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Poster Presentation Winners 2020

Poster Presentation Winners 2020

Congratulations to all of this year's Brainbox Initiative Conference poster presentation winners: we were delighted to spread these prizes between seven fantastic posters and pitches for 2020.

Research Challenge Winner 2020: Kendra Kandana Arachchige

Research Challenge Winner 2020: Kendra Kandana Arachchige

We are delighted to announce that Kendra Kandana Arachchige of the University of Mons has been chosen as one of the Brainbox Initiative's Research Challenge winners for 2020. Kendra is currently in the final stages of her PhD, 'Cognitive mechanisms involved in gesture/speech integration: the role of verbal working memory and visual attention', and hopes to begin work on her winning Research Challenge submission in mid-2021.

Poster Presentation 2018 Winner, Haya Akkad

Poster Presentation 2018 Winner, Haya Akkad

Researchers were invited to submit abstracts for inclusion in the Brainbox Initiative Conference poster session, particularly in the area of non-invasive brain imaging and stimulation. All poster submissions were supported by a three-minute presentation to elucidate the findings of their research.

This year’s successful poster presentation winner was Haya Akkad of the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Oxford, with her research on Improving motor learning via phase-amplitude coupled theta-gamma tACS. Professor of Neurophysiology Walter Paulus, University of Göttingen judged and awarded this year’s prize.