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The 2021 Oxford Autumn School in Neuroscience will be held on September 30th and October 1st.

This FREE event is a regular feature of our Oxford Neuroscience calendar and attracts delegates from across the UK and beyond.  

This year it will be hybrid event with a small live audience in the Blakemore Lecture Theatre, Sherrington Building, South Parks Campus, Oxford and streaming around the world via Zoom and YouTube. 

We want this years meeting to be as normal as we can safely. Delegates with an Oxford University Card are invited to attend in person at the Blakemore Lecture Theatre, Sherrington Building, South Parks Campus. Entry via the Burdon Sanderson Cardiac Science Centre, DPAG. Face coverings recommended.

This is a high level meeting intended for current academics and postgraduate students conducting research in neuroscience.

We will not be able to provide certificates of attendance.


Outline Programme 


Thursday 30th September

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Symposium 1: Looking forwards; looking backwards

Celebrating some important Oxford anniversaries and reflecting on the field today


Symposium 2: Dementia Research Oxford

Explores the breadth of dementia research across Oxford, from molecules to neuroimaging 


Friday 1st October

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Symposium 3: Finding a piece of the action

Explores the diverse influences on the control of behaviour from a neurophysiological and systems perspective


Symposium 4: COVID-19 and the CNS

An update on the diverse effects of COVID-19 on neurology and mental health



Full programme