Events - Centre for Human Brain Health

The Centre hosts a mixture of monthly and annual events, the majority of which are held in hybrid format.

Upcoming Events 

Events & Meetings (past and present)

CHBH Seminar Series Programme (2023-2024)

Overview of the CHBH Seminar Series schedule for 2023-2024
 Date External Speaker Details

Thursday 22 February 2024


Professor Usha Goswami CBE, University of Cambridge

Dyslexia, Rhythm, Language and the Developing Brain

CHBH Hosts: Prof Ole Jensen / Dr Hyojin Park

Thursday 30 November 2023


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

Inducing short to medium neuroplastic effects with Transcranial Ultrasound Stimulation

CHBH Host: Dr Joe Galea

Thursday 12 October 2023



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 Voest

CHBH Seminar Series Programme (2022-2023)

 Date External Speaker Details

Friday 7th July 2023


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


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


Professor Giorgio Coricelli, University of Southern California

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

CHBH Host: Dr Clayton Hickey

Friday 26 May 2023


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


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       


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


Dr Lukas Rier, University of Nottingham

Finding markers of mild Traumatic Brain Injury using Magnetoencephalography

CHBH Host: Professor Ole Jensen

Friday 2 December 2022


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

CHBH Host: Dr Katja Kornysheva

Tuesday 1 November 2022


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

CHBH Host: Dr Wieske Van Zoest Dr Clayton Hickey

CHBH Seminar Series Programme (2021-2022)

 Date External Speaker Details

Friday 8 July 2022



Professor Ziv Williams, Harvard University

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

CHBH Host: Dr Patricia Lockwood

Thursday 7 July 2022


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


Dr Max Little, University of Birmingham

Causal bootstrapping - plug-in interventional machine learning

CHBH Host: Professor Hamid Dehghani

Tuesday 14 June 2022


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


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


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


Dr Devika Narain, Erasmus University Medical Center

Neural dynamics underlying Bayesian inference of time intervals

CHBH Host: Dr Katja Kornysheva


Thursday 31 March 2022


Dr Toby Wise, King's College London

The role of cognitive maps in flexible avoidance

CHBH Host: Dr Patricia Lockwood


Wednesday 23 February 2022


Dr Nils Kolling, University of Oxford

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

CHBH Host: Dr Patricia Lockwood


Thursday 16 December 2021


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 


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


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


Professor Anna Schubö, University of Marburg

How prior selections determine what we attend

CHBH Host: Dr Clayton Hickey

CHBH Seminar Series Programme (2020-2021)

 Date  External Speaker Details

Thursday 1 July 2021


Dr Catherine Tallon-Baudry, Ecole Normale Supérieure

Visceral inputs, brain dynamics and consciousness

CHBH Host: Dr Damian Cruse


Thursday 27 May 2021


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


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


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


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


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 


Professor Sam McDougle, Yale University

Strategic processes in human motor skill learning

CHBH Host: Dr Joe Galea

Thursday 29 October 2020


Dr Katja Kornysheva, Bangor University

Neural organization of movements for skilled sequence control

CHBH Host: Dr Joe Galea

Thursday 24 September 2020


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)

 Date External Speaker Details

Thursday 30 July 2020


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


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


Professor Nathan Weisz, University of Salzburg

Predictive listening as double-edged sword

CHBH Host: Dr Ali Mazaheri

Thursday 28 May 2020


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


Professor Sen Cheng, Ruhr-University Bochum

The temporal organization of episodic memory

CHBH Host: Dr Maria Wimber

Thursday 27 February 2020


Professor Anne Roefs, Maastricht University

The dynamic nature of food reward processing in the brain

CHBH Host: Professor Suzanne Higgs

Friday 31 January 2020


Dr Gemma Bale, Biomedical Optics Research Laboratory (UCL)

lluminating metabolism in sickness and in health

CHBH Host: Professor Hamid Dehghani

Thursday 5 December 2019


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. Each Lab within the CHBH holds their own regular meetings and coordination, for full list of Labs housed within and associated with the CHBH, please head over to the Labs, Groups & Networks page.


First Tuesday of the month


Multimodal Imaging Lunchtime Meetings

For further details please contact: Dr Katja Kornysheva.

Second Thursday of the month


CHBH Project Proposal Meetings 

For further details please contact: Dr Arkady Konovalov and/or

Third Thursday of the month


CHBH Research Discussion Meetings

For further details please contact