Upcoming Events

Presentations and Meetings are held regularly throughout the year, including our annual Symposium.

Brain Sciences UNSW Colloquia are held on a bi-monthly basis. The colloquia reflect the inter-disciplinary nature and cross-faculty interest of Brain Sciences UNSW.

All are welcome. If you would like to be informed of upcoming events please email your contact details to BrainSciences@unsw.edu.au

Past Colloquia  |  Past Presentations & Meetings


Monday, 4 September 2017 - 4:00pm

The third in the series of Brain Sciences UNSW Colloquia 2017.  All welcome.

Professor Julian Trollor (UNSW School of Psychiatry), “What can ‘Big Data’ tell us about health inequalities for people with intellectual disability?”; Professor Stewart Einfeld (The University of Sydney, Brain and Mind Centre), “Gene-to-behaviour pathways in intellectual disability syndromes”; Assoc.Prof. Tony Roscioli (UNSW Prince of Wales Clinical School), “From genomic diagnoses to treatments in intellectual disability”.  Chairperson – Scientia Professor Philip Mitchell (UNSW School of Psychiatry). 

Monday 4 September, 4 – 5 pm; followed by refreshments.

Location: Black Dog Institute Lecture Theatre G39, Hospital Road, Prince of Wales Hospital
Image - Shifting Landscapes in Medical Research Funding – recent policy developments

Wednesday, 13 September 2017 - 8:30am to 11:30am

This seminar aims to inform researchers about the changing landscape of acquiring research funding. The NHMRC restructure and the MRFF signal significant changes. This series aims to encourage researchers to start planning their strategies. Presentations from Professors Nicholas Fisk (DVCR), Anthony Kelleher (Acting Dean of Medicine), Phoebe Phillips (NHMRC Structural Review Committee) with other eminent leaders, will discuss the changes and opportunities and what they mean for research at UNSW.

Location: Leighton Hall
Contact for inquiries: michelle.bonello@unsw.edu.au
Booking deadline: Tuesday, 12 September 2017 - 8pm

Thursday, 14 September 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, 15 September 2017 - 5:00pm

You are cordially invited to the fourth annual NSW Inter-University Neuroscience and Mental Health Conference for an exciting 2-day meeting at Western Sydney University on 14-15th September 2017.  The conference will be an open meeting with a call for papers (15 minute oral) and posters for sessions and streams over two days. 

We are very pleased to announce the following plenary speakers:

  • Professor Andrew Nierenberg - Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard University USA
  • Associate Professor Brett Graham - The University of Newcastle

Please submit your abstract here by August 11th, 2017 (please register before submitting)

Abstracts can be submitted as oral or poster. Selected abstracts will be chosen for oral presentation (those not selected will be poster presentations). 

There will be two prizes of $500 for the best student oral, and best student poster presentation. 

Registration fees: 

Early bird (until 11th August): $100 Academic/Professional, $50 Students (undergrad/postgrad/HDR).

From 12th August 2017: Academic/Professional $120, Students $60.

This includes catering across the 2 days.

Register here by August 31, 2017 (abstract submissions after the 11th August will be poster only)

Organising committee contacts:

Dr Morven CameronDr Yossi BuskilaDr Rose ChesworthProf John MorleyMrs Sue Nile

View the flyer here.

Location: School of Medicine, Western Sydney University, Campbelltown campus