HACK THE BRAIN – PRE EVENT

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In anticipation of Hack The Brain Dublin on June 9th to 11th, a panel of leading academic experts will present five talks on their relevant areas of neuroscience, psychology and brain-related research, including the challenges and the emerging trends in technology used to measure signals from the brain. The panel will also demonstrate and explore the connection between art and the brain, how neuroscientists can analyse signals from the brain to make inferences about different topics, and the ethical questions surrounding the use of technology to explore the mysterious workings of the brain.

Hack The Brain Dublin is an immersive, creative weekend that aims to get artists, designers, neuroscientists, psychologists, engineers and developers working together exploring brain signals and brain-computer interface (BCI) technology to create artworks, prototypes and innovative solutions.

The final list of hackathon projects for Hack The Brain Dublin will be announced at this event.

Speakers: 

  • Richard Roche, Deptartment of Psychology, Maynooth University
  • Lorraine Boran, School of Nursing & Human Sciences, Dublin City University
  • Ian Robertson, Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience
  • Fiachra Ó Brolcháin, School of Theology, Philosophy & Music, Dublin City University
  • Francesca Farina, School of Psychology, University College Dublin

This event will be streamed live on Science Gallery Dublin's Facebook page from 18.00-20.00 IST.

The BrainHack project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 686987. The project is supported by the FET Open initiative, which supports the early stages of science and technology research and innovation around new ideas towards radically new future technologies. This project is part of the EU STARTS initiative.

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