Events at the Centre for Human Brain Health (CHBH)

The Centre hosts a mixture of monthly and annual events, the majority of which are held in hybrid format. Navigate through more details on each type of event activity in the drop-down lists displayed below.

CHBH Seminar Series Programme (2023-2024)

Each month a CHBH Principal Investigator and their lab team hosts an external speaker during a visit to the University and the CHBH. During the speaker's time here, they present a talk on their research and meet with various researchers across the CHBH and University.
Please see below table overviewing of the CHBH Seminar Series schedule for the above academic year, of which you can navigate through event pages, CHBH hosts and (where permissions have been granted) recordings of past Seminars.

 Date External Speaker Details

Thursday 25 April 2024

13:00-14:00

Professor Maria Chait, University College London

Talk title / event page to be confirmed (TBC) - link will be added here when it is confirmed

CHBH Host: Dr Hyojin Park

Thursday 21 March 2024

13:00-14:00

Dr Enrico Amico, Aston University

The quest for brain identification

CHBH Host: Prof Andrew Bagshaw

Thursday 22 February 2024

13:00-14:00

Professor Usha Goswami CBE, University of Cambridge

Dyslexia, Rhythm, Language and the Developing Brain

CHBH Hosts: Dr Hyojin Park

Thursday 25 January 2024

13:00-14:00

Professor Lucia Melloni, Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics

Using Adversarial Collaboration to Harness Collective Intelligence

Catch-up on this CHBH Seminar by accessing the recording here

CHBH Host: Prof Ole Jensen

Thursday 7 December 2023

13:00-14:00

Professor Mark Humphries, University of Nottingham

Tracking subjects' strategies in behavioural choice experiments at trial resolution

Catch-up on this CHBH Seminar by accessing the recording

CHBH Host: Dr Matthew Apps

Thursday 30 November 2023

13:00-14:00

Dr Elsa Fouragnan, Brain Research Imaging Centre, University of Plymouth

Inducing short to medium neuroplastic effects with Transcranial Ultrasound Stimulation

Catch-up on this CHBH Seminar by accessing the recording

CHBH Host: Dr Joe Galea

Thursday 12 October 2023

14:00-15:00

 

Professor Alan Kingstone, University of British Columbia

From controlled environments to complex realities: Exploring the interplay between perceived minds and attention 

CHBH Host: Dr Wieske Van Zoest

CHBH Seminar Series Programme (2022-2023)

Each month a CHBH Principal Investigator and their lab team hosts an external speaker during a visit to the University and the CHBH. During the speaker's time here, they present a talk on their research and meet with various researchers across the CHBH and University.
Please see below table overviewing of the CHBH Seminar Series schedule for the above academic year, of which you can navigate through event pages, CHBH hosts and (where permissions have been granted) recordings of past Seminars.
 Date External Speaker Details

Friday 7th July 2023

13:00-14:00

Professor Radoslaw Martin Cichy, Free University of Berlin 

Deep neural networks as scientific models of vision

CHBH Host: Prof Ole Jensen

Thursday 29 June 2023

13:00-14:00

Professor Martin Vinck, Ernst Strügmann Institute for Neuroscience

Cortical dynamics and inter-areal interactions in attention and prediction

CHBH Host: Prof Ole Jensen

Friday 16 June 2023

14:00-15:00

Professor Giorgio Coricelli, University of Southern California

Brain, emotion and decision-making: Learning from regret and envy

Catch-up on this Seminar by accessing the recording

CHBH Host: Dr Clayton Hickey

Friday 26 May 2023

13:00-14:00

Professor Sebastian Gluth, University of Hamburg

Information search in simple and multi-attribute value-based decisions

CHBH Host: Dr Arkady Konovalov

Wednesday 10 May 2023

13:00-14:00 

Professor Friedhelm Hummel, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) 

Non-invasive deep brain stimulation to modulate human behaviour

Catch-up on this Seminar by accessing the recording

CHBH Host: Dr Katja Kornysheva

Thursday 26 January 2023       

13:00-14:00

Professor Clare Press, Birkbeck, University of London / Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging (UCL)

