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14th February 2022 (Zoom 7pm) – Neuroscience of Speech

We are joined by Dr. Kate Slade and colleagues from the Neuroscience of Speech and Action Laboratory at the University of Lancaster who will describe their research projects.

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5th July 2021 (Zoom 7pm) – Tired of Listening? A journey Through the Sense of Hearing

Dr Kate Slade from the Neuroscience of Speech and Action Laboratory in Lancaster University’s Psychology Department is going to talk about her work. This is what she says about her talk: “Think back to a time when you’ve been in … Continue reading

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5th October 2020 (Zoom 7pm) – How Our Genome Affects Our Health

Dr. Arijit Mukhopadhyay, Reader in Human Genetics, University of Salford will be talking about the relationship between our genome and our health. Subsequent to the meeting, Arijit recorded his talk, and it can be seen here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_wx2cY7kNCf3rGDPnTLFIW3SizsBoyhD/view?usp=sharing

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4th November 2019 – Made to be Measured

The revolutions in analytical science for the real time analysis of the human body This talk will be given by Dr Tony Bristow (FRSC), AstraZeneca, Macclesfield Analytical science has made an enormous impact on the understanding of the biological and … Continue reading

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1st July 2019 – Devices that Sense Odours

Professor Krishna Persaud of the University of Manchester will  give a talk around the theme of “Devices that sense odours”. The University is a partner in the ‘PlasticArmPit’ project which is looking at devices which will recognise odour with sensors … Continue reading

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13th May 2019 – The Magic of MRI

Dr Helen Beaumont of Manchester University will  talk to us about MRI: What is an MRI machine? How does it work? What can it measure? Why does it have to be so big, so loud, so expensive? And what can … Continue reading

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