The UC Sports Neuroscience Initiative (SNI), a newly formed effort to achieve research breakthroughs that will enhance student-athletesí health and safety, will host a cross-campus academic conference Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, with a goal of encouraging multidisciplinary collaborations.
The conference, which will be held in UCís Medical Sciences Building, Room E-351, is open to all UC and UC-affiliated faculty, and will lead to the awarding of two Sports Health Innovation awards including funding of up to $20,000 each. Funding for this award was provided by the Office of the Vice President for Research.
The winning projects must involve collaboration between investigators from at least two of the research teams attending the conference. Applications are due Oct. 1, 2014.