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Damar wins 3 Minute Thesis!

Damar continues her current winning streak by winning Newcastle University's 3 Minute Thesis competition.

Last modified: Mon, 22 May 2017 10:07:53 BST

Damar wins for Jackson Lab!

Damar wins the prestigious 'best poster' prize at the NCM 2017 satellite meeting.

Last modified: Fri, 12 May 2017 15:58:35 BST

NCM Conference 2017

Join us in Dublin at the Society for the Neural Control of Movement Conference 2017!

Last modified: Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:57:41 BST

Andy's views on another step forward for neural interfaces

Andy has authored a News & Views article in Nature and featured on the Today programme following new research in which two monkeys regained the ability to walk following spinal cord injury.

Last modified: Fri, 11 Nov 2016 14:01:31 GMT

We're going to SfN!

Jackson lab will be at Society for Neuroscience 2016.

Last modified: Thu, 03 Nov 2016 12:09:43 GMT

Today programme visits the lab

Today programme science editor Tom Feilden reports from the non-human primate labs at Newcastle University.

Last modified: Thu, 03 Nov 2016 11:55:56 GMT

We're at FENS!

Come and find us at the 10th FENS Forum of Neuroscience (FENS 2016), which is taking place in Copenhagen, Denmark from 2-6 July, 2016.

Last modified: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 15:36:27 BST

Welcome Matthieu!

Matthieu Ambroise has joined the lab!

Last modified: Wed, 18 May 2016 17:08:28 BST

UK Sensory Motor Conference 6th-8th June

The UK Sensory Motor Conference will be held in Newcastle from 6th-8th June this year. The meeting is an informal chance for the UK community to come together, present work and discuss future collaborations.

Last modified: Tue, 10 May 2016 12:10:02 BST

Instant Expert - How Your Brain Works Talk

21 May 2016 from 10:00 to 17:00. New Scientist presents... Instant Expert - How Your Brain Works. Andy joins five leading brain scientists to explore what we know about "the most complicated kilo of matter in the universe".

Last modified: Tue, 10 May 2016 16:21:54 BST

Pint of Science Talk

25 May 2016 19:30 - 21:30. Current advances in technology are helping us to build implants that can bypass the injury and restore movement. Andy will explain where these technologies are at now and where they may go in the future.

Last modified: Tue, 10 May 2016 16:22:57 BST

Forbes 30 Under 30 2016

Congratulations to lab alumnus Harbaljit Sohal for being nominated for the Forbes 30 Under 30 in Science.

Last modified: Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:33:33 GMT

Are you thinking what I’m thinking? The rise of mind control

Tom Ireland from The Observer Newspaper visits the lab.

Last modified: Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:27:25 GMT

Max Perutz Science Writing Award 2014

Congratulations to Thomas Hall for winning a commendation for his entry to the Max Perutz Science Writing Award 2014.

Last modified: Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:26:46 GMT

Spinal cord research helps paralysed hand to move again

Restoring the ability to grasp in a paralysed hand using spinal cord stimulation.

Last modified: Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:27:02 GMT