The interdependence of learning and perception

CHBH Host: Professor Ole Jensen

Friday 13 January 2023

13:00-14:00

Dr Lukas Rier, University of Nottingham

Finding markers of mild Traumatic Brain Injury using Magnetoencephalography

CHBH Host: Professor Ole Jensen

Friday 2 December 2022

12:00-13:00

Professor N. Jon Shah, Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine at Forschungszentrum Jülich

Applications of Echo Planar Imaging with Keyhole (EPIK) to Layer-Specific fMRI and Oxygen Extraction Fraction

Catch-up on this CHBH Seminar by accessing the recording here

CHBH Host: Dr Katja Kornysheva

Tuesday 1 November 2022

13:00-14:00

Professor Stefan Van der Stigchel, Utrecht University

Evidence for the world as an external memory: A trade-off between internal and external visual memory storage

Catch-up on this CHBH Seminar by accessing the recording here

CHBH Host: Dr Wieske Van Zoest Dr Clayton Hickey

CHBH Seminar Series Programme (2021-2022)

Each month a CHBH Principal Investigator and their lab team hosts an external speaker during a visit to the University and the CHBH. During the speaker's time here, they present a talk on their research and meet with various researchers across the CHBH and University.
Please see below table overviewing of the CHBH Seminar Series schedule for the above academic year, of which you can navigate through event pages, CHBH hosts and (where permissions have been granted) recordings of past Seminars.
 Date External Speaker Details
 

Friday 8 July 2022

14:00-15:00

 

Professor Ziv Williams, Harvard University

Studying social cognition in animals and humans at a single cellular scale

Catch-up on this CHBH Seminar by accessing the recording here

CHBH Host: Dr Patricia Lockwood

Thursday 7 July 2022

13:00-14:00

Dr Hyungmin Kim, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST)

Recent Updates in Focused Ultrasound Neuromodulation

CHBH Host: Dr Sang-Hoon Yeo

 

Thursday 30 June 2022

13:00-14:00

Dr Max Little, University of Birmingham

Causal bootstrapping - plug-in interventional machine learning

Catch-up on this CHBH Seminar by accessing recording here

CHBH Host: Professor Hamid Dehghani

Tuesday 14 June 2022

13:00-14:00

Professor Thomas Graven-Nielsen, Aalborg University

Psychophysical and cortical effects in clinical and experimental musculoskeletal pain lasting for several days

CHBH Host: Dr Ali Mazaheri

 

Monday 30 May 2022

11:00-12:00

Professor Mark Bellgrove, Monash University

Update on the genetics of ADHD and the mechanistic insights offered by cognitive endophenotypes

CHBH Host: Dr Madgalena Chechlacz

 

Thursday 26 May 2022

13:00-14:00

Dr Tom Nightingale, University of Birmingham

Spinal cord stimulation to treat haemodynamic instability and improve exercise capacity following spinal cord injury

CHBH Host: Dr Ned Jenkinson /  Dr Sam Lucas

  

Thursday 28 April 2022

13:00-14:00

Dr Devika Narain, Erasmus University Medical Center

Neural dynamics underlying Bayesian inference of time intervals

CHBH Host: Dr Katja Kornysheva

 

Thursday 31 March 2022

13:00-14:00

Dr Toby Wise, King's College London

The role of cognitive maps in flexible avoidance

Catch-up on this CHBH Seminar by accessing the recording here

CHBH Host: Dr Patricia Lockwood

 

Wednesday 23 February 2022

13:00-14:00

Dr Nils Kolling, University of Oxford

Planning, motivation and decision making during reward-guided choice and learning

Catch-up on this CHBH Seminar by accessing the recording here

CHBH Host: Dr Patricia Lockwood

 

Thursday 16 December 2021

13:00-14:00

Professor Marco Idiart, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (UFRGS)

Can AI help us to understand how the brain processes language?

