Love Your Brain Campaign

National Brain Awareness Week runs from March 11th to 17th. NSI are delighted to be part of the Love Your Brain campaign which aims to promote greater awareness and understanding of the brain and brain conditions as well as the need for investment in services, research and prevention.

Check out the dedicated website  www.loveyourbrain.ie which includes videos and information as well as a calendar of events happening around the country. You can also follow the campaign on social media #loveyourbrain2019 #brainawarenessweek2019

NSI Brain Awareness Week event

NSI Brain Awareness Week event

Massive congratulations to Richard Roche, Áine Kelly and Svetlana Rudenko on their successful application to FENS and the Dana Foundation for the Neuroscience Ireland Brain Awareness Week event “Painting Music: sound as vision via synaesthesia“. The complete list of successful applications under this scheme can be found here.

In this event, the remarkable nature of how sensory information is processed in the brain will be conveyed through music and art, through live simultaneous performance of a synaesthete musician, Svetlana Rudenko,  and a synaesthete artist, Timothy Layden.

Date:         Thursday 14th March 2019
Time:        4 pm
Location: Regent House, TCD.

Book tickets here.

NSI welcomes new Communications Officer!

NSI welcomes new Communications Officer!

Neuroscience Ireland is delighted to welcome and introduce its new Communications Officer Dr Michelle Roche from NUI Galway. Michelle has been a member of Neuroscience Ireland since it was established and joined the Council in 2015. Good luck in your new role Michelle – we’re delighted to have you on board!

Congratulations to all of our BNA2019 Bursary winners!

Congratulations to all of our BNA2019 Bursary winners!

 

Congratulations to all of the winners of the NSI Travel Bursaries for the BNA2019 Festival of Neuroscience. These were generously sponsored by Science Foundation Ireland and the Galway Neuroscience Centre.

  • Veronica Alamilla from Eilis Dowd’s group at NUIG
  • Enrico Bagnoli from Una Fitzgerald’s group at NUIG
  • Sibylle Beche from Kumlesh Dev’s group at TCD
  • Rory Boyle from Robert Whelan’s group at TCD
  • Audrey Bradford from Andrew Irving’s group at UCD
  • Silvia Cabre from Eilis Dowd’s group at NUIG
  • Luke Davidson from Kumlesh Dev’s group at TCD
  • Natalie DeSanctis from John Kelly’s group at NUIG
  • Caitlin Devine from Elaine Murray’s group at UU
  • Francesco Donoso from John Cryan’s group at UCC
  • Nadja Enz from Robert Whelan’s group at TCD
  • Mehnaz Ferdousi from David Finn’s group at NUIG
  • John Mark Fitzpatrick from Eric Downer’s group at TCD
  • Christine Fulling from John Cryan’s group at UCC
  • Rachel Furlong from Cora O’Neill’s group at UCC
  • Elena Garcia from Niamh O’Sullivan’s group at UCD
  • Jessica Gaspar from David Finn’s group at NUIG
  • Beatriz Gil from Caroline Herron’s group at UCD
  • Therese Gilligan from Arun Bokde’s group at TCD
  • Laurena Holleran from Gary Donohoe’s group at NUIG
  • Edel Hughes from Michelle Roche’s group at NUIG
  • Rachel Humphrey from Michelle Roche’s group at NUIG
  • Anirudh Jaisimha from Barry Boland’s group at UCC
  • Rachel Kelly from Eilis Dowd’s group at NUIG
  • Coral Lapsley from Elaine Murray’s group at UU
  • Orla Mannion from David Finn’s group at NUIG
  • Fiona Martyn from Dara Cannon’s group at NUIG
  • Sarah McComish from Maeve Caldwell’s group at TCD
  • Claire McGrory from Declan McLoughlin’s group at TCD
  • Conor McVeigh from Jana Hasse’s group at UCD
  • Megan Ni Bhroin from Arun Bokde’s group at TCD
  • Sarah Nicolas from Yvonne Nolan’s group at UCC
  • Sarah O’Donovan from Cora O’Neill’s group at UCC
  • Adaobi Okolo from Karen Doyle’s group at NUIG
  • Matheus Oliveira from Shane O’Mara’s group at TCD
  • Eoin O’Neill from Andrew Harkin’s group at TCD
  • Emer Power from David Finn’s group at NUIG
  • James Prendergast from Karen Doyle’s group at NUIG
  • Laura Rai from Robert Whelan’s group at TCD
  • Aoife Sweeney from Peter Passmore’s group at QUB
  • Aoife Thornton from Michelle Roche’s group at NUIG