IBRO-Simons Computational Neuroscience Imbizo

Imbizo is a Xhosa word meaning “a gathering to share knowledge”. The IBRO-Simons Computational Neuroscience Imbizo, or isiCNI is exactly that: an opportunity for African and international students to learn about cutting edge research techniques in computational neuroscience.

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Student Applications opening soon

Opening December 2021

The school


Aug 12, 2022 - Sep 04, 2022

The school will consist of four 5-day work weeks with 1 day off in-between. Each week will be focused on one of the themes appearing below. Your day off will be spent exploring some of the beautiful wonders around Cape Town. Each workday will consist of lectures in the morning, followed by either further lectures/practical tutorials in the afternoons.

Biophysics, Plasticity and Neural Recordings

Network Dynamics

Machine Learning

Higher Level Function, Motor Control & Decision Making


past faculty

Teaching assistants

past teaching assistants