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101 Creative Commons Biomarkers: Detecting Alzheimer's Early Enough to Treat it. What are Biomarkers? And why are they useful in Alzheimer's Disease Research. Alejo Nevado-Hogado 21 May 2015
102 Creative Commons Using Stem Cells to Understand Dementia Dr Angela Bithell of Reading University explains the importance of Stem Cells in trying to understand Dementia and finding new treatments Angela Bithell 21 May 2015
103 Creative Commons Funding World Class Dementia Research An overview on Dementia and why Alzheimers Research UK is here Emma O'Brien 21 May 2015
104 Welcome and Introduction Principal Investigator, Richard Wade Martins, gives a brief introduction to the work of the Oxford Alzheimer's Research UK Network Richard Wade Martins 21 May 2015
105 How can skin cells help us understand Parkinson's? Richard Wade Martins, OPDC Principal Investigator, discusses his current research into Skin cells and Stem cells Richard Wade Martins 21 May 2015
106 Overview: The Oxford Parkinson's Disease Centre (OPDC) Cohort Michele Hu, co-Principle Investigator of the OPDC, gives an overview of the Centre's vision and research themes Michele Hu 21 May 2015
107 Creative Commons Using novel technologies to assess Parkinson's Mathematician & Engineer, Max Little, discusses how modern technology, such as smart phones, can aid recording behavioural & environmental factors in Parkinson's research Max Little 21 May 2015
108 'Artificial Intelligence' part 2 - How to create machines that learn Professor Nando de Freitas explains that understanding how our brains work has helped us create machines that learn, and how these learning machines can be put to completing different tasks. Nando de Freitas 19 May 2015
109 Microglia, cytokines and synapses in chronic neurodegeneration Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences Seminar Hugh Perry 12 May 2015
110 Creative Commons Neuroscience and Psychoanalysis Richard Brown( Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University) and Mark Solms (Chair of Neuropsychology, University of Cape Town) give the fourth talk in the Unconscious Memory series. Richard Brown, Mark Solms 07 May 2015
111 Brain Science and the Military In this talk I explain the nature of national security interest in the burgeoning field of neuroscience and its implications for military and counter-intelligence operations. Jonathan Moreno 17 Apr 2015
112 Humanities and Science: Representing Science An interdisciplinary discussion exploring the many possible approaches to representing science through the arts, as well as potential challenges Kirsten Shepherd-Barr, Heidi Johansen-Berg, Jason Gaiger, Annie Cattrell 17 Mar 2015
113 Wayne McGregor: Neuroscience and Dance Wayne McGregor (Director, Random Dance) talks about his choreographic practice with Dr Phil Barnard, (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge) and Eckhard Thiemann (Arts Producer). Wayne McGregor, Phil Barnard, Eckhard Thiemann 16 Mar 2015
114 Priming Professor Masud Husain and Dr Ben Morgan give the third Unconscious Memory talk. Masud Husain, Ben Morgan 18 Feb 2015
115 Unconscious Memory and Mental Space Professor Michael Burke and Dr Sebastian Groes give the second Unconscious Memory talk. Michael Burke, Sebastian Groes 18 Feb 2015
116 Exploring the Two Cultures Professor Larry Squire and Dr Simon Kemp give the first Unconscious Memory Seminar. Larry Squire, Simon Kemp 18 Feb 2015
117 The Art of Seeing Part of a free public seminar 'Thinking About the Brain' Chrystalina Antoniades 12 Feb 2015
118 Half a World: What unilateral neglect tells us about space and the brain Part of a free public seminar 'Thinking About the Brain' Glyn Humphreys 12 Feb 2015
119 Art, Illusions and the Visual Brain Part of a free public seminar 'Thinking About the Brain' Chris Kennard 12 Feb 2015
120 Unconscious Memory and Mental Space Professor Michael Burke and Dr Sebastian Groes Michael Burke, Sebastian Groes, Ben Morgan 26 Jan 2015
121 Exploring the Two Cultures Professor Larry Squire and Dr Simon Kemp Larry Squire, Simon Kemp 26 Jan 2015
122 New frontiers in stem cell neuroscience and drug discovery NDCN Seminar Zameel Cader 16 Dec 2014
123 Creative Commons Heidi Johansen-Berg: Women in Science Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg heads the Plasticity Group at the Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain (FMRIB). Her research focuses on how the brain changes in response to damage, learning and experience Heidi Johansen-Berg 10 Dec 2014
