The Synapse Society is a discussion space, a close-knit community, a compilation of content curated by Team Stimulus, and so much more! This will be your treasure trove to responsibly sourced information about the brain- especially if you’re just a curious individual beginning to explore the brain sciences.
So, join us as we delve deeper into the mental: the mind, brain, and behaviour. Explore the fascinating connections between them to stimulate your mind with discussions, our close-knit community, and an abundance of knowledge to lose yourself in.
Research 101 Workshop
The Research 101 workshop is a comprehensive guide and colloquy for a diverse set of students driven by academic curiosity, and wondering where to begin! We wanted to give back to the society that has given us so much! Hence, in order to celebrate Stimulus’ first anniversary as a completely youth-driven initiative, forging ahead, making strides in increasing accessibility to the brain sciences for a younger audience, we will be donating all proceeds from our workshop to Asha Niketan. The workshop will be conducted by Stuti Chakraborty, who recently completed her undergraduate degree and is currently working as an Occupational Therapist at Christian Medical College, Vellore. She is one of the Co-founders of Stimulus. Stuti started out with research as an undergraduate student and was instantaneously drawn to its evolving nature. She has 8 publications in international, peer-reviewed journals/preprint servers and is also currently collaborating on research projects with professors from research labs around the world.
Junior Research Competition
In order to further our vision of fostering scientific acumen among young minds, we at Stimulus conducted a research-based competition for high-school students across India, in collaboration with IIT Gandhinagar’s cognitive science department.
These high school students are virtually insatiable in their pursuit of purpose, so much so that when they found their cause in the field of neuroscience, they pursued it with an unrivalled, unapologetic passion to see it through! The 10 min presentation which they gave on their own with assistance from masters and PhD students of the centre of cognitive and brain sciences was nothing but exceptional!
The event was conducted on 20th March 2021 with 1000 participants from all over the country. Their proactive and diligent behaviour was a testament to the difference they will be making in neuroscience. Even though most of them are still teenagers, we are confident that they are going to break the mould and reshape much of the world we know today.
Stimulus organised a Neuroscience convention called “Neuro-November” in collaboration with Project Encephalon, spanning events that were a perfect blend of discussions, research projects and career development panels in neuroscience, in an effort to empower the next generation of neuroscientists.
In celebration of knowledge and diversity with speakers, panellists and audiences all across the world, we offer an enticing blend of events that delve deeper into the fascinating field of neuroscience through the lens of different art forms- something never done before!
A uniquely curated 4-day event that is the perfect fit for you to satiate your love for neuroscience along with the hundreds of students, graduates, academicians and seasoned neuroscientists that attended and were left yearning for more!
Our Past Events
Alongside Hoomans of Calcutta, this mental health drive was centred at students. The coronavirus pandemic has indeed turned the world upside down. When it comes to students, who are yet to mature completely and are still learning, such an experience takes a massive toll. With this in mind, we launched a collaboration with HOC, to ameliorate mental health issues and foster a sense of belonging.