Departmental Seminar series
Our department has a regular weekly seminar program on Mondays during lunchtime (12:30 - 1:30pm) featuring both local and visitor speakers. At present the seminars are held online by Zoom. Presentations cover a range of topics relating to the field of translational neuroscience research across the spectrum from fundamental to clinical/applied research. The duration of presentation are approximately 35 - 40 minutes, followed by a Q&A session of 10 - 15 minutes. If you are interested in attending our seminars, please contact us and we will send you the details to login.
Our audience generally is made up of a mixture of all career level scientists, clinician researchers, and clinicians who do or have an interest translational neuroscience research. Everyone is welcome to attend.
- 9 May - Dr Brenton Hordacre (Guest speaker, NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow, Body in Mind Research group, University of South Australia) - Evidence for a Window of Enhanced Plasticity After Stroke: Clinical Implications and Future Opportunities
- 16 May - A/Prof Anneke van der Walt (Local speaker, Group leader Dept of Neuroscience), TBA
- 23 May - Mr Tom Burns (Guest speaker, Late stage PhD student, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Japan), Inhibition in memory and traumatic brain injury
- 30 May - Professor Raymond Norton and Dr Dorothy Wai (Guest speakers, MIPS), TBA
Here are a few of our International seminars that were recorded which you may be interested in seeing (view time - approximately 60 minutes).
Dr Cole Vonder Haar's presentation on using animal models for psychiatric impairments after brain injury.
Dr Paul van Donkelaar describes the different characterisations of intimate partner violence-related brain injury using measures of symptomology and cerebrovascular and cognitive-motor function.
A/Prof Andrei Irimia outlines recent findings on the relationship between mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), blood-brain barrier breakdown and white matter degradation.