An update on outreach events held by the HBP in Italy, The Netherlands and Great Britain.
The HBP’s Chair of the Stakeholder Board, Prof. Matthew Lambon Ralph, has been appointed as Director for the UK’s MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit effective September 1st 2018.
The Human Brain Project was invited again by the US BRAIN initiative to participate in their fourth annual meeting in Washington DC, April 9th-11th. The project will present recent developments in the HBP's data, modelling and analytics infrastructure and engage with researchers overseas.
The project titled “Qbeast Utility Analysis to Market and Enterprise (Quake)” was awarded to HBP SP7 partner Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) in the last call of Horizon 2020 Future and Emerging Technologies Innovation Launchpad.
A new study by HBP researchers in Science sheds light on the fine line separating what we see and what we miss
At the Bulgarian Presidency event on High Performance Computing in Sofia, 19 April, the European Human Brain Project will host a session on the growing role of Supercomputing in Neuroscience. On 18 April the HBP organizes the Young Researchers Event 2018: Brain models and computation for brain medicine. <
Registration for the events is free and open until 9 April. (Update: The registration has been extended until 12 April.)
HBP scientist Marcello Massimini believes we are close to a profound leap in our understanding of consciousness – he likens it to the moment before Charles Darwin began mining the rich seams of evidence that led to the theory of evolution.