2021 Presentations & Events

The MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development run regular weekly and monthly meetings/workshops throughout the year. A list of upcoming meetings and workshops that have been scheduled for 2021 can be found below.  New events will be added to this list as they become available.

Tuesday 3rd August 2021 - 11.00 am
Join us at the next MARCS Meeting as we host an eventful MRM and MAC program commencing with a talk from Professor Ned Rossiter, and invited guest Professor Emily Cross.
Tuesday 27th of July 2021 - 11.00 am
Join us at the next MRM with invited speaker MARCS PhD Candidate Nicholas Ralph as he discusses Exploring Space Situational Awareness using Neuromorphic Event-based Cameras.
Tuesday 20th of July 2021 - 11.00 am
Join us at the next MRM for a talk on Online Platforms for Data Collection with invited speakers Dr Leidy Castro-Meneses: Some uses of the following platforms Pavlovia, PsychoPy, Gorilla, JATOS, Lookit; Dr Celia Harris: Zoom and Qualtrics; Dr Eline Smit: Zoom, Qualtrics, Pavlovia and the psychTestR package; and Associate Professor Mark Antoniou: E-prime Go.
Tuesday 13th of July 2021 - 11.00 am
Join us at the next MRM for an interactive workshop by Dr Celia Harris and Dr Hannah Sarvasy about Strategic Career Planning for HDRs and ECRs.
Tuesday 6th July 2021 - 11.00 am - 12pm.
The 3 Minute Thesis Competition (3MT) is coming soon with the MARCS Institute Qualifying Round to be held on Tuesday July 6 from 11am-12pm during the MRM time.
3MT
Tuesday 29th of June 2021 - 11.00 am
Join us at the next MRM with invited speaker MARCS MPhil candidate Sami El Arja as he discusses Neuromorphic Perception for Greenhouse Technology Using Event-based Vision Sensors.
Tuesday 22nd of June 2021 - 11.00 am.
Join us for the next MRM where we host the exciting MARCS Research Impact Competition.
Tuesday 15th of June 2021 - 11.00 am
If you are a student, join us next week at the exclusive student-only MARCS Research Meeting organized by the MRM Committee in association with the MARCS Student Representatives.
Tuesday 8th June 2021 - 11.00am
Join us at the next MRM with invited speakers Dr Ying Xu as she discusses Neuromorphic Auditory System and Applications and Eline Smit to discuss her research The effect of music perception abilities on phonological encoding in cross-situational word learning.
Tuesday June 1st 2021 - 11.00 am
Join us at the next MRM and MAC program commencing with talks from Dr Shantala Mohan, Dr Mark Richards and invited guest Associate Professor Genevieve Dingle
Shantala, Mark and Genevieve
Tuesday 25th of May 2021 - 11.00am
Join us at the next MRM talks from Patti Nijhuis & Kaysha Carroll.
Tuesday 18th of May 2021 - 11.00am
Join us at the next MRM talk from Moufid Atme.
Moufid Atme
Tuesday 11th May 2021 - 11.00am
Join us at the next MRM with invited speaker Professor Chris Davis who will discuss the ARC Discovery project "Investigating the Characteristics of Older Adults' Conversation Behaviour".
Tuesday 4th May 2021 - 11.00 am
Join us at the next MARCS Meeting as we host an MRM and MAC program with a talk from Dr Saeed Afshar, and invited guest Dr Heba Khamis.
Tuesday 27th April 2021 - 11.00am
Join us at the next MRM with invited speaker Ria Hamblett as she discusses how to write a track record statement.
Tuesday 20th April 2021 - 11.00am
Join us at the next MRM with invited speakers PhD candidates Siyao Cheng and Eylem Altuntas to present their Confirmation of Candidature presentations
Tuesday 13th April 2021 - 11.00am
Join us at the next MRM with invited speaker Dr Anthony Chmiel on An online music education program for older adult novices
Tuesday 6th April 2021 - 11.00 am
Join us at the next MARCS Meeting as we host an eventful MRM and MAC program with talks from the Science Librarian Kaysha Carroll, and invited speaker Dr Marieke van Heugten.
Tuesday 30th March 2021 - 11.00am
Join us at the next MRM with guest speaker Associate Professor Jorge Serrador, PhD (Biomedical and Human Technologies).
Tuesday 23th March 2021 - 11.00am
Join us at the next MRM with invited guest speaker Dr. Xin Wang, Senior Lecturer from Macquarie University
Tuesday 16th March 2021 - 11.00am
Join us at the next MRM with Research Director Professor Peter Keller and MARCS Research Development Officer Dr Karen Hutchings as they discuss the grants process.
Tuesday 9th March 2021 - 11.00am
Join us at the next MRM with Professor Paola Escudero Neyra, Gloria Pino Escobar and Eline Smit for their presentation.
Tuesday 2nd March 2021 - 11.00 am
Join us at the next MRM and MAC program commencing with talks from Dr Bharath Ramesh, Titus Jayarathna, and invited guest Associate Professor Arindum Basu
Tuesday 23rd February 2021 - 11.00am
Join us at the next MRM where the MARCS Technical Team gives an overview of both technical and software support services to support MARCS research.
Tuesday 16th February 2021 - 11.00am
Join us at the next MRM where our MARCS Summer Interns give an overview of their latest research projects.
Tuesday 9th February 2021 - 11.00am
Join us at the next MRM with Professor Kate Stevens and the new MRM committee members to discuss the updates on the new Westmead campus and the roadmap for 2021 MARCS Research Meetings.
Tuesday 2nd February 2021 - 12.00pm
Join us for the first MARCS Research Meeting of 2021, now on Tuesdays
Followed by the MARCS Afternoon Colloquium at 1.00pm with a presentation by Professor Felicity Baker