124 The neurobiology of social sounds - from speech to laughter Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences Seminar Sophie Scott 01 Dec 2014
125 Implicit Moral Attitudes Research shows that implicit moral attitudes affect our thinking and behavior. This talk reports new psychological and neuroscientific research and explores potential implications for scientific moral psychology as well as for some philosophical theories. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong 14 Nov 2014
126 Imaging the mechanisms of behavioural control Inaugural lecture Timothy Behrens 12 Nov 2014
127 Microglial microvesicles in Alzheimer’s Disease A Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences Occasional Seminar Roberto Furlan 27 Oct 2014
128 Creative Commons A role for the pulvinar following early life lesions of V1 NDCN Seminar on preservation of visual capacity despite injury to V1 James A. Bourne 15 Sep 2014
129 Creative Commons Traumatic Brain Disease in the Military: Past, Present and Future A review of the fascinating 100 year history of traumatic brain injury in the military and, in particular, its long-term consequences. Daniel Perl 10 Sep 2014
130 Creative Commons Homeostatic regulation of sleep and its regional aspects Vladyslav Vyazovskiy from the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics gives this Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences seminar Vladyslav Vyazovskiy 30 Jun 2014
131 Creative Commons Early inflammation and NGF deregulation in Alzheimer's and Down's syndrome Claudio Cuello from the Department of Pharmacology, McGill University, Montreal gives this Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences seminar. Claudio Cuello 10 Jun 2014
132 Imaging and Stimulating Brain Plasticity Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg gives her inaugural lecture as head of the Plasticity Group at the Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain (FMRIB). Heidi Johansen-Berg 12 May 2014
133 Creative Commons Heidi Johansen-Berg: Women in Science Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg heads the Plasticity Group at the Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain (FMRIB). Her research focuses on how the brain changes in response to damage, learning and experience. Heidi Johansen-Berg 08 Apr 2014
134 Creative Commons A Successful Strategy for Building Normal Brains - Nature or Nurture? Dr Simon Butt (Keble), Fellow and Tutor in Neuroscience, gives a talk for the Oxford Alumni Weekend. Simon Butt 07 Oct 2013
135 Creative Commons Uehiro Seminar: Rescuing Responsibility from the Retributivists - Neuroscience, Free Will and Criminal Punishment Legal punishment as the routine infliction of suffering poses a serious challenge of justification. The challenge becomes more urgent as a number of thinkers argue that the dominant, retributivist answer fails in the light of the findings of neuroscience. Frej Klem Thomsen 02 May 2013
136 Creative Commons Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry at Oxford: a guide for prospective undergraduate students This light-hearted talk gives you the chance to hear three admissions tutors discuss what you can expect from their courses, and what the tutors are looking for when they select students. Martin Speight, Mark Wormald, Nick Green 04 Mar 2013
137 Developing and disseminating effective psychological therapies for anxiety disorders: science, policy and economics. David M Clark (Oxford University) delivers a lecture at the third Calleva Research Symposium on Evolution and Human Science on 27 October 2012. David M Clark 04 Dec 2012
138 A social neuroscience perspective on adolescent risk-taking Laurence Steinberg (Temple University) delivers a lecture at the third Calleva Research Symposium on Evolution and Human Science on 27 October 2012. Laurence Steinberg 04 Dec 2012
139 Social networks and evolution Nicholas Christakis (Harvard University) delivers a lecture at the third Calleva Research Symposium on Evolution and Human Science on 27 October 2012. Nicholas Christakis 04 Dec 2012
140 Creative Commons The Thomas Willis Oxford Brain Collection Professor Margaret Esiri, Professor of Neuropathology and Fellow of St Hugh's, will talk about the pivotal role Oxford has played in neuroscience - where the words neuron and cell were coined - and the relevance of this history today. Margaret Esiri 24 Sep 2012
