Welcome to the 2017 Committee

Happy New Year from SOBR! The 2016 Committee is proud of our hard-work and achievements in the last year to keep up the standard set by previous years. But now our time is up! Thank you to all of the students, sponsors, volunteer judges and reviewers, VIPs, and invited speakers who contributed to an exciting year! We are pleased to announce the 2017 committee and are excited to see what they bring to SOBR this year. 2017 Committee President – Caitlin Yolland, Swinburne University of Technology Vice-President – Leonie Duehlmeyer,…

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2016 Student Symposium Wrap Up and Results

The 2016 SOBR Student Symposium was a stimulating and successful day last Friday 18 November. Yet again, the research presented by current brain research students was fantastic. Excitingly, this year attracted TWO interstate neuroscience students from ANU to attend and present oral presentations. Congratulations to all participating students, and special mention to the 2016 oral and poster presentation winners. The 2016 winners: Oral Presentations: Australasian Neuroscience Society Research Bursary – Rose Crossin (The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health) Remika Mito (The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health)…

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EXTENSION for Abstract Submission 2016

The 2016 SOBR Committee has received many high-quality abstracts and to give opportunity to those who may have missed Friday’s deadline, we have extended our period of accepted abstracts. Please submit by Saturday 15 October (n.b. this will be the final deadline). To submit an abstract, please complete and submit this form. Registration remains free and can be done using this form at any time (please note this needs to completed separately from the abstract submission form, and delegates are welcome to attend with or without also submitting an abstract)….

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Final Speaker Announcement

SOBR is very excited to announce A/Prof Naotsugu Tsuchiya, along with Professor Ingrid Scheffer AO, will be joining us on Friday 18 November at Storey Hall, RMIT University. Click attending to our Facebook event and make sure you submit your abstract before 30 September! And remember, you don’t need to be presenting your research to attend! Register and come along to support your fellow brain researchers.

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Abstract Submission Open for 2016 Student Symposium!

The 2016 SOBR Committee is very excited to announce that abstract submission is open for the 2016 SOBR Student Symposium!! Download the form from Dropbox: http://bit.ly/SOBRabstract2016 Important information: Date: Friday 18th November 2016 Location: Storey Hall, RMIT University, Melbourne Abstract submissions close: Friday 30th September 2016 Registration: http://bit.ly/SOBRSymp2016 Our first plenary speaker announcement is Professor Ingrid Scheffer AO. To find out more about Professor Ingrid Scheffer’s work check out her website: http://www.ingridscheffer.com/ Don’t be discouraged if you don’t have any work to submit – register anyway to support and meet…

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A HUGE THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

We look forward to seeing you at the professional development dinner on Wednesday 25 May 2016 SOBR 2016 PARTNER Department of Physiology, Monash University This is about the Biomedicine Discovery Institute Neuroscience (BDI). The Department of Physiology is part of the BDI. Monash has a strong national profile in Neuroscience, having achieved the maximum ranking (ERA 5, well above the world average) in both ERA assessments. Our BDI Neuroscience Program has a strong network of Monash partners including the Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience (MICCN) and the Australian…

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MEDIA RELEASE

Beyond the Lab: Rebranding your Science Australia’s future neuroscientists will converge at the State Library of Victoria on 25 May for the Students of Brain Research (SOBR) Network’s annual professional development dinner. Victorian Lead Scientist, Leonie Walsh, and prominent consumer psychologist and regular on the Gruen Transfer, Adam Ferrier, will speak on the theme of “Beyond the Lab: Rebranding your Science” to an audience of students and VIPs from top brain research institutes and industry. “This year’s dinner is an important event for the Victorian neuroscience community, said Tom Burns,…

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