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February 2017

14

Feb

TMS for Cognitive Neuroscience

Lancaster University, Charles Carter Building, Bailrigg
Lancaster, LA1 4YW United Kingdom

This course run in collaboration with neuroscientists from UCL, Lancaster and Imperial College aims to equip you with knowledge about the opportunities and limitations TMS can offer your cognitive neuroscience research programme.   The course covers: A brief history of brain stimulation TMS safety and ethics Designing virtual lesion experiments using both on- and off-line rTMS Using MEPs in cognitive neuroscience Chronometric TMS and combining TMS with other methodologies Discussion sessions on advanced applications and how to integrate TMS into your…

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March 2017

£550 – £650 +VAT

31

Mar

Neurophysiological basis of TMS

UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square
London, WC1N 3BG United Kingdom

SOLD OUT. We have another one taking place on 29th September 2017.  This course run in collaboration with neuroscientists from Professor John Rothwell's lab at the Institute of Neurology at UCL aims to provide participants with plenty of hands-on practical experience and knowledge of the basic principles of TMS and TMS research techniques.   The workshop covers: Basic principles of magnetic and electrical stimulation Physiology of transcranial stimulation of the motor cortex Insights into cortico-cortical connectivity Basic principles of twin-coil…

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May 2017

£450 – £650 +VAT

12

May

Fundamentals and applications of tDCS & tACS

UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square
London, WC1N 3BG United Kingdom

Run in collaboration with neuroscientists at UCL London, this workshop course aims to provide participants with plenty of hands-on practical experience and knowledge of the basic principles and applications of transcranial electrical stimulation including direct current and alternating current modes. Participants will gain an understanding of: Physiology of transcranial stimulation of the motor cortex tES for studying cognition and in clinical practice Methods clinic Computational modeling tDCS with TMS and neuronavigation Demonstration and discussion of integrated multi-modal neuroscience applications The full…

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September 2017

26

Sep

TMS for Cognitive Neuroscience

Lancaster University, Charles Carter Building, Bailrigg
Lancaster, LA1 4YW United Kingdom

This course run in collaboration with neuroscientists from UCL, Lancaster and Imperial College aims to equip you with knowledge about the opportunities and limitations TMS can offer your cognitive neuroscience research programme. The course covers: A brief history of brain stimulation TMS safety and ethics Designing virtual lesion experiments using both on- and off-line rTMS Using MEPs in cognitive neuroscience Chronometric TMS and combining TMS with other methodologies Discussion sessions on advanced applications and how to integrate TMS into your research…

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£550 – £650 +VAT

30

Sep

Neurophysiological basis of TMS

UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square
London, WC1N 3BG United Kingdom

This course run in collaboration with neuroscientists from the Institute of Neurology at UCL aims to provide participants with plenty of hands-on practical experience and knowledge of the basic principles of TMS and TMS research techniques.   The workshop covers: Basic principles of magnetic and electrical stimulation Physiology of transcranial stimulation of the motor cortex Insights into cortico-cortical connectivity Basic principles of twin-coil TMS Intra- and inter- hemispheric circuits activated by twin-coil TMS Principles of TMS navigation Research and clinical…

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December 2017

£450 – £550 +VAT

01

Dec

Fundamentals and applications of tES

UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square
London, WC1N 3BG United Kingdom

Run in collaboration with neuroscientists at UCL London, this workshop course aims to provide participants with plenty of hands-on practical experience and knowledge of the basic principles and applications of transcranial electrical stimulation including direct current and alternating current modes. Participants will gain an understanding of: Physiology of transcranial stimulation of the motor cortex tES for studying cognition and in clinical practice Methods clinic Computational modeling tES with TMS and neuronavigation Demonstration and discussion of integrated multi-modal neuroscience applications Here is…

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March 2018

£550 – £650 +VAT

23

Mar

Neurophysiological basis of TMS – Spring

UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square
London, WC1N 3BG United Kingdom

This transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) workshop is run in collaboration with neuroscientists from the Institute of Neurology at UCL aims to provide participants with plenty of hands-on practical experience and knowledge of the basic principles of TMS and TMS research techniques. The workshop covers: Basic principles of magnetic and electrical stimulation Physiology of transcranial stimulation of the motor cortex Insights into cortico-cortical connectivity Basic principles of twin-coil TMS Intra- and inter- hemispheric circuits activated by twin-coil TMS Principles of TMS…

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April 2018

17

Apr

TMS for Cognitive Neuroscience Workshop

Chandler House, 2 Wakefield Street
London, WC1N 1PF United Kingdom

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for Cognitive Neuroscience Workshop This course is run in collaboration with neuroscientists from UCL, Lancaster and York aims to equip you with knowledge about the opportunities and limitations TMS can offer your cognitive neuroscience research programme. The course covers: A brief history of brain stimulation The physical and neurophysiological basis of TMS Designing virtual lesion experiments using both on- and off-line repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) Using MEPs in cognitive neuroscience Chronometric TMS and combining TMS with…

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September 2018

£187.50 +VAT

27

Sep

BrainBox Initiative Conference 2018

Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BE

The BrainBox Initiative Conference For non-invasive brain imaging and brain stimulation. The BrainBox Initiative Conference is specifically designed to give early career neuroscientists a voice by providing valuable opportunities to present and be recognised for their research, network and exchange ideas with their peers and discover opportunities to collaborate. The programme includes: Chairman Professor Sven Bestmann, University College London Keynote - Professor Zoe Kourtzi, University of Cambridge Keynote - Professor Yoshikazu Ugawa, Fukushima Medical University Dr Camilla Nord, University of Cambridge…

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29

Sep

Advanced TMS Techniques Workshop

Holiday Inn, Bloomsbury, Coram Street
London, WC1N 1HT United Kingdom

Rogue Resolutions are pleased to announce the first one-day ‘Advanced TMS Techniques’ Workshop, exclusive to attendees of the BrainBox Initiative Conference 2018. This one-day event will give an overview of both controllable transcranial magnetic stimulation (cTMS) and quadripulse stimulation (QPS) as well as the research that has been undertaken using these techniques. Pioneers of TMS, Professors Yoshikazu Ugawa (Fukushima Medical University), John Rothwell (University College London) and Walter Paulus (Göttingen University) will lead discussions on the current usage of these…

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November 2018

£550 – £650 +VAT

30

Nov

Fundamentals and Applications of TMS Workshop

UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square
London, WC1N 3BG United Kingdom

Fundamentals and Applications of TMS Workshop This 2.5 day transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) workshop is run in collaboration with neuroscientists from the Institute of Neurology at UCL, and aims to provide participants with plenty of hands-on practical experience and knowledge of the basic principles of TMS and TMS research techniques. The workshop covers: Basic principles of magnetic and electrical stimulation Physiology of transcranial stimulation of the motor cortex Insights into cortico-cortical connectivity Basic principles of twin-coil TMS Intra- and inter- hemispheric…

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December 2018

£150 – £200 +VAT

03

Dec

Basic Principles of tES Workshop

Holiday Inn, Bloomsbury, Coram Street
London, WC1N 1HT United Kingdom

Our one-day tES workshop is an excellent starting point for those who are new to transcranial electrical stimulation (tES) and are looking to introduce this technique into their research. The workshop covers: The physiology of transcranial electrical stimulation (tES) and the differences between transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS) and transcranial random noise stimulation (tRNS) How to prepare a tES study, including electrode preparation, setting stimulation parameters and blinding options Safety principles and contraindications in tES studies…

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£350 – £400 +VAT

04

Dec

Advanced Applications of tES Workshop

UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square
London, WC1N 3BG United Kingdom

Advanced Applications of tES Workshop This two day workshop builds on the knowledge gained from the Basic Principles of tES, exploring the latest advances in tES research, including: The use of focal stimulation options and multi-electrode montages for targeted stimulation Electric field modeling practice sessions to validate electrode locations, together with practical electrode placement using neuronavigation Integrated multimodal applications using tES with MRI, EEG, TMS or NIRS The course will be hosted by Professor Sven Bestmann at the Institute of…

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£50 – £80 +VAT

11

Dec

TMS Neuronavigation Workshop

Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre, Maindy Road
Cardiff, CF24 4HQ United Kingdom

