Insights into the workings of the brain revealed in lectures

Two outstanding PhD graduates from our University return this week to present their research to a public audience.

The College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology is holding two Doctoral Inaugural Lectures on Wednesday the 21 June from 5pm in the Centre for Medicine Building Lecture Theatre.

These lectures, hosted by the Graduate School, see the return of two recent PhD graduates to the University to deliver public lectures on the topic of their research.

The first lecture will be given by Dr Mike Jay who completed his PhD at the Department of Neuroscience, Behaviour and Psychology and he will talk on the subject ‘Characterisation and the role of dopaminergic neurons during movement’.

The second lecture will be on ‘Causes of brain injury associated with cardiac interventions’ and will be given by Dr Nikil Patel who graduated with his PhD from the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences in 2015.

Both lectures will be held on Wednesday 21 June, 5pm – 6pm, in the Centre for Medicine Building Lecture Theatre. The lectures are free and open to the public, and will be followed by a reception

All University staff and students and members of the public are invited to attend the Doctoral Inaugural Lectures. Entry is free, but seats must be booked in advance. You can book your seats here.