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How MRI reveals hearing damage and other secrets of the brain


Speaker: Dr Rebecca Dewey, CPhys, MInstP, University of Nottingham

The talk will describe new techniques that can be used to observe how external influences, such as drugs and prosthetics, as well as illnesses and disease, alter how the brain works.  

About the speaker 

Dr Rebecca Dewey works as a research fellow in neuroimaging at the Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre, (SPMIC), in the School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nottingham. She measures changes in brain structure associated with noise exposure and noise­induced hearing loss. She is currently working on a project managed collaboratively between SPMIC, the Hearing Sciences theme of  the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre and Hearing Sciences in the Division of Mental  Health and Clinical Neurosciences in the School of Medicine

Part of the IOP London and South East (LSE) region autumn/winter 2023/24 Physics Talks Series.

Refreshments will be available from 6pm.

Parking is free around the Lindop Building after 6pm.

The lecture is free and open to all but registration is required. Please contact the organiser to register your interest.