Wednesday, 14 March 2018

17:00 - 18:00

University Of Bath

The networks of the brain show highly rhythmical activity in both wake and sleep. These rhythms are enormously important for determining how we think and act, and how quickly we accomplish these processes. I want to explore one area  in which brain rhythms are extremely important. We all posses an internal SatNav system that allows us to find our way around in familiar and novel environments and I will discuss how certain brain rhythms are essential for setting up this navigational system and modifying it to help us navigate our daily lives.


Professor Roland Jones is a Pharmacology Professor at the University of Bath. He is interested in synchrony and oscillations in brain networks in health and disease. His research focuses on the control of synchrony in neuronal networks of temporal lobe brain structures. In particular he is interested in how network activity is altered in epilepsy, and how abnormal network activity in epilepsy may be repaired by anticonvulsant drugs.


FAQs

 

How much do the tickets cost? 

The tickets are free of charge, but we do have an option for you to give a donation towards the organisation of the festival. The Bath Taps into Scinece Festival is run by the University of Bath, but is funded through sponsorship and donations, all money raised form your donations will suport the festival in 2019. You do not have to give a donation, it is completely optional. 


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

No, but the talk is not suitable for young children.

 

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is avaible at the University of Bath, which is free after 5pm, otherwise there are pay and display spaces avaible. For more details see the University of Bath parking webpages.

Buses run regualrly to the University of Bath from the centre of Bath. All the details of how to get to the University are on the University travel infromation webpages

 

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Ideally you will bring a printed ticket or use the Eventbrite app so we can check you in. If you don't have either on the day don't worry we can check you in manually using your name.

 

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, you can update your information on the eventbrite page up unitl the event. 

 

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes that is not a problem.

 

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

You can email us at bookings@bathtapsintoscience or call 01225 385418.



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