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Researchers from ICVS help in Science Outreach activities in Sri Lanka

Anne & Gabor Kato are two former neuroscientists that have an humanitarian project in Sri Lanka to help girls from poor families to obtain a higher education - http://www.girls-education.ch In addition to this initiative, in January 2016 they decided to promote a “Brain Awareness Day” in the town of Nuwara Eliya in Sri Lanka, in order to provide some basic information about the brain and to increase students' interest in science.  The event gathered more than 250 ...

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The importance of active ageing - Researcher from ICVS at RTP

Nadine Santos, researcher from ICVS goes to national television to talk about active ageing, and the importance of exercising the brain to promote better cognitive outcomes later in life. See video (after min 7) here   This participation occurred in collaboration with Maratona da Saúde Initiative that this year is devoted to Neurodegenerative disorders.

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Research article by Surgical Sciences researchers made front cover of the Journal of Molecular Biology

Limb patterning: from signaling gradients to molecular oscillations. Sheeba CJ, Andrade RP*, Palmeirim I* J Mol Biol. 2014 Feb 20;426(4):780-4.

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The Neurosciences in the Municipality of Barcelos

The Neuroscience Research Domain (NeRD) of the Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS), School of Health Sciences, University of Minho, and the Municipality of Barcelos approved a joint collaboration agreement, with the goal of engaging young high school students from Barcelos in research activities. These will be promoted by NeRD scientists at the Barcelos High School and in summer courses to take place at the ICVS. During the next scholar year, scientists from the NeRD will promote ...

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Brain Awareness Week 2015

Between 16th and 22nd March we celebrated the Brain Awareness Week at ICVS, where people from different ages had the opportunity to visit the laboratories and to perform some experimental activities in the field of Neurosciences. In addition to the promotion of scientific knowledge, this initiative also brought together the scientific community and the society.   Some of the activities included in the Brain Awareness Week: -      Art Gallery -      Do worms ...

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