141 Wobbles, warbles and fish the brain basis of reading difficulties John Stein gives a talk for the 2012 Oxford Alumni Weekend. John Stein 24 Sep 2012
142 Oxford at Said Seminar: Neuroscience This Oxford at Said seminar showcases some of Oxfords most exciting new research in the area of Neuroscience. Susan Greenfield, Zam Cader, Laura Suter-Dick 13 Aug 2012
143 Creative Commons Creativity Lecture 8: Creativity as a neuroscientific mystery Prof. Margaret Boden (Philosophy, Sussex) delivers a lecture as part of the Keble College Creativity series. Margaret Boden 28 May 2012
144 Creativity Lecture 5: The Neuroscience of Creativity Professor Susan Greenfield explains how neuroscience can make innovative contributions to creativity by offering a perspective at the level of the physical brain. Susan Greenfield 06 Feb 2012
145 Creative Commons Brain Chemistry and Moral Decision-Making Answers to moral questions, it seems, depend on how much serotonin there is flowing through your brain. In the future might we be able to alter people's moral behaviour with concoctions of chemicals? Molly Crocket 04 Jan 2012
146 Creative Commons New Cells for Old Members: The Science of Stem Cells Dr Francis Szele gives a talk for the Oxford Alumni Weekend on Stem Cell science and looks at how they could be used in repairing brain disease and injuries. Francis Szele 11 Oct 2011
147 Creative Commons Mindreading: From Neuroimaging to the Philosophy of Mind Dr Timothy Baines, Oxford, gives a talk for the Oxford Humanities Research Showcase conference on 11th July 2011. Timothy Bayne 24 Aug 2011
148 Creative Commons Neuroscience and the Soul Professor Roger Scruton gives a talk for the Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion on the 21st October, 2010. Roger Scruton 16 May 2011
149 Creative Commons The Master and his Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World (10 Feb 2011) Iain McGilchrist gives a talk for the Ian Ramsay Seminar series on 10th February 2011. Iain McGilchrist 18 Apr 2011
150 Creative Commons New Imaging Evidence for the Neural Bases of Moral Sentiments: Prosocial and Antisocial Behaviour 2nd Annual Wellcome Lecture in Neuroethics, given by Professor Jorge Moll on 18th January 2011 on the subject of new evidence for Neural bases for moral sentiments. Jorge Moll 28 Mar 2011
151 Creative Commons Neurosociety part 5: what is it with the brain these days? Closing discussion Steve Woolgar and Paul Woulters give the final talk for the Neuroociety conference. Steve Woolgar, Paul Woulters 10 Mar 2011
152 Creative Commons Neurosociety part 3: The Social value of neurological reflexivity: decisions, and habits Jonathan Rowson (Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) gives a talk for the Neurosociety conference. Jonathan Rowson 10 Mar 2011
153 Creative Commons Neurosociety part 2: Who do you think you are? Managing Personhood in a Neurobiological Age Nikolas Rose (BIOS Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science) gives a keynote speech for the Neurosociety conference. Nikolas Rose 10 Mar 2011
154 Neurosociety part 4: Constucting and reading neuroimages Kelly Joyce and Patricia Pisters give talks for the Neurosociety conference on the subject of reading neuroimages, MRI scans and how they are perceived and interpreted in films and popular culture. Chaired by Paul Martin. Kelly Joyce, Patricia Pisters, Paul Martin 10 Mar 2011
155 Creative Commons Neurosociety part 1: Welcome and Opening Remarks Steve Woolgar and Tanja Schneider (InSIS, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford) give the opening address for the Neurosociety conference. Steve Woolgar, Tanja Schneider 10 Mar 2011
156 Acknowledgements Acknowledgements and credits for the podcast series Madness: Between Medieval Islamic and Contemporary Perspectives. Daniel Nicolae 12 Oct 2010
157 Hospitals and Madness (Respondents) Respondents to Peregrine Horden's lecture: Hospitals and Madness. Matthew Broome, Afzal Javed 12 Oct 2010
158 Hospitals and Madness (Key Lecture) Last of four key lectures, delivered by Peregrine Horden, Professor of Medieval History, Royal Holloway, University of London. Peregrine Horden 12 Oct 2010
159 Foul Whisperings: Madness and Poetry in Arabic Literary History (Respondents) Respondents to Geert Jan der Gelder's lecture:, Foul Whisperings: Madness and Poetry in Arabic Literary History. Neel Burton, Katherine Angel 12 Oct 2010