TMS Navigation Workshop This one day TMS navigation workshop, hosted in Cardiff, is suitable for both new and experienced TMS Neuronavigation users, providing an opportunity for delegates to use the latest features of both MRI-based and average brain targeting and navigation. The workshop covers: Importing and manipulating anatomical and functional imaging data Identifying stimulation sites and regions in numerous ways, together with optimisation of coil positioning for those locations Hands on practice of coil calibration and subject registration Various methods…

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January 2019

Free +VAT

19

Jan

Meeting of the Minds 2019

Sir Alexander Fleming Building, Imperial College London, Sir Alexander Fleming Building, Imperial College Rd
London, London SW7 2AZ United Kingdom

We are pleased to announce that we are the official workshop sponsor for the Meeting of the Minds 2019, the UK's largest university-based neuroscience conference. Meeting of the Minds 2019 will take place on January 19, 2019 at Imperial College London. As official workshop sponsor, we will be running two hour-long workshops exploring the 'Fundamentals and Applications of TMS'. This workshop will provide an overview of the basic principles of transcranial magnetic stimulation; the physiology of transcranial magnetic stimulation of…

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February 2019

02

Feb

Cambridge Neurological Society 8th Annual Symposium: ‘Introduction to Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation’

School of Clinical Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine, Hills Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 0SP United Kingdom

We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting an interactive demonstration session, 'Introduction to Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation', at the Cambridge Neurological Society 8th Annual Symposium at the School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge, on February 2, 2019. The Cambridge Neurological Society Symposium this year focuses on the theme of neuroinflammation, and features keynote speakers, interactive workshops, posters, prizes, and more. This BrainBox Initiative workshop is free of charge for registered attendees of the Cambridge Neurological Society Symposium. Our workshop will provide…

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02

Feb

Seeing is Believing: Advances in Neuroimaging

Kings College London, Strand
London, WC2R 2LS United Kingdom

We will be hosting a one-hour, interactive workshop, 'Introduction to Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation' at the upcoming Seeing is Believing: Advances in Neuroimaging symposium at King's College London on February 2, 2019. The symposium will feature a full day of expert keynote speakers and workshops covering topics from EEG, fMRI and much more. Our lunchtime workshop will cover the basic principles and physiology of transcranial magnetic stimulation; discussions of the current research and clinical applications of TMS; demonstrations of transcranial magnetic stimulation…

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Free +VAT

26

Feb

Advanced TMS Techniques: QPS and Thetaburst

Vancouver Convention Centre, 1055 Canada Pl
Vancouver, Vancouver BC V6C 0C3 Canada

Rogue Resolutions are pleased to announce the ‘Advanced TMS Techniques: QPS and Thetaburst’ Workshop, at the 3rd International Brain Stimulation Conference in Vancouver, Canada, on the 26th February, 2019. This breakfast workshop will provide an overview of both quadripulse stimulation (QPS) and Thetaburst stimulation as well as the research that has been undertaken using these techniques. Pioneers of these techniques, Professors Yoshikazu Ugawa (Fukushima Medical University) and John Rothwell (University College London) will lead discussions on the current usage of…

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April 2019

02

Apr

TMS for Cognitive Neuroscience Workshop

Brainbox Ltd, 8a Morgan Arcade
Cardiff, CF10 1AF United Kingdom

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for Cognitive Neuroscience Workshop. The TMS for Cognitive Neuroscience workshop is run in collaboration with neuroscientists from UCL, Lancaster and York. The workshop is designed specifically to equip you with knowledge about the opportunities and limitations TMS can offer your cognitive neuroscience research programme. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gxLwQgsv2s The workshop covers: A brief history of brain stimulation; The physical and neurophysiological basis of transcranial magnetic stimulation; How to design virtual lesion experiments using both on- and off-line repetitive transcranial magnetic…

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June 2019

Free +VAT

26

Jun

UK Sensorimotor Conference, ‘Introduction to Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation’ Workshop

UCL (University College London), Gower St
London, England WC1E 6BT United Kingdom

