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This list contains talks of interest to the Department of Psychiatry. It includes talks by members of the Department as well as talks taking place in other Departments which our members might find useful.

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ARClub Talks

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Dr. Thomas Bourgeron, Génétique Humaine et Fonctions Cognitives Institut Pasteur.

HouseLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road.

ClockMonday 06 October 2014, 11:00-12:00

Chaucer Club

Development, plasticity, and structure underlying auditory language understanding

UserFred Dick (Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 09 October 2014, 15:30-16:30

Bradford Hill seminars at the Cambridge Institute of Public Health

Genomics and Ageing Well

BRADFORD HILL SEMINAR: Prof Melzer's interests are in the causes and consequences of chronic disease in later life.

UserProfessor David Melzer, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Exeter Medical School.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, 1st Floor, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 10 October 2014, 13:00-14:00

Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars

Cognitive effects of sex hormones in nonhuman primates

UserDr Agnes Lacreuse - Dept. of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 10 October 2014, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Thinking about thinking about thought: Neural mechanisms for understanding other minds

PLEASE NOTE: ALL ZANGWILL CLUB TALKS THIS TERM WILL START AT THE EARLIER TIME OF 3.00PM

UserProfessor Rebecca Saxe, Associate professor of cognitive neuroscience, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 October 2014, 15:00-16:30

Zangwill Club

The Marshmallow Test: Understanding self-control and how to master it

THIS IS AN SPECIAL EXTRA ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR. PLEASE NOTE, THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserProfessor Walter Mischel, Niven Professor of Humane Letters in Psychology, Columbia University, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 15:00-16:30

Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences

Motor control

UserJörn Diedrichsen (Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 16:00-17:30

BRC Seminar Series

"Promoting axon regeneration in the adult CNS by targeting intrinsic mechanisms"

UserProfessor Patrice Smith, Carleton University/University of Ottawa, Canada.

HouseBrain Repair Centre, Forvie Site, Robinson Way.

ClockWednesday 15 October 2014, 12:00-13:00

Department of Psychiatry & Fulbourn Hospital Thursday Lunchtime Seminars

What is the role of health services in suicide prevention?

UserProfessor Nav Kapur. Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health University of Manchester.

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.

ClockThursday 16 October 2014, 12:30-13:30

Bradford Hill seminars at the Cambridge Institute of Public Health

What does experiential knowledge contribute to public health evidence to reduce health inequalities?

BRADFORD HILL SEMINAR: Jennie's research interests include social and gender inequalities in health, the sociology of knowledge, public/community engagement in health decision making and the evaluation of complex social interventions.

UserProfessor Jennie Popay, Sociology and Public Health, Division of Health Research, Lancaster University.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, 1st Floor, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 17 October 2014, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Dopamine Neuron Regulation and its Disruption in Schizophrenia and Depression

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserAnthony A. Grace, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 October 2014, 15:00-16:30

Zangwill Club

Thinking flexibly and enhancing cognition

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserProfessor Verity Brown, FRSE, Provost of St Leonard¹s College, University of St Andrews.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 October 2014, 15:00-16:30

Chaucer Club

Developmental aspects of understanding speech in noisy backgrounds

UserStuart Rosen (Speech, Hearing & Phonetic Sciences, UCL).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 15:30-16:30

Zangwill Club

Neural Systems for Navigation

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserDr. Hugo Spiers, Senior Lecturer in Behavioural Neuroscience, UCL Institute of Behavioural Neuroscience, Experimental Psychology, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 31 October 2014, 15:00-16:30

Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars

Cocaine and Heroin: Two Peas in Two Pods

UserProfessor Aldo Badiani - Neuroscience, University of Sussex.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 03 November 2014, 13:00-14:00

BRC Seminar Series

"A functional network perspective on human cognitive control"

UserDr Adam Hampshire, Senior Lecturer in Restorative Neurosciences, The Division of Brain Sciences, Imperial College London .

HouseBrain Repair Centre, Forvie Site, Robinson Way.

ClockWednesday 05 November 2014, 12:00-13:00

Department of Psychiatry & Fulbourn Hospital Thursday Lunchtime Seminars

Autoimmune encephalitis for psychiatrists

UserDr Michael Zandi, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 12:30-13:30

Chaucer Club

The neural mechanisms of top-down control during visual working memory

UserEva Feredoes (School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 15:30-16:30

Zangwill Club

Genes and environment in adolescent attachment: a challenge to the received wisdom?

