Memory

Martin Coath

Martin works in Plymouth University Cognition Institute on computer models of learning and development in cortex, musical perception, and auditory scene analysis.

He has recently been appointed to a newly created post of "Public Engagement Fellow" with an explicit remit to continue his research but also expand his work in schools and in the wider community and to encourage others to do the same.

Personal Information
Title: 
Dr
Firstname: 
Martin
Surname: 
Coath
Location
City: 
Plymouth
Country: 
UK
My FameLab
Year of graduation: 
2007
Thoughts about famelab: 
"NESTA FameLab is a genuinely good idea in a world where there are very few - kudos to whoever got it off the ground and to those who keep it running. Friendly atmosphere, uncomplicated format and like all good ideas, simple but simultaneously immensely challenging."
Professional Information
Field: 
Other
Speciality: 
Computational Intelligence and Neuromorphic Engineering
Qualifications: 
PhD Neuroscience MSc Computational Intelligence BSc Chemistry
Public engagement experience: 

Science presentations at Music and Jazz Festivals as well as Science festivals

Several interviews on BBC Radio and local press

Organised and presented science and maths events at food festivals, and in primary and secondary schools as well as Science Busking in pubs and at public events.

Ran an interactive experiment bridging Cheltenham Jazz and Science Festivals which was covered in the Daily Telegraph

Collaborations with London based composer Lola Perrin on neuroscience, music and creativity

Advising journalists from publications such as The Times

Topics of Interests: 
Music
Memory
Learning
Ecology
History of Science
Neuroscience
Media & Publications
Personal Websites: 
www.mcoath.net
 

Peter Zeidman

Peter Zeidman is a PhD student in Neuroscience at University College London. He researches how the brain enables us to remember the past and comprehend the space around us. He draws on previous experience in Computer Science and time working in the I.T. industry; Peter is a passionate exponent of the need for people from different disciplines to work together on the greatest questions in science.

Personal Information
Title: 
Mr
Firstname: 
Peter
Surname: 
Zeidman
Location
City: 
London
Country: 
UK
My FameLab
Place: 
Country Finalist
Year of graduation: 
2007
Professional Information
Field: 
Biology
Speciality: 
Neuroscience
Qualifications: 
BSc Artificial Intelligence & Computer Science, MSc Natural Computation, MSc Neuroscience
Public engagement experience: 

Annual science stage shows at Cheltenham Science Festival, and speaking events for adults and children

UCL student newspaper science writer

Ran robotics workshops with school children

Taught debating and public speaking at Birmingham University

Languages Spoken: 
English
Topics of Interests: 
Neuroscience
Memory
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Science
Media & Publications
Personal Websites: 
http://www.peterzeidman.co.uk
Videos: 
 
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