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The ISSF supports a new and vigorous external speakers programme in the Neurohumanities that is managed by a cross-disciplinary seminar organizing committee. These are designed to bring STEM and humanities researches to reflect, discuss and think together, as well as to provide a platform for public engagement.

It further funds workshops and discussion meetings that connect STEM and Humanities.

It also provides seed grants for the development of new interdisciplinary research, particularly in the arts and humanities that connect to neuroscience and brain health.

Neurohumanities Public Talks 2019

All lectures will take place on Thursdays at 4:00PM unless otherwise stated and will be followed by a reception.

# Date Venue Speaker Topic
18 Dec 5th 2019 6.00pm Science Gallery Michael Gazzaniga, Sage Center for the Study of the Mind, UCSB On Being Human - The Story Telling Brain
17 Nov 27th 2019 12.00 noon TLRH German Labrador Mendez, Princeton University Spanish Trips. Drugs as cultural metaphors in Contemporary Spain
16 Nov 26th 2019 6.00pm Science Gallery Marco Bertamini, University of Liverpool Mirror Cognition. What we can learn from what people cannot learn about mirrors
15 Oct 3rd, 2019 5.00pm TLRH Lauri Nummenmaa, University of Turku

"The cinematic brain: Mapping the human emotion circuits with motion pictures”

14 Sept 24th, 2019 6.00pm-7.15pm ARTS BLOCK Kora Korzec eLife-Transforming the Publishing World as we know it
13 Sept 18th, 2019 9am -2.00pm TLRH Trinity's Unboxing Open Scholarship Series Research Impact & Evaluation in the Open Scholarship ERA
12 Sept 12th, 2019 6.30pm Ed Burke James Gleick, New York Times/Independent Nature of Time
11 Sept 5th, 2019 5.00pm Science Gallery Raymond Tallis, University of Liverpool 'Was Schubert a Musical Brain?'
10 Aug 28th, 2019 6.30pm Trinity Business School* Danielle Bassett, University of Pennsylvania What Does it Mean to Be Human?
9 July 4th, 2019 Science Gallery Tim Bayne, Monash University "Brain Decoding: How to Read Minds"
8 June 20th, 2019 LB11* Peter Whitehouse, Cleveland University "Exploring Neuroculture: science, ethics and humanities?"
7 May 16th, 2019 Science Gallery Robert Scanlan, Harvard University Beckett & the Mind
6 May 2nd, 2019 Science Gallery

Charles Weijer, Western University

“Consciousness Unbound: The ethics of neuroimaging after serious brain injury”

5 April 26th, 2019 Science Gallery Mike Eisen, UC Berkeley and Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Curing the Pathologies of Academic Publishing.
4 April 17th, 2019 Science Gallery* Invited Neuroscientists from TCIN as part of BNA festival. The Future of Depression
3 April 8th, 2019 Ed Burke Celeste Kidd, UC Berkeley Feminism & Academia
2 April 5th, 2019 Science Gallery Caitlin Vander Weele, MIT & Interstellate Neuroart
1 March 7th, 2019 JM Synge Francis Fallon, St. John's University Philosophy of Information
*complemenatry topic but organised by Science Gallery/BNA & TLRH as part of their programs.