Workshop: “Studying, Measuring and Altering Consciousness”

Dates: 20-21/11/2019, Venue: Merton College, University of Oxford.

Are you interested in the field of consciousness? Join us at the Luminous consortium workshop “Studying, Measuring and Altering Consciousness” on 20-21 November 2019.

Discussions will take place on consciousness – its theories and philosophy, how we measure and alter it, as well as probing the interesting ethical implications. Don’t miss this unique chance to exchange ideas on this exciting subject and hear the latest findings from the Luminous consortium:

The main one-day scientific conference will be held at the beautiful Merton College, University of Oxford on November 21st 2019. This will include talks from invited speakers: Anil Seth, Morten Kringelbach, Claire Sergent and Hector Zenil and Luminous consortium members: Michael Nitsche, Katie Warnaby, Marcello Massimini, Giulio Ruffini, Aurore Thibaut, Hubert Preissl, Niels Birbaumer, Silvia Casarotto, Athena Demertzi, Julien Modolo and Aureli Soria-Frisch. More details on programme will be announced shortly.

To join the main event, taking place on November 21st, BOOK HERE!

Please note that event registration is compulsory and at a cost of £50 (standard fee) or £20 (for students). We are also welcoming abstracts for e-posters and short flash talks. If you wish to contribute your work, the deadline for abstract submission is October 1st, 2019. You can find more details on the required abstract format here.

We will precede this event with an evening lecture from Professor Marcello Massimini that is open to the public. This will be held at 5.45pm on 20 November 2019 at the amazing venue of the  Natural History Museum of the University of Oxford. It will be followed by a “Researcher Cafe” where you can discuss many different aspects of consciousness with other researchers from the consortium over a drink. Book your free place here.

If you have any further questions, you can contact the organisers directly via an email to:

We look forward to seeing you in Oxford!

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