ALBA Webinar series: Breaking down the ivory tower

With this webinar series, the ALBA Disability & Accessibility Working Group aims to bring down the ivory tower of ableism among the brain research community, one extraordinary neuroscientist at a time. These webinars give a platform to scientists with disabilities across the globe and neuroscience disciplines, while reflecting on how to promote inclusive working environments and accessibility to research.

  • Voyages through brain and behaviour by Onur Güntürkün

    The first episode of this series featured Prof. Onur Güntürkün, behavioural neuroscientist at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany and his insights into the asymmetrical design of the human neural language system.

    7th December 2022

    More information on this webinar can be found here.
  • I can and I will: My journey with epilepsy and neuroscience by Philip Haydon

    The second episode of this series features Philip Haydon, Ph.D., Chair of Neuroscience at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, USA. He shares the early struggles he faced to overcome epilepsy and develop a career, and how he now works to educate, reduce stigma and inspire people with epilepsy to live fuller lives despite their disability. 

    23rd March 2023

    More information on this webinar can be found here.