International Women’s Day - Women in Neuroscience
Invercargill
5.30pm - 7pm

Panel discussion about women in the neuroscience field.
Led by Dr Louise Bicknell
6 March
International Women’s Day - Women in Neuroscience
Auckland
6pm - 7.30pm

Panel discussion about women in the neuroscience field.
Led by Associate Professor 
Johanna Montgomery
7 March
International Women’s Day - Women in Neuroscience
Dunedin
12pm – 1.30pm

Panel discussion about women in the neuroscience field, in collaboration with the Otago Pioneer Women’s Memorial Association. 
Lead by Associate Professor 
Louise C. Parr-Brownlie
8 March
Maintaining Healthy Cognition as We Age 
Queenstown
10am – 11.30am

Dr Liana Machado will speak about the potential for accessible activities, such as engaging in physical activity or volunteering in your community, to improve cognitive performance. 
11 March
The Next Generation of Research
Tauranga
6pm – 7.30pm

Panel presentation with the Gillespie Postgraduate Scholarship recipients. 

Speakers include Dr Susan Mahon, Ms. Akshata Anchan, Ms. Ruth Monk, and Ms. Phoebe Ross
12 March
Understanding Autism and Learning Differences
Auckland
6.30pm – 8pm

Panel discussion with the Centre for Brain Research around learning differences and autism.
14 March
Speakers include Associate Professor Johanna Montgomery, Associate Professor Karen Waldie, Dr Jessie Jacobsen, and Dr Rosamund Hill 
The Brain and How It Copes with Degenerative Brain Diseases
Wellington
6pm – 7.30pm

Associate Professor Maurice Curtis will be discussing his latest research on the amazing human brain and how it copes with degenerative brain diseases.
14 March
Brain Awareness
Christchurch
1pm – 2.30pm & 6pm – 7.30pm

Speakers from the New Zealand Brain Research Institute will discuss their latest research into neurological disorders.
20 March
Understanding Rare and Common Neurodegenerative Diseases
New Plymouth
6pm – 7.30pm

Dr Andrew Munkacsi will be speaking about his latest research into the contribution of rare neurodegenerative diseases to understanding common neurodegenerative diseases.
27 March
Is it in our Genes? Neurological Gene Disease, Therapies, and the Future 
Auckland
6.30pm – 8pm

Panel discussion with the Centre for Brain Research about gene related neurological diseases and the advancements in research. 
21 March
Speakers include Professor Russell Snell, Dr Richard Roxburgh, Ms. Miriam Rodrigues, and Ms. Jo Dysart from Huntington’s Disease Association (Auckland).
Zinc and its link to Autism Spectrum Disorder
Napier
6pm – 7.30pm

Dr Kevin Lee will be speaking about his latest research into the link between zinc-enriched diets and autism as well as his new research into human-based brain models for research.  
20 March
Brain Day: Auckland
Auckland
10am – 3pm

An all-day event in collaboration with the University of Auckland Centre for Brain Research, with local community groups, children’s activities, and academic speakers. 
No registration required.
23 March
Movement, Memory and The Ageing Brain
Auckland
6.30pm - 8pm
Panel discussion with the Centre for Brain Research on dementia and the ageing brain. 
28 March
Speakers include Associate Professor Lynette Tippet, Dr Phil Wood, Professor Ngaire Kerse, and Dr Gary Cheung
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Understanding Rare and Common Neurodegenerative Diseases
Nelson
6pm – 7.30pm

Dr Andrew Munkacsi will be speaking about his latest research into the contribution of rare neurodegenerative diseases to understanding common neurodegenerative diseases.
12 March
Brain Day: Dunedin
Dunedin
10am – 4pm

An all-day event in collaboration with the Brain Health Research Centre and the University of Otago featuring local community groups, children’s activities, and academic speakers. No registration required.
16 March
Speakers include Professor John Reynolds, Professor Lynette Sadleir, Dr Max Berry, and Associate Professor Stephanie Hughes

Starting on 6 March with our Women in Neuroscience panels and ending on 28 March in Auckland with an evening chat about the Ageing Brain, March is bringing you 17 events happening across New Zealand.  

See our full schedule of events listed below and for our supporters expect an invitation in the mail for events happening near you.

Registration is required to attend events unless specified, please click on the link below each event to register.

If you have any questions, concerns, or problems please email rsvp@neurological.org.nz or call Jackie at 0508 BRAINS (0508 272 467).
In 2019, we’re giving you an entire month of Brain Awareness events!

Visit us at neurological.org.nz
0508 BRAINS (272 467)
Stroke Recovery
Hamilton
6pm – 7.30pm

Associate Professor Cathy Stinear will be speaking about her latest research into stroke recovery.
13 March