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💡Five INFANT Researchers Contribute to @JENS_Congress

🗣️Professor Geraldine Boylan, Professor @demurray and Dr Sean Mathieson, all took part in the #jENScongress this week, alongside INFANT PhD candidates @SoniaMarieMayo and @maryan8564.


📢INFANT @JENS_Congress 2021

🗣️Professor Geraldine Boylan will be offering her thoughts on "AI for the evaluation of HIE" during the plenary session to close the #jENScongress today between 1 - 1:20 pm CEST. #UCCResearch

Find out more - https://www.mcascientificevents.eu/jens/scientific-information/#scientific-programme

📢INFANT @JENS_Congress 2021

🗣️@IrishResearch scholar, @SoniaMarieMayo, will present two posters showcasing her research on eye-tracking for the assessment of cognitive development among infants between 1-2:30 pm CEST today. #jENScongress

Find out more - https://mcascientificevents.eu/jens/scientific-information/#scientific-programme

Another interesting and informative morning @JENS_Congress great talk by @infantcentre Prof Boylan on sleep in the NICU. @Newborn_brain #jENScongress #IrishResearch

📢INFANT @JENS_Congress 2021

🗣️Professor Geraldine Boylan will discuss research on "Neonatal EEG & sleep in the NICU" between 11:30 - 11:50 am CEST at the #jENScongress today. #UCCResearch

Find out more - https://www.mcascientificevents.eu/jens/scientific-information/#scientific-programme

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