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Brain Research – Ask the Scientist! (BNA2019 public event)

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Trinity College Dublin

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Ever wondered what exciting and ground-breaking brain research is going on in Ireland? Well now is the time to find out! Join us for a stimulating afternoon in Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin when scientists from throughout Ireland will present their research to a public audience in just 5 minutes! You, the audience will vote for what you think is the best presentation – based on how engaging, entertaining and informative the speaker is. This will be followed by an opportunity to ask the scientists any question you have about the brain and their research....followed by a chat over a cup of tea & cake!

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Sabina Brennan, Trinity College Dublin: Resilience and Risk - Defying Dementia

  • Dr. Áine Kelly, Trinity College Dublin: Sweat and the Synapse

  • Prof. George Kernohan, Ulster University: How do we care for people with dementia?

  • Prof. Orla Hardiman, Trinity College Dublin & Beaumont Hospital: Clinical Trials in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - Past, Present and Future

With more to come!

Target audience: Members of the public, people living with brain disease and family carers, healthcare professionals, researchers and students

Contact for enquiries: Dr. Carol Rogan, Scientific Coordinator, Dementia and Neurodegeneration Network Ireland (DNNI). M: + 353 86 1451068; E: carol.rogan@alzheimer.ie

This is event is organised by the Dementia and Neurodegeneration Network Ireland (DNNI): DNNI is an innovative and ambitious all-Ireland research network, comprising over 60 leading Irish academics in the field. DNNI seeks to support and facilitate collaborative interdisciplinary research integrating the basic, clinical and social sciences. The aim is to bring about a demonstrable impact on dementia and neurodegeneration disease research, knowledge translation and policy development.

This event is FREE to attend, however booking is essential.

Brain Research - Ask the Scientist! is public event running as part of the BNA2019 Festival of Neursocience.


More about BNA2019 Festival of Neuroscience

The largest event of its kind throughout Europe in 2019, the British Neuroscience Association - in partnership with Neuroscience Ireland (NSI) and the British Society for Neuroendocrinology (BSN) - is excited to be bringing the international Festival of Neuroscience to Dublin, a city of culture, excitement and neuroscience!

Alongside a comprehensive scientific programme, an exciting public schedule of events and activities will take place around Dublin, warmly welcoming the public to engage with all things brain! Check out the full BNA2019 public programme here.

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