CANCELLED Brain Awareness Event - free evening event for all

6pm - 8pm, Wednesday 18th March 2020, George Davies Centre, Lancaster Road, Leicester LE1 7HA (Doors open at 5.30pm) This event has been cancelled due to Corona Virus

Brain, Behaviour and Beyond....

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We invite the general public join us at the University for the evening on Wednesday 18 March 2020, 6pm - 8pm, in our George Davies Centre on Lancaster Road.

Along with talks there will be live hands-on demonstrations on many aspects of neuroscience research, including vision, taste, attention and movement and the opportunity to meet current students and scientists.

The talks this year will be:

Dr Eleanor Swan - Visual attention declines in older drivers - the impact on hazard detection

Dr Ben Warren - Lend me your locust ears

This free event is open to anyone with an interest in brain research and neuroscience, including biology, cell physiology & pharmacology, genetics, health sciences, medicine and psychology.


If you have any queries or require any further information please email Michelle Bingham on or call on 0116 2297160


Parking can be found on most streets around the University, and at Victoria Park. Please find an interactive map and information on parking here or see below.  If you require disabled parking please contact Michelle Bingham on Doors open at 5.30pm, with the first talk at 6pm.

Please note there will be photography at this event. 



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Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
University of Leicester
University Road

T: +44 (0)116 252 2922


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