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Learning and Memory: How memories are encoded in the brain of the fruit fly
When thinking of tiny fruit flies, one doesn’t usually have their brainpower in mind. But even these small insects, like all animals, can learn behaviours in response to different stimuli. Prof André Fiala studies the learning behaviour of fruit flies,...
Uncovering universal behaviour in biological systems
Deciphering the patterns of nature is something that has occupied curious minds for countless generations, from swarms of bugs to the flight of birds to the movement of your bodies own cells. Prof Andrea Cavagna of the Institute for Complex Systems...
Digital transformation in Financial Services: The age of Fintech
Prof Mention identifies the building blocks for the future of FinTech.
Saving the world with better data simulations
Ecosystem loss, extinctions and climate change are ongoing challenges to life on Earth, and coming up with a plan to tackle their effects requires an accurate picture of what's happening where, and who is involved.Prof Tim Haas has taught and refined...
Theories of mind and consciousness
Dr Pollard-Wright has formulated a transdisciplinary theory of mind as energy, which has implications for mindful control of experiences, emotions and responses.Read more about her work in Research Outreach, and find the original articles this episode...
Picking exercise plans to fit your fitness goals
Finding a fitness plan that will help you reach your goals is a unique personal challenge for anyone embarking on a new exercise regime, and for personal trainers tailoring their instructions to clients. So what can research teach us about which...