The Brainbox Initiative will be hosting a half-day, free-of-charge 'Introduction to Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation' workshop at the UK Sensorimotor Conference 2019. This workshop is exclusively for registered attendees of the UK Sensory Motor Conference. The course will take place on June 26, 2019 and will include practical demonstrations of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and Transcranial Electical Stimulation (tES) techniques. Attendees of the workshop can expect: Practical demonstrations of various TMS solutions, including the DuoMAG TMS, rTMS, and QPS range, and the Brainsight cTMS system Practical demonstrations…

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August 2019

Free +VAT

20

Aug

Introduction to Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Techniques: TMS and tES

Trinity College Dublin, Grafton Street
Dublin, Ireland

We are running a one-day, hands-on workshop at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland that will give delegates an introduction to both transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and transcranial electrical stimulation (tES) research techniques, as well as providing attendees with plenty of practical experience of using non-invasive brain stimulation equipment. The workshop programme features talks on: An introduction to non-invasive brain stimulation techniques Combining TMS with neuronavigation techniques in your research Advanced Applications of TMS: TMS-EEG Acquisition & Analysis Advanced tES Techniques: Modelling…

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September 2019

£80 – £100 +VAT

09

Sep

Fundamentals of Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation

Institut des Sciences Cognitives Marc Jeannerod, 67, Boulevard Pinel
Bron, Lyon 69675 BRON France

This two-day practical workshop, hosted at the ISC Marc Jeannerod, Lyon, will provide delegates with a comprehensive, in-depth introduction to non-invasive brain stimulation. The workshop will feature detailed talks exploring transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and transcranial electrical stimulation (tES) research techniques, as well providing attendees with substantial, extensive hands-on practical experience of using non-invasive brain stimulation equipment.   The workshop programme will feature talks on: An introduction to transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) as a means of non-invasive brain stimulation The…

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£170 – £200 +VAT

26

Sep

Brainbox Initiative Conference 2019

Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BE

Registration for the BrainBox Initiative Conference 2019 is now open. The conference will be returning to the Wellcome Collection in London from September 26 - 27 September, 2019. Make sure to register early to secure your place at #BBIConf2019. Please note that registering for the Brainbox Initiative Conference does not automatically process registration for the Computational Modelling Workshop. Registration for this event must be completed separately.   This year's BrainBox Initiative Conference will be chaired by Dr Jacinta O'Shea of the…

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Free +VAT

28

Sep

Computational Modelling Workshop

Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BE

Join us on September 28, 2019 for a one day Computational Modelling workshop led by Dr Axel Thielscher of the DRCMR, University of Copenhagen. This event will provide all attendees with talks and hands-on training in modelling NIBS-induced electric fields, and how this can be used to support their research. The computational modelling workshop is strictly limited to 25 attendees, so register soon to avoid disappointment. This event is exclusively for attendees of the Brainbox Initiative Conference 2019, so please…

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October 2019

18

Oct

USA Workshop – Advanced TMS Techniques: TMS-EEG Acquisition & Analysis

Shirley Ryan Ability Lab, 335 E Erie Street
Chicago, IL 60611 United States

We're extremely excited that the Brainbox Initiative will be running a USA-based workshop at the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab, Chicago, in advance of our attendance at SfN 2019. This workshop will be run in partnership with Jali Medical and the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab. This one-day workshop will be run by some of the world's leading TMS-EEG researchers and data analysis software experts. Featuring talks and discussions to provide a solid grounding in the theory of understanding of multimodal TMS-EEG…

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November 2019

£500 – £600 +VAT

30

Nov

Fundamentals and Applications of TMS Workshop

UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square
London, WC1N 3BG United Kingdom

Registrations for this workshop are now sold out. If you would like to join our waiting list to be informed of any spaces that become available, please complete the form at the bottom of this page. The Brainbox Initiative's two-day Fundamentals and Applications of TMS workshop, led by Dr Lorenzo Rocchi of the UCL Institute of Neurology, features lectures and talks that will provide a comprehensive knowledge of all the basic principles and physiology of transcranial magnetic stimulation and TMS…

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December 2019

£80 – £100 +VAT

02

Dec

TMS Neuronavigation Workshop

UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square
London, WC1N 3BG United Kingdom

