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The programme

We run a five-day programme of activities for Year 12 students based in Oxfordshire who are interested in brain research and are planning to go to university. Students can choose between two streams: 1) The science of mental health; and 2) Investigating the brain in health and disease.

The programme gives students the chance to learn from practising scientists and may include:

  • a project using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)
  • a project using magnetoencephalography (MEG)
  • short talks about the neuroscience and psychiatry research going on at Oxford
  • mini projects on ophthalmology, sleep, cellular neuroscience and eye movements

Organisers