At the nexus of learning and innovation

A 2018 Strategic Education Grant for Neuroscience and Education

Neuroscience and Education wins a grant for a seminar series which will highlight the importance of empathy for professionals in education and medical settings.

It is with great pleasure that the Centre’s Neuroscience and Education SIG is able to announce a successful 2018 Strategic Education Grant application.  The grant of $12,000 will support a project Investigating the social and neurobiological comodulators of learning and wellbeing. The Project Leader is Dr. Minkang Kim, with co-investigators Professor Ian Hickie and Professor Adam Guastella of the Brain and Mind Centre and Professor Philip Poronnik of the Sydney Medical School.

Topic of the month (November)

Can we bridge between neuroscience and education?

Neuro imaging

 

As neuroscience continues to flourish there is a lot to be hopeful for in how this area of research might benefit education and learning. However, there has also been a history of skepticism: can neuroscience actually help, or does it simply offer pretty pictures of brains?