Registrations for this workshop are now sold out. If you would like to join our waiting list to be informed of any spaces that become available, please complete the form at the bottom of this page. Our one-day TMS Neuronavigation Workshop, hosted at the UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, provides delegates with extensive hands-on experience and expert training in the use of the latest features of both MRI-based and average brain targeting and navigation with the Brainsight Navigation System.…

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£80 – £100 +VAT

03

Dec

Fundamentals of tES Workshop

UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square
London, WC1N 3BG United Kingdom

Our one-day Fundamentals of tES Workshop, led by Professor Michael Banissy of Goldsmiths, University of London and hosted at the UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology is an excellent, comprehensive introductory experience for those who are completely new to transcranial electrical stimulation and looking to introduce the technique into their own research. The workshop features detailed lectures introducing delegates to the basic principles and physiology of tES, along with ample hands-on, practical sessions for delegates to test out tES techniques…

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£400 – £500 +VAT

04

Dec

Advanced Applications of tES Workshop

UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square
London, WC1N 3BG United Kingdom

The Brainbox Initiative's two-day Advanced Applications of tES workshop, led by Professor Sven Bestmann of the UCL Institute of Neurology, features lectures and talks that will provide delegates with a strong understanding of advanced transcranial electrical stimulation (tES) and the tES research techniques required to design, set-up, carry out, and analyse a successful, multimodal tES study For experienced users of transcranial electrical stimulation, or for those who are attending attending our Fundamentals of tES Workshop, the workshop will focus on…

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February 2020

08

Feb

Kings College London Neuroscience Society Conference: Memory: Make It or Break It 2020

Kings College London, Strand
London, WC2R 2LS United Kingdom

Brainbox are pleased to announce that we will be hosting two one-hour interactive workshops at the upcoming Memory: Make It or Break It symposium at King's College London on February 8-9, 2019. The symposium will feature two full days of expert keynote speakers and workshops covering a range of topics from EEG, fMRI, and much more. The Brainbox Initiative workshop will explore the basic principles and physiology of transcranial magnetic stimulation; discussions of the current research and clinical applications of TMS;…

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March 2020

31

Mar

Advanced TMS Workshop for Neuroscience – CANCELLED

Brainbox Ltd, 8a Morgan Arcade
Cardiff, CF10 1AF United Kingdom

COVID-19 Update: unfortunately, this workshop has now been cancelled due to uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus situation in the UK. Registered delegates should have already have received information from the organisers regarding the cancellation, together with refund arrangements.   The three-day Advanced TMS for Neuroscience course, hosted at the Brainbox Initiative headquarters in Cardiff, is run in collaboration with field-leading neuroscientists from UCL, the University of Lancaster, and the University of York. The Advanced TMS Workshop for Neuroscience will equip delegates…

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April 2020

07

Apr

This free-of-charge, interactive webinar will familiarise registered attendees with the basic functionality of the Brainsight TMS Navigation system, including: Setting up a Brainsight project Co-registering to standardised 'space' Configuring overlays within Brainsight Setting landmarks Picking and setting targets And configuring the Brainsight hardware This online workshop will be hosted on April 7, 2020 at 14:00 BST and will last approximately one hour. Please register for the webinar by following this link.

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21

Apr

Led by Dr Rory Cutler, this free, interactive webinar has been designed to give experienced TMS users a short introduction on the benefits of supplementing their TMS research with EEG recording, and how to set up their own integrated TMS-EEG systems. The webinar will take place at 14:00 (BST) on April 21, and will run for approximately one hour with time for questions. Click here to register for this webinar.

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22

Apr

Led by Lennart Verhagen, Assistant Professor at the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behaviour, this free, interactive webinar, 'Advanced Transcranial Ultrasound Stimulation Techniques', will provide delegates with an overview of: - Local and remote effects - Circuit dynamics - Potential glial modulation - Temporal dynamics - Reproducibility - Safety - Designing a TUS study - Discussion on the future of TUS The workshop will take place on April 22, 2020 at 14:00 BST and will last for approximately one…

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23

Apr

Dr Rory Cutler will lead this Brainbox Initiative webinar, A Basic Introduction to TMS Physiology, which has been designed to provide all attendees with a short overview of the basic principles and physiology of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). The free, interactive webinar will take place on April 23 at 10:00 (BST) and will run for approximately one hour, with additional time for questions. Register for this webinar here.

