Connecting the Heart and Brain 29 Sept 2018

Connecting the Heart and Brain Symposium 13h00-16h30, Saturday 29 September 2018 Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Observatory, Cape Town Heart and brain function are connected via complex mechanisms. This synchronised function has important clinical implications for diagnosis and treatment. The science behind this connection will be introduced and Read more about Connecting the Heart and Brain 29 Sept 2018[…]


In honour of ‘National Science Month’, please join us for a series of interdisciplinary talks on the mammalian brain, from its structure, function and evolution 7-15 August 2018, Origins Centre Museum, University of the Witwatersrand. The symposium comprises cutting-edge research, not only in our species, but also in earlier hominins. It also includes talks on Read more about “RETHINKING” THE BRAIN AND ITS EVOLUTION[…]

3 Day Course: High Performance Computing for Freesufer and Neuroimaging

Dr Stefan du Plessis is offering a course on High Performance Computing for Freesurfer and Neuroimaging.  This 3 day course (26 – 28 November 2018) will be held at the Centre for High Performance Computing in Cape Town.       Please find further information on the outcomes, requirements and cost in the flyer CHPC 2018 Read more about 3 Day Course: High Performance Computing for Freesufer and Neuroimaging[…]

MA Cognitive Science Aix-Marseille University

New MA in Cognitive Science Aix-Marseille University Opening in September 2018! Supported by the Institute of Language, Communication and the Brain, MaSCo, the MA in Cognitive Science of Aix-Marseille University, provides an advanced knowledge on human cognition, as well as a technological and methodological expertise in evaluation, analysis and modelling of cognitive processes, with cerebral Read more about MA Cognitive Science Aix-Marseille University[…]

PhD and postdoc positions in France

*2 PhD grants and 2 postdoc positions (2-year)* *at Aix-Marseille/Avignon *on Language, Communication and the Brain* The Center of Excellence on Brain and Language (BLRI, and the Institute of Language, Communication and the Brain (ILCB, ) award : – *2 PhD grants (3-year)* on any topic that falls within the area of language, Read more about PhD and postdoc positions in France[…]

BAW-Addiction Education Posters

As part of our Brain Awareness Week initiatives, SANS would like to share these addiction education posters that can be put up at schools, doctors rooms or community centres. If you feel inspired to translate the posters into an African language and design more African specific illustrations, please contact [email protected] There are fantastic prizes up Read more about BAW-Addiction Education Posters[…]

Call for Mentors in Mental Health Research

SANS, in partnership with the Society of Neuroscientists of Africa (SONA), has launched the Neuroscience Mentorship and Capacity Development Program which aims to build capacity in the field of mental health research in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. Please take a look at the call for mentors for more information and get involved Read more about Call for Mentors in Mental Health Research[…]