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserProfessor Pasco Fearon, Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 07 November 2014, 15:00-16:30

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Alex Wood, University of Stirling.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 11 November 2014, 13:00-14:00

BRC Seminar Series

"Organisation of PI3K/PTEN signalling in space and time: Implication for neuronal development and regeneration."

UserProfessor Britta Eickholt, Insitute of Biochemistry, Charite Universitatsmediz in Berlin.

HouseBrain Repair Centre, Forvie Site, Robinson Way.

ClockWednesday 12 November 2014, 12:00-13:00

Department of Psychiatry & Fulbourn Hospital Thursday Lunchtime Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Helen Odell-Miller, Director of Music for Health Research Centre, Anglia Ruskin University.

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.

ClockThursday 13 November 2014, 12:30-13:30

Chaucer Club

The vocal brain: cerebral processing of voice information

UserPascal Belin (Institut de Neurosciences de la Timone), Aix-Marseilles Université.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 13 November 2014, 15:30-16:30

Zangwill Club

How independent of semantics are phonology and syntax? Evidence from Semantic Dementia

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserDr Karalyn Patterson, Department of Clinical Neurosciences and MRC-CBU, Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 14 November 2014, 15:00-16:30

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

This Seminar takes place in the PPSIS COMMITTEE ROOM

UserDr Atsushi Senju, Birkbeck, University of London.

HousePPSIS Committee Room (Free School Lane).

ClockMonday 17 November 2014, 13:00-14:00

Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences

Language

UserMirjana Bozic (Department of Psychology).

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 17 November 2014, 16:00-17:30

Bradford Hill seminars at the Cambridge Institute of Public Health

Title to be confirmed

BRADFORD HILL SEMINAR: Prof Cordell develops statistical methodology for detection and characterisation of genetic factors in complex disease

UserProfessor Heather Cordell, Professor of Statistical Genetics, Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, 1st Floor, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 21 November 2014, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Communicating risk and scientific uncertainty to the public and policy-makers

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserProfessor David Spiegelhalter, Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 21 November 2014, 15:00-16:30

Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences

How to write good papers

UserNikolaus Kriegeskorte (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit).

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 24 November 2014, 16:00-17:30

ARClub Talks

Title to be confirmed

UserRose Cooper, Behavioural and Clinical Neurosciences Institute, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseMargaret Lowenfeld Room, Brookside Family Consultation Clinic (next to Douglas House).

ClockTuesday 25 November 2014, 13:00-14:00

Department of Psychiatry & Fulbourn Hospital Thursday Lunchtime Seminars

Development of a Guided Self Help Programme to Treat PTSD

UserProfessor Jonathan I Bisson, Institute of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences, Cardiff University School of Medicine.

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.

ClockThursday 27 November 2014, 12:30-13:30

Zangwill Club

Speech Rhythm and Temporal Structure: A Temporal Sampling Perspective on Phonology and Dyslexia

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserProfessor Usha Goswami, Professor of Cognitive Developmental Neuroscience, Director, Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 28 November 2014, 15:00-16:30

Department of Psychiatry & Fulbourn Hospital Thursday Lunchtime Seminars

Alterations of brain function in pre-dementia Alzheimer’s disease: implications for early diagnosis

UserDr Dennis Chan, University Lecturer and Honorary Consultant, University of Cambridge, Neurology Unit, Department of Clinical Neurosciences..

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.

ClockThursday 04 December 2014, 12:30-13:30

Chaucer Club

Imagined pleasures: The cognitive psychology of desire

UserJackie Andrade (Plymouth University, School of Psychology).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 04 December 2014, 15:30-16:30

Bradford Hill seminars at the Cambridge Institute of Public Health

Enlightened Aging: How the Baby Boom Generation can change tomorrow's Long Old Age

BRADFORD HILL SEMINAR: In this seminar, Dr Larson will draw on his work on Aging and dementia/brain function but he is also actively interested in QI, patient safety, general practice and health systems research

UserDr Eric Larson, Vice President, Global Health Research Institute, Cambridge; Vice President for Research, Group Health Executive Director & Senior Investigator, Group Health Research Institute, Seattle.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, 1st Floor, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 05 December 2014, 13:00-14:00

Department of Psychiatry & Fulbourn Hospital Thursday Lunchtime Seminars

Decision making and social cognition in the adolescent brain

UserProfessor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, Royal Society Research Fellow, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London.

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.

ClockThursday 11 December 2014, 12:30-13:30

BRC Seminar Series

"Glycolipids in nervous system maintenance and disease"

UserDr Hugh Willison, Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Glasgow.

HouseBrain Repair Centre, Forvie Site, Robinson Way.

