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Riyadh Teachers’ Forum

Posted by on 10 July 2018, 01:00 pm

Baroness Greenfield will be speaking at the Riyadh Teachers’ Forum in August. This event is designed to accelerate change in the Saudi Arabian education system. Teachers from around the globe will gather in Riyadh to share experiences and expertise with their Saudi Arabian colleagues, discussing the latest in best-practice approaches to a range of issues – everything from teaching 21st century skills to engaging parents in the learning process. Through a series of keynote presentations, panel-based workshop sessions and focus group discussions, the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education – with input provided by the OECD – hopes to revitalise the country’s teaching profession and equip teachers with the necessary tools to prepare their students for the challenges of the 21st century.

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The Oxford Medical Lecture Club

Posted by on 20 June 2018, 09:59 am

Baroness Greenfield will be talking to The Oxford Medical Lecture Club on June 25th, the talk is titled: A novel approach to understanding and treating Alzheimer's disease.

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Probus event at Phyliss Court

Posted by on 1 June 2018, 10:04 am

Baroness Susan Greenfield will be speaking at the Probus event held at Phyllis Court on Tuesday 5th June, her talk will be titled – The Impact of Technology on Ageing; Insights from the Brain Sciences.

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Neuro-Bio Grand Opening May 2018

Posted by on 31 May 2018, 12:54 pm

The Grand opening of the newly refurbished Labs and offices was hosted by Lord James Arbuthnot at Neuro-Bio's office in Culham, The celebration encompassed many guest speakers, including Baroness Greenfield the company CEO, Professor Margaret Esiri DM a Professor at Oxford University and video messages from Mr Yates AM, Dr Gregory Cole and Dr Richard Mohs. For more information on the event please click here.

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Women of the Future Network lunch 2018

Posted by on 18 May 2018, 09:21 am

Women of the Future Network lunch is being held at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show on Wednesday 23rd May, Baroness Greenfield is delighted to be in attendance.

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BBC Radio 4’s You and Yours consumer programme

Posted by on 18 May 2018, 09:12 am

Baroness Greenfield will be speaking on BBC Radio 4’s You and Yours consumer programme with Belinda Parmar. They will be discussing so-called technology addictions and the impacts this has on our brains. The programme is due to air at the end of May.

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Learnfest 6th June 2018

Posted by on 17 May 2018, 09:46 am

Baroness Greenfield is delighted to be taking part in this years Learnfest 2018, in Windermere. Her talk is titled: The Impact of Technology on Risk Management, Leadership and Creativity: In Neuroscience Perspective. To book tickets or to find out more, please click here.

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Greek Tragedy and Neuroscience

Posted by on 16 November 2017, 09:06 pm

In this article she shows how in turn the three great Greek tragedians raised questions and issues that have parallels in neuroscience. Aeschylus emphasised fate at the expense of the individual, arguably corresponding to genetic determinism; Sophocles paid more attention to the individual, albeit with no free will, - a subject tackled in the pioneering experiments of the 20th neuroscientist Benjamin Libet.

Finally, Euripides highlighted the inner conflicts within each one of us, the 'wine' force of abandonment versus the 'bread' force of reason, which correspond, respectively under-functioning and full functioning of a key part of the brain (prefrontal cortex).


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Latest reviews of Baroness Greenfield's book A Day in the Life of the Brain

Posted by on 2 July 2017, 05:13 pm

Latest reviews in the  Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday of Baroness Greenfield's book  A Day in the Life of the Brain

Daily Mail: Must Readsa detailed study of 24 hours in the brain… an intriguing glimpse into the enigma of our inner lives

 

Mail on Sunday – The Best Paperbacks: “full of arresting insights into our mental processes and reveals the latest thinking on dreams”

 

 

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