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Brain Health Research Centre news & events

Keeping Your Marbles

Tuesday, 6 March 2018 3:23pm

The Otago Daily Times looks forward to Brain Awareness Week 2018 in a feature on how to keep cognitively sharp as you age.

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Publicity for Flicker: Your Brain on Movies

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 11:19am

Visiting academic Prof Jeff Zacks, from University of Washington at St Louis, had some interesting things to say about how our brains understand movies. If you missed his public talk last week, catch up with media reports about his research.

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Brain Awareness Week 2018

Thursday, 8 February 2018 1:21pm

Come along to a week of free talks, workshops, and activities as part of the international Brain Awareness Week 2018, supported by the Brain Health Research Centre in conjunction with Neurological Foundation of New Zealand, Brain Research New Zealand and Otago Museum.

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Free public talk about how your brain reacts to movies

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 5:24pm

Prof Jeff Zacks is a neuroscientist with a deep interest in movies - how our prehistoric brains react to flickering light as though what we were seeing was real, and the tricks film makers play on our brains.

He will be giving a public talk "Flicker: Your Brain on Movies" at the St David St Lecture Theatre at 5.30pm on Monday 12 February.

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December 2017 newsletter available

Wednesday, 20 December 2017 11:34am

The 2017 December issue of our newsletter looks at bionics, babies and of course brains.

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Marsden Grants to five BHRC researchers

Friday, 3 November 2017 12:26pm

Congratulations to five BHRC researchers on their Marsden grants.

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The Cost of Preterm Birth

Wednesday, 25 October 2017 10:06am

Dr Max Berry, a researcher and neonatologist, discusses the real outcomes for preterm babies in New Zealand.

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Honours for epilepsy research student

Monday, 9 October 2017 2:42pm

BHRC PhD student Nadia Adotevi is selected to speak at the major international epilepsy conference.