b'Neural Systems & BehaviourThe goal of researchers working within the Neural Research in Neural Systems, Cognition, andSystems & Behaviour thematic research area is to Behaviour combines core competencies in cellular,discover how behaviour and experience emerge from behavioural/cognitive neuroscience and neuralthe integrative activities of the nervous system.engineering with state-of-the-art technologies andWork in this stream spans multiple levels of analysis, methodologies, including intracranial recordings infrom synapse to large-scale functional networks, awake, behaving animals, human (3T) and smallfrom Drosophila and murine models to complex animal (7T) structural and functional magnetichuman cognition and behaviour, from infancy to old resonance imaging (MRI), electroencephalographyage. It brings together researchers from a range of (EEG), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) asbackgrounds, leveraging a variety of tools from well as behavioural, neuropsychological, and clinicalbiology, genetics, engineering, anatomy, physiology, assessments. The implementation of newendocrinology, pharmacology, neuropsychology, physics/imaging methods from preclinical to clinicallinguistics, psychology, psychiatry, mathematics, and MRI scanners, combining electrophysiology as well ascomputer science. Across these diverse perspectives structural and functional MRI methods will maximiseand techniques, researchers are seeking to better the translational value of MRI research.understand the brain systems that give rise to the fullspectrum of human cognition and behaviour, fromfunction to dysfunction and from health to disease. Other research groups associated with thistheme are led by Rhodri Cusack, Ruth Byrne,Paul Dockree, Louise Gallagher, KevinMitchell, Shane OMara, Mani Ramaswami,Richard Reilly, Tomas Ryan, Sven Vanneste. 7'