160 Foul Whisperings: Madness and Poetry in Arabic Literary History (Key Lecture) Third of four key lectures delivered by Geert Jan van Gelder, Laudian Professor of Arabic, Oriental Institute, University of Oxford. Geert Jan van Gelder 12 Oct 2010
161 Love-sickness between Medicine, Philosophy and Theology, and Islam (Respondents) Respondents to Hinrich Biesterfeldt's lecture: Love-sickness between Medicine, Philosophy and Theology, and Islam. Athar Yawar, M Quasim 12 Oct 2010
162 Love-sickness between Medicine, Philosophy and Theology, and Islam (Key Lecture) Second of four key lectures, delivered by Hinrich Biesterfeldt, Professor of Islam Studies Ruhr-Universität Bochum. Hinrich Biesterfeldt 12 Oct 2010
163 The Historical Background: Saladin's Court (Key Lecture) First of four key lectures, delivered by Carole Hillenbrand, Professor of Islamic History at the University of Edinburgh, and author of "The Crusades: Islamic Perspectives". Carole Hillenbrand 12 Oct 2010
164 Preliminary Perspective: Medicine and Madness at the Court of Saladin Sets the background of the workshop, and explains how the four historical key lectures relate to Daniel Nicolae's research. Daniel Nicolae 12 Oct 2010
165 Madness: Between Medieval Islamic and Modern Perspectives - Preface Preface to the Madness: Between Medieval Islamic and Modern Perspectives conference, delivered by conference organiser Daniel Nicolae. Daniel Nicolae 11 Oct 2010
166 Creative Commons The relation between the neurobiology of morality and religion Professor Patricia Churchland (University of California San Diego) gives a talk for the Science and Religious Conflict Conference.The commentator is Professor Julian Savulescu (Oxford). Patricia Churchland, Julian Savulescu 07 Jun 2010
167 Creative Commons Understanding human pain, suffering and relief through brain imaging Professor Irene Tracey talks about her research into pain through using brain imaging technology to see exactly how the brain is affected by pain while discussing its implications to how we understand pain in society. Irene Tracey 09 Nov 2009
168 Creative Commons Understanding human pain, suffering and relief through brain imaging Using examples from her research, Professor Tracey illustrates some of the exciting developments in brain imaging -seeing exactly how the brain is affected by its environment-and discusses how this research impacts on modern medicine, law and society. Irene Tracey 28 Oct 2009
169 David Smith on Dementia Professor Smith talks about his research at OPTIMA (Oxford Project To Investigate Memory and Ageing) on dementia, particularly Alzheimer’s and the relation between diet and blood pressure in younger life and dementia in older life. David Smith, Oliver Lewis 17 Aug 2009
170 David Smith on Dementia Professor Smith talks about his research at OPTIMA (Oxford Project To Investigate Memory and Ageing) on dementia, particularly Alzheimer's and the relation between diet and blood pressure in younger life and dementia in older life. David Smith, Oliver Lewis 17 Aug 2009
171 The Universe, the Brain and Second Life Three presentations that explore the possibilities of the virtual world Second Life, the philosophical implications of society’s dependence on the internet and the development of the world’s first private space shuttle. Susan Greenfield, Elon Musk, Philip Rosedale 15 Jun 2009
172 Gero Miesenboeck on Fruit Flies and Neuroscience In this podcast, Professor Gero Miesenboeck begins with a discussion of DNA and neuroscience, and then talks about his experiments on the brain of the fruit fly. Gero Miesenboeck, Oliver Lewis 13 Sep 2008
173 Gero Miesenboeck on Fruit Flies and Neuroscience In this podcast, Professor Gero Miesenboeck begins with a discussion of DNA and neuroscience, and then talks about his experiments on the brain of the fruit fly. Gero Miesenboeck, Oliver Lewis 13 Sep 2008
174 Irene Tracey on FMRI and Pain Professor Irene Tracey, director of the Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain, explains how MRI works and then talks about her research into people's perception of pain. Irene Tracey, Oliver Lewis 12 Sep 2008
175 Irene Tracey on FMRI and Pain Professor Irene Tracey, director of the Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain, explains how MRI works and then talks about her research into people’s perception of pain. Irene Tracey, Oliver Lewis 12 Sep 2008