bennett has uncovered the physical cause of trench foot more than 100 years after the painful and debilitating condition was first identified in the First World War.

Curiosity Carnival came to town

Curiosity Carnival came to town

Public engagement

On Friday 29 September Oxford’s Curiosity Carnival joined hundreds of other European cities in celebrating European Researchers’ Night. Our researchers took part in a city-wide programme of activities that attracted over 9,000 people.

Gene therapy shows promise for reversing blindness

Gene therapy shows promise for reversing blindness

Ophthalmology Research

In a laboratory study in Oxford, researchers have shown how it might be possible to reverse blindness using gene therapy to reprogram cells at the back of the eye to become light sensitive.

A new approach to improving hemispatial neglect after stroke

A new approach to improving hemispatial neglect after stroke

Integrative Neuroimaging Research

Research by Jacinta O’Shea reveals the striking potential of brain stimulation to cause long-lasting improvements in stroke patients’ attention deficits.

NDCN Carers’ Career Fund Launch

NDCN Carers’ Career Fund Launch

Staff development

On Thursday 21 September 2017, Head of Department Professor Irene Tracey announced the launch of an innovative pilot scheme aimed at helping those with caring responsibilities to undertake training and attend conferences.

Brain scanning and breathing disorders

Brain scanning and breathing disorders

Anaesthetics Integrative Neuroimaging Research

Professor Kyle Pattinson from the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences explains how brain scanning could help doctors to personalise treatment for people with chronic breathing disorders.

Potential new route to treatment for Cerebellar Ataxia?

Potential new route to treatment for Cerebellar Ataxia?

Clinical Neurology Research

Researchers from the teams of Andrea Németh (NDCN) and Esther Becker (DPAG) have published an important paper reporting dominant mutations that cause a new type of cerebellar ataxia, Spinocerebellar Ataxia type 44.

James Parkinson 200th anniversary events

James Parkinson 200th anniversary events

Clinical Neurology Event

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of the first codified description of the condition that we now know as Parkinson's disease.

From agony to analgesia: two-part radio programme

From agony to analgesia: two-part radio programme

Anaesthetics Integrative Neuroimaging Public engagement Research

Irene Tracey presents a programme about pain, and the current work taking place to measure and treat it.

I'm a researcher - get me out of here!

I'm a researcher - get me out of here!

Anaesthetics Integrative Neuroimaging

Brave Sarah Finnegan is letting school students ask her anything as part of 'I'm a Researcher' for Curiosity Carnival.

Poetry meets neuroscience

Poetry meets neuroscience

Anaesthetics Integrative Neuroimaging Public engagement

On Tuesday 18 July a special event took place in the upstairs room of a pub in Oxford.

Foundation Year Quality Improvement Project Symposium

Foundation Year Quality Improvement Project Symposium

Anaesthetics

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Foundation Year Quality Improvement Symposium is organised by Oxford Simulation, Teaching and Research (OxSTaR), which is based in our Department.

Public Engagement with Research Awards

Public Engagement with Research Awards

Award

Members of NDCN are involved in an award-winning project at this year’s Vice-Chancellor’s Public Engagement with Research Awards.

Staff success at OxTALENT Awards

Staff success at OxTALENT Awards

Award

Members of NDCN were successful in two categories of these awards, which celebrate the digital at the University of Oxford

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