CHBH Host: Professor Ole Jensen

 

Thursday 25 November 2021 

13:00-14:00

Dr Kyung-Min An, Kanazawa University

Study on Child Development and Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders using Child-customized Magnetoencephalography 

CHBH Host: Professor Ole Jensen

 

Thursday 28 October 2021

13:00-14:00

Dr Andrew Reid & Dr Olivier Mougin, University of Nottingham

Investigating locus coeruelus anatomy using 7T MRI

CHBH Host: Dr Madgalena Chechlacz

 

Thursday 30 September 2021

13:00-14:00

Professor Anna Schubö, University of Marburg

How prior selections determine what we attend

CHBH Host: Dr Clayton Hickey

CHBH Seminar Series Programme (2020-2021)

Each month a CHBH Principal Investigator and their lab team hosts an external speaker during a visit to the University and the CHBH. During the speaker's time here, they present a talk on their research and meet with various researchers across the CHBH and University.
Please see below table overviewing of the CHBH Seminar Series schedule for the above academic year, of which you can navigate through event pages, CHBH hosts and (where permissions have been granted) recordings of past Seminars.
 Date  External Speaker Details
 

Thursday 1 July 2021

13:00-14:00

Dr Catherine Tallon-Baudry, Ecole Normale Supérieure

Visceral inputs, brain dynamics and consciousness

CHBH Host: Dr Damian Cruse

 

Thursday 27 May 2021

13:00-14:00

Dr Nicole Tang, University of Warwick

Coffee, orange juice, or both? Hybrid cognitive behavioural therapy for chronic pain and insomnia

CHBH Host: Dr Isabel Morales-Muñoz

 

Thursday 29 April 2021

13:00-14:00

Dr Eduardo M Moraud, Lausanne University Hospital

Towards closed-loop neuromodulation of brain and spinal circuits to alleviate gait and balance deficits in Parkinson's disease

CHBH Host: Dr John-Stuart Brittain

 

Thursday 4 March 2021

13:00-14:00

Dr Rebecca Hirst, Trinity College Dublin & Open Science Tools Ltd

Big multisensory data in The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA)

CHBH Host: Dr Ali Mazaheri

Thursday 28 January 2021

13:00-14:00

Dr Matias Ison, University of Nottingham

Combining methodologies to understand the brain: Insights from EEG, eye movements, and human single neuron recordings

CHBH Host: Dr Bernhard Staresina

Thursday 10 December 2020

13:00-14:00

Professor Cathy Price, Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging (UCL)

Predicting and explaining speech and language outcome and recovery in adult stroke survivors

CHBH Host: Dr Pia Rotshtein

 

Friday 20 November 2020 

15:00-16:00

Professor Sam McDougle, Yale University

Strategic processes in human motor skill learning

CHBH Host: Dr Joe Galea

Thursday 29 October 2020

13:00-14:00

Dr Katja Kornysheva, Bangor University

Neural organization of movements for skilled sequence control

CHBH Host: Dr Joe Galea

Thursday 24 September 2020

13:00-14:00

Dr Richard Addante, Florida Institute of Technology

Memory, Metacognition, & Mars: Contributions of Cognitive Neuroscience for Martian Habitats

CHBH Host: Dr Ali Mazaheri

CHBH Seminar Series Programme (2019-2020)

Each month a CHBH Principal Investigator and their lab team hosts an external speaker during a visit to the University and the CHBH. During the speaker's time here, they present a talk on their research and meet with various researchers across the CHBH and University.
Please see below table overviewing of the CHBH Seminar Series schedule for the above academic year, of which you can navigate through event pages, CHBH hosts and (where permissions have been granted) recordings of past Seminars.
 Date External Speaker Details

Thursday 30 July 2020

13:00-14:00

Dr Patricia Lockwood, University of Birmingham

How do we learn which of our actions help ourselves and others? How willing are people to put in effort to help themselves and others? And how does social learning and decision-making change across the lifespan and in psychiatric and neurological disorders?

CHBH Host: Professor Ole Jensen

Thursday 30 July 2020

13:00-14:00

Dr Matthew Apps, University of Birmingham

Why do we find things effortful? Why does this effect our motivation to keep doing activities? and how does this change during social interactions? 