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24

Apr

Dr Paul Taylor from LMU Munich leads this Brainbox Initiative webinar, introducing the various ways in which current scientific culture constrains interpretation of brain stimulation experiments. Are these techniques over-reductionist or can they be reconciled with a computational approach? Which techniques are over-hyped, and which are just plain hype? How will industry and the clinic shape the development of these techniques, and what is happening to address the issues of replicability and open science? Join us for this free webinar…

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27

Apr

Professor Charlotte Stagg of the University of Oxford will lead this Brainbox Initiative webinar, exploring the benefits of combining transcranial electrical stimulation with MRI techniques, and providing insights in how to set up and carry out these multimodal MRI-tES research projects. The webinar will take place at 14:00 BST on April 27, and will last for approximately one hour with time for questions. Please use this link to register for the webinar.

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29

Apr

Join us for this free Brainbox Initiative Webinar where we will be exploring how and why to integrate TMS Robotics into your non-invasive brain stimulation study. This session will provide an overview of the primary challenges faced by TMS users, and will introduce delegates to the features, functionality, and benefits that incorporating robotic neuronavigation systems can have in improving the accuracy, repeatability, productivity, and safety of TMS research. Using the Axilum TMS Robot system, we will also aim to equip…

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May 2020

01

May

Expanding on our preceding A Basic Introduction to TMS Physiology webinar, Dr Rory Cutler will introduce delegates to repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) and provide an overview of the most common rTMS protocols. This webinar will take place on May 1 at 14:00 (BST) and will last for approximately one hour, with time for questions from delegates. Register for this webinar here.

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04

May

In collaboration with Dr Mateusz Rusiniak of BESA GmbH, this webinar will provide an overview of TMS artifact removal for EEG source analysis. This webinar will make use of the BESA Research signal processing software to show delegates how to clean EEG data without affecting signal distribution, and will also provide a demonstration of source analysis and interpretation of results. Source analysis is a powerful tool for investigating brain states associated with different phenomena. Modern methods not only allow visualizing…

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06

May

Joined by guest speaker Dr Roch Comeau of Rogue Research, the Brainbox Initiative will be hosting a one-hour webinar exploring some of the advanced techniques possible with the Brainsight TMS Navigation system. The webinar will explore areas including: A recap of how to set targets in Brainsight An overview of the various kinds of targets within the software Manipulating targets in Brainsight And an introduction into integrating the system with SimNIBS The online workshop will take place on May 6,…

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07

May

Led by Lennart Verhagen, Assistant Professor at the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behaviour, this free, interactive webinar An Introduction to Transcranial Ultrasound Stimulation will provide delegates with an overview of the basic principles, physiology, and research applications of transcranial focused ultrasound neuromodulation, including: General principles Overview of applications History Physiology Short-lived online effects Long-lasting offline effects Neuromodulation & Neuroimaging Perturbation of behaviour Application in cognitive neuroscience Click here to register for this free webinar.    

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11

May

We will be joined by Dr Roch Comeau of Rogue Research for this Brainbox Initiative webinar exploring Multi-modal Applications with fNIRS. In this session we will explore how to integrate near-infrared spectroscopy techniques into your non-invasive brain stimulation research and will provide delegates with: An introduction to functional near-infrared spectroscopy and its suitability for use with NIBS A consideration of study design for fNIRS, including examples from TMS-NIRS and tES-NIRS studies A demonstration of neuronavigation and its advantages for NIRS montage…

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15

May

Join us with our guest hosts Dr Helen Nuttall and Dr Kate Slade of the University of Lancaster for this free, interactive webinar Lab Life Online: Perspectives from the Postdoc and the PI. In this session, our hosts will explore the processes involved with transitioning from a physical presence to establishing an online lab, and will provide an in-depth exploration of the challenges and solutions that are encountered in this process. Finally, Helen and Kate will lead discussions on how…

