MNI Advanced Neuroscience Workshops

Closing date extended to Monday 29 May 2017.

A series of advanced, hands-on workshops for PhD students will be available during 2017. These workshops will offer students the opportunity to develop skills in key areas that they, with the support of their supervisor, identify to be directly related to their research project. Each program has been designed by the Workshop Leader to provide a comprehensive, small group experience.

Program

There are 4 confirmed workshop programs offered in 2017, detailed here.

WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP LEADER

PROPOSED DATES

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Professor Roger Ordidge

Early September to mid-October*

3x 1hr lecture per week for 6 weeks (18hrs contact time)

Fundamentals of Ion Channel Function in the Brain: Intracellular and Extracellular Recordings

Professor Ian Forster

Tentatively 10 – 15 July

5 consecutive full days with breaks (~35 hrs. contact time)

Introduction to Bioinformatics resources for Neuroscientists

Dr Victoria Perreau

Thursdays weekly @ 10.00 - 12.00pm from June - August

(9 x 2hrs contact time = 18hrs)

Neural Computational Modelling

Dr Levin Kuhlman

After 11 September 2017

Approx. 20 hrs contact time (TBC)


( * ) Exact dates may be subject to change. Applicants will be advised by email.There is no cost to attend the workshop programs.

Other opportunities/workshops

Other opportunities on different workshop topics are currently under discussion and students will be advised when confirmed, including the possibility of workshops on the following:
-Regenerative Medicine
-Human Genetics
-Microscopy (including confocal)

Application Process

The timeline for the application process is as follows:

Applications Open:

Thursday 4 May, 2017

Applications Close:

Friday 29 May, 2017

Successful Applicants Notified:            

Monday 5 June, 2017

For any enquiries, please email: research-mni@unimelb.edu.au

Information Form

Application Form