CHBH Host: Professor Ole Jensen

Thursday 25 June 2020

13:00-14:00

Professor Nathan Weisz, University of Salzburg

Predictive listening as double-edged sword

CHBH Host: Dr Ali Mazaheri

Thursday 28 May 2020

13:00-14:00

Dr Massieh Moayedi, University of Toronto

Understanding the neural mechanisms of individual differences in pain using a translational framework

CHBH Host: Dr Ali Mazaheri

Thursday 12 March 2020

13:00-14:00

Professor Sen Cheng, Ruhr-University Bochum

The temporal organization of episodic memory

CHBH Host: Dr Maria Wimber

Thursday 27 February 2020

13:00-14:00

Professor Anne Roefs, Maastricht University

The dynamic nature of food reward processing in the brain

CHBH Host: Professor Suzanne Higgs

Friday 31 January 2020

13:00-14:00

Dr Gemma Bale, Biomedical Optics Research Laboratory (UCL)

lluminating metabolism in sickness and in health

CHBH Host: Professor Hamid Dehghani

Thursday 5 December 2019

13:00-14:00

Dr Dennis Chan, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience (UCL)

In with the new: the changing environment of Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis

Internal Supra (Cross-Lab) Meetings

Please find below list of recurring CHBH Internal Supra (Cross-Lab) Collaborative Meetings. Please note that this list does not include all individual lab meetings, of which each of the CHBH's Principal Investigators Chair on their own lab's timetable. If you would like to reach out to a specific Principal Investigator on their own lab's individual meetings, please visit the CHBH Research Theme pages, where Principal Investigators are listed by their respective research areas. 

RecurrenceDetails

Weekly on Tuesdays 

11:30-12:30

Systems Neuroscience Journal Club Meetings

For further details please contact: Prof Ole Jensen or Qiaoyu (Chloe) Chen / live schedule for these meetings can be found on the journal club webpage.

First Tuesday of the month

12:30-13:30

Multimodal Imaging Lunchtime Meetings

For further details please contact: Dr Katja Kornysheva / live schedule for these meetings can be found on the Google Sheet.

Second Thursday of the month

12:00-13:00

CHBH Project Proposal Meetings 

For further details please contact: Dr Arkady Konovalov and/or chbh@contacts.bham.ac.uk.

First Monday of the month

Motor Neuroscience Group Meetings

For further details please contact: Poppy Aves. 

Conferences and Workshops

The CHBH has been proud to host a number of conferences, workshops and public engagement activities over the years. Please see below list encompassing past, present and future activity of this type. 
 Date Details

2024 (TBC)

MEG UKI 2024 - Please contact Dr Andrew Quinn for more information

2024 (TBC)

CuttingGardensEEG 2024 - Please contact Dr Barbara Pomiechowska for more information

Wednesday 11 September - 

Sunday 15 September 2024

fNIRS 2024 - VIII Biennial Meeting of the Society for functional near-infrared spectroscopy (SfNIRS) 

 

Monday 15th July -

Wednesday 17th July 2024

Birmingham-Leiden Computational Social Cognition Summer School

Friday 10 May -

Sunday 12 May 2024

Control Processes Conference 2024

Saturday 16th March - 

Sunday 17th March 2024

 Brain Awareness Week 2024 #UoBBAW

Saturday 18 March 2023

Brain Awareness Week 2023 #UoBBAW

Thursday 13 October 2022

 Quantum Neuroscience: Inauguration of the OPM facility at the CHBH

Sunday 28 August - 

Thursday 1 September 2022

 

The 22nd International Conference on Biomagnetism (BIOMAG 2022)

Tuesday 24 May -

Wednesday 25 May 2022

The British Association of Cognitive Neuroscience (BACN) Annual Scientific Meeting (2022)

Saturday 19 March 2022

Sunday 20 March 2022

Brain Awareness Week 2022 #UoBBAW

Wednesday 31 March 2021

Let's talk about Autism: Diversity & Inclusion #U21Autism2021

Monday 15 March -

Sunday 21 March 2021

 

Brain Awareness Week 2021 #UoBBAW - Online Only due to COVID-19

December 2020

The CHBH & IMH Outreach Workshop: Overcoming self/other affective boundaries

November 2020

The CHBH & Birmingham Brazil Forum: Sleep Medicine and Research at the São Paulo Sleep Institute

July 2020

MMIN Lunchtime Early Career Researcher Careers Series

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