Young talents

The compensatory brain - Alexander Sack

Written by Friday, 15 January 2010 13:53
How does the brain process visuospatial information? Can you briefly describe your research? “Broadly speaking, I’m trying to understand how the brains of healthy people work. Which parts are responsible for which function? I use an fMRI scanner on the one hand, to see what happens in the brain, and…

Decoding the listening brain - Elia Formisano

Written by Friday, 15 January 2010 13:51
Understanding how our brains hear in noisy situations You were also one of the guest speakers in 2005. How has your research developed since then? “A relatively large group of researchers works with me now. Thanks to their work we’ve made important discoveries about how the brain processes sounds. For…

Good neighbours, good friends? - Giselle Bosse

Written by Friday, 15 January 2010 13:48
The EU’s policy towards its Eastern neighbours What is your research about? “I look at the EU’s relations with its neighbour states in Eastern Europe: mainly Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus. After the last enlargements of the EU in 2004 and 2007 they became new neighbours, and they have a lot…

An old woman in the clouds - Aagje Swinnen

Written by Friday, 15 January 2010 13:46
The representation of ageing in literature and film You were also one of the guest speakers in 2005. How has your research developed since then? “I’m entering the last year of my Veni grant and I’m busy working on a book that is a result of that grant. It’s about…
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