Liverpool Neuroscience Group - Winter Gala 2019: Fooling The Senses

Liverpool Neuroscience Group - Winter Gala 2019:

Fooling The Senses
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Bluecoat - School Lane, L1 3BX view map & directions

14:45 - 21:00

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A Celebration of Multisensory Neuroscience!

As part of our mission to increase public engagement with neuroscience research, the LNG is organising a festive celebration of Multisensory Neuroscience, featuring mince pies, presentations from local researchers, and a keynote lecture on Neurogastronomy by Professor Charles Spence. It promises to be a multisensory feast!      


Public Event – Registration Required

Registration includes attendance, tea & coffee, mince pies, & a glass of wine at the drinks reception.

We are asking all attendees to make a small contribution (£5) to the cost of the event. Thanks to support from our partner institutions, the LNG will be subsidising the remaining costs.

Tickets must be booked by 20/11/2019. There is a strict capacity limit, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

To Register - Visit: https://lng.org.uk/winter2019




(subject to change)

2.45 - Registration - Please bring your printed tickets / e-tickets.

3.00 - Welcome

  Presentation 1: Dr Sylvia Terbeck, Liverpool John Moores University - "Other People, Vodka, and Propanolol"

  Presentation 2: Professor Charles Leek, University of Liverpool - "The Mystery of Human Vision: Is Seeing Believing?"

  Presentation 3: Sofia Sacchetti, Liverpool John Moores University - "The Body Seen, The Body Felt"

  Ig Nobel Prize Presentation: Professor Francis McGlone, Liverpool John Moores University - "Itching For Answers"

4.30 - Break: Tea, Coffee & Mince Pies + Activities

5.00 - Keynote Presentation: Professor Charles Spence, University of Oxford - "Neurogastronomy"

6.00 - Thanks To Speakers / Afternoon Meeting Close

6.15 - Dr Matteo Borrini, Liverpool John Moores University & Liverpool Mahatma Magic Circle

7.00 - Music, Wine, & Networking.

  Featuring: The Halcyon Syncopaters (fb.me/HalcyonSyncopators)

  The Bluecoat bar will be open to purchase additional drinks.

9.00 - End