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March 22, 2023

Lunch and Learn Webinar Series

These are online and usually take place every 4th Monday of the month, 1-2pm UK time.


If you have missed a Lunch and Learn Webinar you can watch it on demand via our youtube channel.

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Webinars for 2024

24th June

Kate Still

Topic: Phelan McDermid Syndrome.


22nd July

Dr Anna Gui

Topic: Bayesian Optimisation & AI Approaches


Previous Talks

20th May (not 27th due to bank holiday)
Professor Nick Puts

Title: Sensory perception in the context of neurodevelopmental conditions.

22nd April
Dr Virginia Carter Leno

Title: Differences in sensory responsivity in young children: underlying mechanisms and impact on mental health.


25th March
Dr Sarah Lloyd-Fox

Title: Taking fNIRS out of the research lab to study infant development.


26th February
Dr Nicolo Pini,  Columbia University, Irving Medical Center

Title: Wearables for Sleep Health Research: Opportunities and Challenges

22nd January
Dr Dafnis Batallé, University College London

Title: Functional brain dynamics in the early developing brain. 


27th November

Professor Luca Pollonini, University of Houston

Title: A holistic approach towards reliable subject-level fNIRS imaging.


23rd October 

Professor David Edwards, King’s College London

Title: Macroscopic connectomics in the developing brain


25th September
Professor Judith Gervain, University of Padua, Italy and CNRS, Paris, France
Title: How deaf and cochlear implanted infants perceive speech?

24th July
Professor Clare Elwell, University College London
Topic: Brain Imaging for Global Health 


26th June
Dr Shruit Garg and Dr Caroline Lea-Carnall, University of Manchester.
Topic: Use of non-invasive brain stimulation for the amelioration of learning difficulties in rare genetic conditions 


22nd May
Dr Paola Pinti, Birkbeck, University of London.
Topic: Mapping functional brain activity in ecological settings with mobile fNIRS: opportunities and challenges 


24th April
Dr Robert Cooper, University College London.
Title: Anywhere, anytime, and any baby: functional mapping of the developing brain using light.


27th March
Dr Louisa Gossé, Birkbeck, University of London.
Title: Sleeping like a baby – how can we study infant sleep and why should we care?


27th February
Professor Mayada Elsabbagh, University of Montreal
Title: Community engagement in autism research: Finding the common ground.


23rd January
Professor Sam Wass, University of East London
Title: Why scaffolding is a bad metaphor: what using dual EEG to observe the microdynamics of dual adult-child play can tell us about how attention develops.


The webinars are structured in two halves, with a presentation for the first half. From the outset these webinars invite interactive discussions with network members. For example, speakers may provide pointers for discussions by posting specific questions to the audience, explore possibilities for future pilot studies, or ask specialists in other areas to give feedback on particular aspects of their work. The second half (30 mins) then opens the floor for discussion.