Today, our PhD student Felix Schneider successfully defended his thesis on "Figure Ground processing in the auditory cortex of the macaque monkey". Thanks to our external examiner, Dr Stephen Town from University College London, for making this trip to Newcastle. Also thanks to Prof Jenny Read, the internal examiner.
Our lab will be at Association for Research in Otolaryngology's (ARO) annual midwinter meeting in Jan 2020 at San Jose.
Emma Holmes will be giving a talk titled "Active Listening: A Framework for Generating and Recognizing Speech" and presenting a poster titled "Difficulties with Speech-in-Noise Perception Related to Fundamental Grouping Processes in Auditory Cortex"
Alex Billig is presenting a poster titled "Signatures of Regularity in Low- and HighFrequency Activity Recorded from Human Primary
and Non-Primary Auditory Cortex"
Phil Gander is presenting a poster titled "Mapping the Cortical Tinnitus Network Using Acoustically- and Electrically-induced Suppression"
Joel Berger is giving a talk titled "Oscillatory Correlates of Auditory Working Memory in Human Intracranial EEG"
Aidan Samama, Nour Thoformia Abdul Rahim, and Jake Elliott, biomedical sciences undergraduate students join our lab to conduct their final year dissertation projects.
Our UG medical student Agatha Chu who did a summer internship in our lab wins Newcastle University Research scholarship 2019. You can watch her give the talk during the award ceremony.
We welcome UG psychology students Amie Stowes, Ella Morley, Haruno McCartney to our lab.
We will be at Society for Neuroscience 2019 Annual Meeting at Chicago. We will also be at Advances and Progress in Auditory Neuroscience satellite meeting.
Here are the presentations from our group www.abstractsonline.com
We are at Basic Auditory Science 2019 meeting (BAS 2019) conducted by British Society of Audiology.
Alex Billig will be giving a talk on "Distinct contributions of primary and non-primary auditory cortical fields to regularity processing"
Our PhD student, Felix Schneider is giving a talk at on the topic "Neural correlates of figure-ground segregation in anterolateral fields of the monkey auditory cortex".
Our Post doc Pradeep Dheerendra will be presenting a poster on "Dynamics underlying detection of auditory object boundary"
Esther wins Travel Grant from Guarantors of Brain for her SfN Chicago 2019 poster presentation