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Last week, the College of Science hosted its second Speed Science Talks, this year with the theme of neuroscience. Eleven presentations were delivered from a variety of faculty members in many departments in the College of Science with the goal of sharing their research interests and forming connections and collaborations among the many fields of neuroscience across campus.
Northeastern Psychology Professor Rebecca Shansky will head to Gaborone, Botswana this August to partake in the Dialogue with the Dalai Lama, hosted by the Mind and Life Institute. She will share her research on the brain's response to stress and trauma on stage with other neuroscientists, activists, and scholars.
Can disposable diapers help us understand a new technology that could reveal how the brain generates thoughts, feelings, behavior, and sensations? The answer is yes, according to neuroengineer Edward Boyden, who tonight will deliver the keynote address for Northeastern’s Brain Awareness Week.
Psychology professor Dr. Craig Ferris has partnered with Morgan University to give students unprecedented access to neuroscience and, in doing so, address the lack of diversity in science.
As a high school freshman in India, Jigar Mehta started a small nonprofit organization called Give a Week, which engaged students in community service projects for one week each month.