NBNC 2015


The University of Exeter will be hosting the first National Student’s Brains and Nerves research conference on 31st October 2015. 

 “Interested in the human nervous system? Find the human brain fascinating? Want to know about career options related to the nervous system and how to improve your CV to reach those goals?

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the questions above, the National Brain & Nerves Conference 2015 will be a useful guide for you in shaping your career path, no matter where you are in your stage of training. You can listen to specialist speakers on a range of subjects (including, but not limited to neurosurgery, interventional neuroradiology, aphantasia, neuropsychiatry and myelination in the peripheral nervous system) and can pick their brains on how to make it in their field.

The conference also features various workshops such as ‘How to get published’ or ‘How to improve your CV’ in your chosen neurological field.

The event will take place on Saturday 31st October between 10:00 and 16:00 in The Research, Innovation, Learning and Development Centre (RILD) at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital Campus.

An early-bird price of £15 is available until the 10th October 2015 on http://brainnervesconference2015.bpt.me/

For further details, please contact brainnervesconference2015@gmail.com or visit their Facebook page on https://www.facebook.com/brainnervesconference2015.

If you are travelling from afar please let them know as they are in the process of trying to organise a conference hotel discount!

TED Talks

Want to give your brain some light exercise after a long summer holiday and in preparation for the new academic year? Here is a great collection of TED talks on the brain, touching on topics such as evolutionary biology, neural plasticity and neurogenomics!


Harvard Neurosurgery Conference 2015

Glasgow Neuro Soc will be hosting its annual conference on Saturday 3rd October at the Royal College of Surgeons Glasgow.

This year speakers are:

Professor Robert Martuza: Chief of Neurosurgery at Harvard in the United States, and voted one of the world’s top neurosurgeons for the past ten years;

Professor Alim Louis Benabid: the world renowned neurosurgeon from France who pioneered deep brain stimulation;

Miss Helen Fernandes: Director of Paediatric Neurosurgery at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge;

Mr George Samandouras: Co-Director of the Victor Horsley Department of Neurosurgery at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queens Square London, and the author of the best selling Oxford University Press “The Neurosurgeon’s Handbook”.

Wow! This years conference is open to all medical students, junior doctors, registrars and consultants from across the UK.

Please see the Facebook page (www.facebook.com/GlasgowNeuroGroup) for further details.


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Welcome to the Keele Neuro Society (KNS) website! We aim to reach out towards students with a current interest in neuroscience, neurology and/ or neurosurgery, and to encourage new interest in these exciting subject areas. We host events with prominent medical clinicians and researchers who are in the top of their field, as well as providing revision resources to aid in the neuro aspect of the Keele Medical Curriculum. Sign up on the SU societies website and our Facebook page to keep updated on our latest events!

The KNS Committee