Surbiton High School

Year 12 Brain Symposium

On Friday 21st March 150 Y12 students from 6 different schools, including Caterham, Tiffin Boys School, Hollyfield and Surbiton High, participated in a Symposium on the Human Brain. The event was delivered by Oxford International Biomedical Centre and was sponsored by United Learning. Dr Tom Hawkins of UCL delivered the informative opening lecture on ‘An introduction to the human brain’. This was followed by a fascinating insight into how the brain processes signals from the eyes and how the human visual system can sometimes go wrong, given by Dr Holly Bridge of Oxford University. The final lecture was delivered …read more