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18

May

We are delighted to welcome Marom Bikson of the City College of New York as our host for this Brainbox Initiative Webinar exploring The Targeting Limits of Transcranial Electrical Stimulation. This free, interactive session will equip delegates with a knowledge of: Modes of transcranial electrical stimulation including conventional tDCS and High-Definition tDCS. Insights on the mechanisms of tDCS that integrate results from advanced current flow and animal models. Using EEG to guide stimulation (reciprocity). New concepts in non-invasive sub-gyri targeting. Functional…

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19

May

We will be joined by Dr Nigel Rogasch of the University of Adelaide and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute for this Brainbox Initiative webinar exploring the use of electroencephalography (EEG) to measure the brain’s response to transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is growing in popularity. In this webinar, we will provide delegates with an overview of: The rationale behind combining TMS with EEG; How TMS-EEG is currently used in neuroscience research; and Several recent challenges to the key…

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20

May

We are delighted to welcome Angel V. Peterchev of Duke University as host of this Brainbox Initiative webinar on Selective Targeting of TMS. In this session, delegates will gain an understanding of: Limitations and optimization of coils for focal and/or deep TMS Impact of pulse waveform on neural recruitment and modulation Insights from combined neural and electric field models TMS dosing outside motor cortex: an electric-field-based approach Quiet TMS technology to reduce off-target, auditory stimulation This webinar will last for approximately…

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21

May

Join the Brainbox Initiative and Professor Sven Bestmann for this webinar exploring computational neurostimulation techniques. The webinar will cover: How can we identify how NIBS changes information processing in the brain? How models can help us, but can be developed at vastly different levels of observation The purpose of NIBS is to change behaviour, and so ideally, models should be able to explain behaviour by reference to the underlying biological causes Discussions of a few selected examples on how this…

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26

May

Join Dr Rory Cutler from the Brainbox Initiative for this free, interactive webinar that will provide an overview of the fundamentals of transcranial electrical stimulation. This session will explore the basic principles and physiology of tES, and will familiarise attendees with some of the basic tES protocols that they can incorporate into their research. Sign up for this webinar here.

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27

May

Join the Brainbox Initiative for this free, interactive webinar where we will be exploring the benefits that current flow modelling can have for your non-invasive brain stimulation research. Dr Rory Cutler will lead discussions on how to use the SIMNIBS GUI to simulate both TMS and tDCS techniques. The webinar will take place on MAy 27 at 14:00 (BST), and will last approximately one hour with time for questions. Please click here to register for this webinar.

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June 2020

01

Jun

Dr Sara Tremblay of the Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research and University of Ottawa joins us for this Brainbox Initiative webinar, 'Optimising Theta Burst Stimulation for Clinical Applications'. In this webinar, we will explore: Theta burst stimulation: principles and mechanisms Clinical applications in psychiatry: state of evidence and pitfalls Using TMS-EEG techniques to select optimal parameters Neuroimaging to understand mechanisms of action Discussion of the future of theta burst stimulation for clinical applications This webinar will take place on…

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08

Jun

Dr Kathy Ruddy of Trinity College Dublin and 2018 Brainbox Initiative Research Challenge winner will be joining us for this special webinar exploring grant writing best practises for early career scientists. In this session, Kathy will lead discussions on: Advice for PhDs, postdocs and research fellows to secure funding How to identify appropriate target grants Preparing a successful grant proposal Finding balance between grant writing and maintaining research productivity This webinar will take place at 14:00 BST on June 8,…

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15

Jun

We are joined by guest speaker Dr Kathy Ruddy of Trinity College Dublin for this webinar exploring brain-computer interfaces, and how to combine these systems with non-invasive brain stimulation techniques. In this session, we will examine: How various types of Brain Computer Interfaces work Using BCI for neuromodulation Combining non-invasive brain stimulation in a closed loop Challenges and limitations of BCI technology This Brainbox Initiative webinar will take place on June 15 at 14:00 BST and will last for approximately…

