NeuroMat offers training on spike sorting

The cooperation between neuroscience and mathematics has much to offer to the collection of neural data. The Research, Innovation and Dissemination Center for Neuromathematics (CEPID NeuroMat), from the University of São Paulo, offers a training on the mathematical challenges of this area, specifically on advances developed on techniques of spike sorting. Report by Revista Mente e Cérebro, 11/2014.

Wikipedia may invigorate educational activities

A news piece on uses of the online, collaborative encyclopaedia in educational settings refers to NeuroMat's pioneering Wikipedia Initiative. The general goal of the Initiative is to stimulate members of the research team to work on entries on neuromathematics and pertaining topics in the Portuguese and English versions of Wikipedia. Report by André Jorge de Oliveira, Revista Galileu, 09/11/2014.

Neuromathematics through new technologies

NeuroMat and its effort of spreading information on a conceptual framework on brain functioning have featured on an article on how new social technologies, especially Wikipedia, may contribute to scientific and educational dissemination. João Alexandre Peschanski, Boletim Grupo de Cidadania, 08/2014.

"Science for all" -- an interview with Prof. Ernst Wolfgang Hamburger

NeuroMat's former coordinator of Scientific Education and Dissemination, Prof. Ernst Wolfgang Hamburger talks in an interview on various scientific enterprises he has been involved with and makes a special mention to NeuroMat. He concludes: "Until I am 100 years old, there is still a lot I can do." Interviewed by Antonio Augusto Passos Videira and Sofia Moutinho, Ciência Hoje, 08/2014.

A Wikipédia, um bem público global

Novas tecnologias garantem possibilidades de fomentar a criatividade e o trabalho colaborativo em sala de aula - e nisso a Wikipédia, um dos dez sites mais acessados do mundo, é especialmente relevante. João Alexandre Peschanski, Boletim Grupo de Cidadania, 08/2014.

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