ClockWednesday 17 December 2014, 12:00-13:00

Department of Psychiatry & Fulbourn Hospital Thursday Lunchtime Seminars

Paranoia: Advances in understanding and treatment

UserProfessor Daniel Freeman, MRC Senior Clinical Fellow & Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford.

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.

ClockThursday 18 December 2014, 12:30-13:30

Department of Psychiatry & Fulbourn Hospital Thursday Lunchtime Seminars

Impulsivity and compulsivtiy; Neural substrates and neuropsychiatric implications.

UserProfessor Trevor W. Robbins. Head of Department of Psychology, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.

ClockThursday 08 January 2015, 12:30-13:30

BRC Seminar Series

"Trisomy of chromosome 21 and Alzheimer Disease"

UserDr Francis Weissman, University College London, Institute of Neurology, London.

HouseBrain Repair Centre, Forvie Site, Robinson Way.

ClockWednesday 14 January 2015, 12:00-13:00

Department of Psychiatry & Fulbourn Hospital Thursday Lunchtime Seminars

TBC

UserProfessor Paul Harrison, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford.

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.

ClockThursday 22 January 2015, 12:30-13:30

BRC Seminar Series

"Cortical processing of visual information"

UserDr Matteo Carandini, University College London..

HouseBrain Repair Centre, Forvie Site, Robinson Way.

ClockWednesday 28 January 2015, 12:00-13:00

Department of Psychiatry & Fulbourn Hospital Thursday Lunchtime Seminars

What have we learnt about the causes of ADHD?

UserProfessor Anita Thapar, Institute of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences, Cardiff University.

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.

ClockThursday 29 January 2015, 12:30-13:30

Department of Psychiatry & Fulbourn Hospital Thursday Lunchtime Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Peter Robinson, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge .

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.

ClockThursday 05 February 2015, 12:30-13:30

Department of Psychiatry & Fulbourn Hospital Thursday Lunchtime Seminars

Ethnic differences in mental health: does race matter?

User Professor Swaran P Singh Head of Division, Mental Health and Wellbeing Warwick Medical School.

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.

ClockThursday 12 February 2015, 12:30-13:30

Bradford Hill seminars at the Cambridge Institute of Public Health

Title to be confirmed

BRADFORD HILL SEMINAR: Mark's main research interests are in evidence-based policymaking, systematic reviews, and the evaluation of the health effects of social policies

UserMark Petticrew, Professor of Public Health Evaluation, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, 1st Floor, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 13 February 2015, 13:00-14:00

Department of Psychiatry & Fulbourn Hospital Thursday Lunchtime Seminars

TBC

UserProfessor Jonathan Cavanagh, Department of Psychiatry, University of Glasgow.

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.

ClockThursday 26 February 2015, 12:30-13:30

Department of Psychiatry & Fulbourn Hospital Thursday Lunchtime Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Gordon Claridge, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford.

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.

ClockThursday 05 March 2015, 12:30-13:30

Bradford Hill seminars at the Cambridge Institute of Public Health

Title to be confirmed

BRADFORD HILL SEMINAR: Debbie Lawlor is interested in how biological, social and environmental exposures from across life affect the risk of chronic diseases and how appropriate prevention of these diseases can be achieved

UserProfessor Debbie Lawlor, University of Bristol, MSc(Lond), MBChB, PhD(Bristol), MPH(Leeds), MRCGP, MFPHM Professor of Epidemiology.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, 1st Floor, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 06 March 2015, 13:00-14:00

Bradford Hill seminars at the Cambridge Institute of Public Health

Title to be confirmed

BRADFORD HILL SEMINAR: Katherine has an international reputation for the economics of genetic technologies and services

UserProfessor Katherine Payne, Manchester Centre for Health Economics, University of Manchester.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, 1st Floor, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 13 March 2015, 13:00-14:00

Department of Psychiatry & Fulbourn Hospital Thursday Lunchtime Seminars

The Two Cognitive Syndromes of Parkinson's Disease

UserDr Caroline Williams-Gray, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.

ClockThursday 19 March 2015, 12:30-13:30

Department of Psychiatry & Fulbourn Hospital Thursday Lunchtime Seminars

The Conscious Phenotype

UserProfessot Geraint Rees, Director of the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Deputy Head of the UCL Faculty of Brain Sciences.

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.

ClockThursday 16 April 2015, 12:30-13:30

Department of Psychiatry & Fulbourn Hospital Thursday Lunchtime Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Marcus Munafo, Professor of Biological Psychology, School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol.

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.

ClockThursday 23 April 2015, 12:30-13:30

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