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Brain Food Event Submissions

5 February - 1 March 2019

UCL's CAM Events team are now welcoming submissions from all UCL departments for their public events to be featured in the Spring edition of Brain Food, UCL's public events leaflet.…

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Lunch Hour Lecture: Cancer of The Vulva

26 February 2019

About the lecture: Vulval cancer is rare and little known about. It mainly affects older women, and a large proportion experience a delayed diagnosis due to being unaware of the symptoms…

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Lunch Hour Lecture: The forces that shape us: How do embryos build their spinal cord?

5 March 2019

Mammalian embryos undergo origami-like folding to sculpt their rudimentary tissues into organs. Hundreds of genes are known to be required for normal embryo development, but how these…

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Lunch Hour Lecture: Disaster: It’s Not Like a Hollywood Movie

7 March 2019

About the lecture: Each year around the world there are more than 600 disasters. Hollywood movies have propagated a popular culture viewpoint that is very different from the real disasters…

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Lunch Hour Lecture: Save the Children: containing child obesity from a human evolutionary perspective

12 March 2019

About the lecture: Some 10% of pupils arriving at English primary school are already overweight at 5 years old but, according to a recent NHS report (2017), by the time children reach…

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Lunch Hour Lecture: Brain Imaging for Global Health

19 March 2019

About the lecture: For infants living in resource-poor settings, exposure to malnutrition, poor sanitation and infectious diseases can have a very damaging effect not just on their…

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Lunch Hour Lecture: If self-driving cars are the answer, what’s the question?

21 March 2019

About the lecture: On public roads, private test tracks and inside computer models, self-driving cars are currently learning to drive. The hype and the amounts of investment are huge.…

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Lunch Hour Lecture: Why do people who have Down syndrome develop dementia and what can we do about it?

26 March 2019

About the lecture: In the lecture, Dr. Wiseman will explain what we know about the development of dementia in people who have Down syndrome and what still needs to be understood. She…

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Lunch Hour Lecture: Perception and action in the brain: what can electroencephalography (EEG) tell us?

23 April 2019

About the lecture: For humans, like most animal species, survival depends on effectively reacting to environmental stimuli. Picture yourself in a building when an alarm system starts…

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Lunch Hour Lecture: Driven to distraction or a move in the right direction?

30 April 2019

About the lecture: Transport provides many benefits, particularly access to education, employment, services, shops, and social networks. Walking and cycling (including to and from…

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