The Cortex Club connects researchers at the University of Oxford with world-leading neuroscientists through a unique educational forum dealing with cutting-edge topics and significant challenges in neuroscience. Our events range from small intense debates with up-and-coming scientists to large discussion sessions led by internationally prominent speakers, followed by the opportunity to ask them questions over drinks.

Cancelled: Talk with Prof Tansu Celikel

Dear all,

We regret to inform you that the talk today with Prof Tansu Celikel is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. This talk will be rescheduled for a later date, and we will inform you about it as soon as it is arranged.

With apologies and best wishes
Cortex Club Committee

Upcoming event: Book Club with British Neuroscience Association

Book Club with the Cortex Club and British Neuroscience Association 

Dates: February 16, 2021 5PM BST, March 2, 2021 5 PM BST, March 9, 2021 1 PM BST

Join us at the Cortex Club book club starting next month! Our first book will be ‘Other Minds’ by Peter Godfrey-Smith. Our first two sessions will be on Tuesday, 16th of February at 5 PM BST and Tuesday, 2nd of March, at 5 PM BST, followed by a virtual talk with the author on Tuesday, 9th of March at 1 PM BST! Each of these sessions will be an hour long.

Our goal for each of these book clubs is to bring together people every two weeks to discuss a section of a neuroscience-related book and facilitate an interesting conversation. There will be a reimbursement for the book cost if you join and participate in the book club. Please fill out this Google Form if you are interested in joining this event. The deadline for signing up is the 9th of February. Happy reading and we really look forward to discussing this book with you!

Movie night tonight: My Octopus Teacher

Movie night tonight: My Octopus Teacher

Date: February 23, 2021, 7 PM GMT

Join us for an octopus-themed movie night accompanying our Book Club! From Netflix: “My Octopus Teacher is a 2020 Netflix Original documentary film directed by Pippa Ehrlich and James Reed which documents a year spent by filmmaker Craig Foster forging a relationship with a wild common octopus in a South African kelp forest.”

Attendees will need to download the Netflix Party browser extension (https://www.netflixparty.com/) and ensure they have a Netflix subscription to join the movie night.

Information to join will be sent in our mailing list.