MNN, An EPSRC funded Mathematics Network
MNN, An EPSRC funded Mathematics Network

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Welcome to the UK Mathematical Neuroscience Network: MNN

Mathematical neuroscience here means an area of neuroscience where mathematics is the primary tool for elucidating the fundamental mechanisms responsible for experimentally observed behaviour.

MNN aims to provide a UK focus for the use of mathematical approaches to problems in neuroscience. The Network will allow and encourage more UK mathematicians to engage in fundamental neuroscience and at the same time tackle substantial mathematical challenges that will be of broader scientific interest to the nonlinear and complex systems community. Importantly, it can draw attention to, and develop, those pieces of mathematical theory which are likely to be relevant to future studies of the brain.
Specific objectives are to:

Steering Committee

Prof. Stephen Coombes (PI) Dr Yulia Timofeeva (CoI)
Prof. David Willshaw Prof. Charles Marsden Prof. John Terry

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Current news and opportunities

International Workshop on Neurodynamics, Castro-Urdiales, Spain, July 14 - 17, 2014. (10 February 2014)

The aim of this workshop is to present an overview of successful achievements in this rapidly developing collaborative field by putting together different types of applications of nonlinear dynamics (geometrical tools in dynamical systems, numerical methods, computational schemes, dynamical measures,...) to different problems in neuroscience (mononeuronal dynamics, network activity, cognitive problems,...).. Registration deadline is 31st March 2014.

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Upcoming MNN meetings and Other Events

CNS 2014
26 - 31 July 2014, Quebec City, Canada

From Maps to Circuits: Models and Mechanisms for Generating Neural Connections
28 - 29 July 2014, Edinburgh, UK

MBL Methods in Computational Neuroscience Course 2014
July 30 - August 27 2014, MBL, Woods Hole, USA

Workshop on large-scale brain structure and dynamics
31 July 2014, Quebec City, Canada

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