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December 7, 2017: Franziskus Liem on "Brain health - Individualizing neuroscience"

Dr. Franziskus Liem will present a talk on "Brain health - Individualizing neuroscience" as part of the DSI's Brown Bag Lunches. Please register with the DSI if you wish to attend. All information is available here.


October 25, 2017: Healthy Ageing at Zurich meets Hongkong

On October 25, 2017, Prof. Mike Martin, Dr. Christina Röcke and Dr. Susan Mérillat will participate in a symposium with colleagues from The University of Hongkong as part of "Zurich meets Hongkong". The title of the symposium is "Working together towards the WHO Decade of Healthy Aging 2020-2030".


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April 2017: Prof. Dr. Alexandra M. Freund at conference Aging & Cognition 2017

«Motivation, Emotion and Cognition» was the topic of keynote talk of
development psychologist Prof. Dr. Alexandra M. Freund. UZH reports on their website under the topic «Der Weg wird zum Ziel» (The journey becomes the reward) :


April 2017: 2nd EUCAS and 4th International Conference on Aging & Cognition 2017 in Zurich

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March 2017: Visiting Researcher David Almeida

From 14 – 22 March Prof. David Almeida will be a guest at URPP


March 2 & 3, 2017: First Brainhack Zurich: Open tools for reproducible neuroscience

We are happy to announce the first Brainhack in Zurich. It will be held at the University Research Priority Program Dynamics of Healthy Aging at UZH on March 2 & 3 2017 as part of Brainhack Global.
The Zurich Brainhack will focus on introductory hands-on tutorials on tools for (neuroimaging) data analysis to promote reproducible science. Furthermore, the event aims to connect the Swiss neuroscience community by providing a space for open discussion.
The admission is free but registration until February 24 is required. More information on
If you would like to propose a project or topic to be discussed during the brainhack Zürich, don't hesitate to get in touch with us:
We hope to see you soon,
Amelie Haugg, Franz Liem, Jessica Oschwald, Frank Scharnowski, Ronald Sladky, Vivian Steiger

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