b'3 Global Brain Health Institute at TCINProgram, is training and supporting a new generationof leaders that will translate research evidence intoeective policy and practice in the dementia space. It has had a huge impact on TCIN. GBHI has allowedfor new PIs to be recruited and to build scale in thearea of brain ageing and dementia. It provides newspace, comprising the ground floor of the Lloydbuilding, and infrastructure, as well as theopportunity and the challenge, to create a newresearch ecosystem in which insights, technologiesand innovations in Neuroscience are channeledthrough cross-disciplinary, public/private, andGBHI Fellows attending an annual conference in Brazil. international collaborations to address issues of brainhealth, cognitive ageing and dementia. It will impactthis huge societal challenge of the 21st Century at allIn 2015, Trinity College launched the Global Brain levels, ranging from education and policy, throughHealth Institute (GBHI), which aims to reduce the the development of diagnostic technologies andscale and impact of dementia around the world therapeutic strategies and prevention, to social and(www.gbhi.org). GBHI, led and driven in Ireland by clinical care delivery for people with dementia.TCIN PIs Brian Lawlor and Ian Robertson, is a With the energetic current leadership and excitingcollaboration with the University of California new recruits at GBHI, TCIN has an opportunity to be asupported by a $177 million grant from Atlantic major international hub in this burgeoning field andPhilanthropies, the largest single philanthropic to develop an increased focus on cognitive ageinginvestment in Ireland. Its core activity, delivered and dementia prevention.4 Neurohumanities Shane O\'Mara, Kevin Mitchell, Fiona Newell, Veronicathough the Atlantic Fellows for Equity in Brain HealthNeuroscience has captured the public imaginationlike no other field and is an increasingly attractive OKeane and Simon McCarthy Jones -who havearea for teaching, research and innovation. In independently written popular books and/oraddition to its fundamental and clinical interest, participated extensively in public engagement.Neuroscience is inspiring new advances in artificial Through these and other mechanisms, TCIN helpsintelligence, neuromorphic engineering and build cross-disciplinary, local and internationalbrain-machine communication.More generally, the connections that develop and representcentrality of the brain in all of human experience is Neuroscience, in its broadest sense, to students,now widely appreciated.A Wellcome Trust researchers and the public.International Strategic Support Fund award to TCIN(2016-2021) has allowed the Institute to initiateinterdisciplinary research and public engagementactivities in all new and emerging areas ofNeuroscience. A novel programme in the Prof Stephen Pinker,"Neurohumanities," brings Neuroscientists together Harvard delivers awith members of Science Gallery Dublin and the neurohumanitieslecture entitledTrinity Long Room Hub (interdisciplinary Humanities Enlightenmentgroup) and international collaborators to address Now, A Manifesto topics such as aesthetics, communication (prose and for Science, Reason,poetry), power, identity, alienation, and medical Humanism andethics.Its public talk series has been a highlight, Progress.hosting inspirational cross disciplinary speakersincluding Daniel Dennett, Steven Pinker and JamesGleick. This new programme adds to individualeorts by many TCIN PIs - notably Ian Robertson,3'