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17

Jun

Professor Yoshikazu Ugawa of Fukushima Medical University joins us as a special guest host for this Brainbox Initiative webinar exploring quadripulse stimulation (QPS). In this webinar, Professor Ugawa will lead discussions on his involvement with the development of quadripulse stimulation, and provide all delegates with an overview of the basic principles and physiology of QPS; an overview of the current research being carried out using quadripulse stimulation methods; and an examination of the current and future potential clinical applications of…

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July 2020

03

Jul

We are joined by guest speaker Dr James Bonaiuto of the ISC Marc Jeannerod for this Brainbox Initiative Webinar Cortical Surface-based M/EEG Source Reconstruction. In this webinar, delegates will receive insights into how to use MRI-derived cortical surfaces to determine the location of source activity measured with EEG and MEG sensors using SPM. This session will cover: How to derive and process cortical surfaces from MRI Using individual subject MRI and surface meshes in M/EEG source reconstruction Estimating cortical column orientation…

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06

Jul

We are delighted to welcome Professor Dr Michael Nitsche and members of his lab as they join us for this Brainbox Initiative Webinar Enhancing the Efficacy of tES: Introduction of New Stimulation Protocols. In this webinar, each speaker will cover a different area related to this topic, including: Michael Nitsche: The mechanistic foundations of tES Desmond Agboada: Optimising anodal tDCS by modification of stimulation parameters Mohsen Mosayebi Samani: Optimising cathodal tDCS: from motor to prefrontal areas Tiam Hosseinian: Introducing rTMS-tACS for…

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13

Jul

We are joined by guest speaker Dr Ricci Hannah of the University of California San Diego for this Brainbox Initiative webinar exploring controllable pulse parameter TMS (cTMS) techniques. In this webinar we will briefly review the methodology and physiology of TMS, and explore how novel TMS devices offering improved control of pulse parameters might extend the utility of TMS as a tool to probe and interact with cortical physiology. The webinar will take place on July 13 at 16:00 BST…

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15

Jul

We are joined by Dr Laure Jacquemin of the University of Antwerp for this Brainbox Initiative webinar tDCS as a Treatment for Chronic Tinnitus. In this webinar, Dr Jacquemin will explore and detail the results of her research into using transcranial direct current stimulation in the treatment of tinnitus, and the webinar will cover topics such as: A brief overview and definition of chronic tinnitus An examination of the existing treatments for tinnitus The assessment of tinnitus in patients And an…

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27

Jul

In this Brainbox Initiative Webinar we are joined by Paul Hammond, lab manager for Professor John Rothwell at University College London, where we will cover, in-depth, the best methods and practices that researchers can adopt when returning to the lab. Our team of experts will provide detailed advice on thoroughly cleaning and disinfecting non-invasive brain stimulation and brain imaging equipment to protect both researcher and subject, as well as exploring the best techniques and methods for conducting research with social…

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August 2020

04

Aug

Join us on August 4, 2020 for a virtual symposium, organised in collaboration with the British Neuroscience Association, in which we bring together field-leading experts to explore and examine open science practices in non-invasive brain stimulation research. Across four hours of talks, presentations, and interactive Q&A discussion panels, we will explore the history and contemporary context of open science in non-invasive brain stimulation; learn about exciting new initiatives geared towards the promotion and encouragement of open science; and gain exciting insights…

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26

Aug

Dr Isabella Premoli of Kings College London joins us on August 26 for this one-hour webinar TMS Electro-diagnostic Markers as a Clinical Readout for Testing Novel CNS Therapeutics, run in collaboration with specialist neuroscience contract research services provider The Science Behind. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive brain stimulation technique which in combination with electromyography (EMG) and electroencephalography (EEG) offers an array of electro-diagnostic markers (EDM) able to assess human brain excitability and functionality in health and disease. The observation of…

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September 2020

£30.00 +VAT

22

Sep

We're moving online: join us between September 22-25, 2020 for four days of non-invasive brain stimulation and brain imaging research from some of the world's most promising early-career researchers. The Brainbox Initiative Conference is unique in encouraging the presentation of groundbreaking work from not only leading keynote speakers, but showcasing exciting poster presentations and research from emergent talent in the field. For full information about the Brainbox Initiative Conference 2020, including the conference programme, information about speakers, and instructions on…

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