"Healthy Ageing"- Public lecture

Your brain is your life! Lifebrain public lectures series 3.

A healthy brain is essential to enjoy a productive human life. How do our brains change across our lifespan? What is healthy aging, and how do we encourage it? How can we maintain a healthy brain in older age? Brain health researchers will present some of their current findings at the public lecture of the Lifebrain project.

Free entrance, but registration is required at Eventbrite. There are 90 seats available on a first come first served basis.

Programme of the public lecture: 

18:00 Doors open

18:30 Welcome address

18:35 - 18:50 How do people think about brain health? Isabelle Budin-Ljøsne, PhD, Senior adviser, Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Isabelle Budin-Ljøsne will describe the findings from a European study on people`s perceptions of brain health.

18:50 - 19:05 How does the brain change with age? Sophia Borgeest, Lifebrain researcher, PhD student in Cognitive Neuroscience, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge

Sophia Borgeest will discuss how we can use cutting edge imaging techniques to study how the brain changes across the lifespan. 

19.05 - 19.50 Healthy ageing in the 21th century. Fiona Matthews, Professor in Epidemiology, Institute for Health and Society, Newcastle University

Fiona Matthews will discuss how social factors, lifestyle and health impact on our brain health and what this means for us now. 

19.50 - 20.00 Questions and answers, wrap-up

Download the poster of the event here.

 

Tags: Healthy ageing, brain health, brain imaging techniques
Published Jan. 21, 2019 9:45 AM - Last modified Feb. 11, 2019 4:06 PM