Blog & Podcast

NoldusHUB is here!

NoldusHUB is here! 08/12/2023

NoldusHUB sets a new standard for integrated and synchronised behavioural data collection, visualisation and analysis.

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 The Observer XT integrates with the Bitbrain EEG Diadem device

The Observer XT integrates with the Bitbrain EEG Diadem device 26/10/2023

The Observer XT now integrates with the Bitbrain EEG Diadem device

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Qualisys Equine User-group Meeting UK 2023, 25-26 October

Qualisys Equine User-group Meeting UK 2023, 25-26 October 24/10/2023

Qualisys Equine User-group Meeting UK 2023 

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Join us at SfN 2023!

Join us at SfN 2023! 23/10/2023

Tracksys will be at SfN in the Walter E. Washington Conference Centre in Washington D.C. from the 11-15th November.

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EthoVision XT upgrade offer

EthoVision XT upgrade offer 19/10/2023

A 30% discount, and 3 years free upgrades!

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Bertec Force Measurement

Bertec Force Measurement 20/12/2022

Full range of force measurement devices from Bertec available.

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EthoVision XT 16 released with Deep Learning

EthoVision XT 16 released with Deep Learning 20/05/2021

EthoVision XT 16 marks the start of the 'Deep Learning' era using neural networks to allow a computer to ‘learn by experience’. This drastically improves the detection of body points in rats and mice. The result: unsurpassed video tracking quality!

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Researchers in Conversation Podcast Episode 11: Dr Peter Oliver on Neuroscience

Researchers in Conversation Podcast Episode 11: Dr Peter Oliver on Neuroscience 09/12/2020

Dr Peter Oliver is an Associate Professor at the University of Oxford and MRC Programme Leader, and has used the EthoVision XT software.  This entertaining and informative chat reveals how Peter’s research follows the genes, as opposed to starting with a disease.  For example, his lab identified a family of proteins when gene mapping a mouse mutant with a distinctive pathology, linking to a form of epilepsy.  Peter covers the important skills required by a researcher, such as: the ability to make mutually beneficial collaborations; writing skills for publications and grant proposals; and the flexibility to take on new techniques as the research evolves.  He also gives us an insight in to publication review and the many creative ways of sharing academic research.

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Researchers in Conversation Podcast Episode 10: Sam Royle on Life as a Psychology Technician

Researchers in Conversation Podcast Episode 10: Sam Royle on Life as a Psychology Technician 25/11/2020

Sam Royle is a Psychology Technician at the University of Salford.  In this conversation he gives the listener a real sense of what the role entails and its importance within both academic research and teaching.  He shares his experiences of undertaking his Master’s, how he was drawn to the technician’s post as a way of financially supporting his PhD and then discovering the rewards of problem solving, a central feature of the role.  Sam explains his fortunate position in being well supported at Salford and how he has enthusiastically embraced all opportunities that have come his way, getting involved in varied research, teaching, outreach and joining the ATSiP technician’s community.

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Researchers in Conversation Podcast Episode 9: Professor Deirdre Murray on Paediatric Medicine and Research

Researchers in Conversation Podcast Episode 9: Professor Deirdre Murray on Paediatric Medicine and Research 11/11/2020

Professor Deirdre Murray is both Head of Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at UCC and Clinical Lead for Paediatrics at Cork University Hospital, dividing her time between research and clinical work.  We get to hear how her enjoyment of science and being a people person paved the way towards a career in medicine.  Deirdre reveals the interaction of her dual role, enabling her to explore her curiosity beyond current, established protocols with the aim to use research outcomes to make small changes in the clinical approach.  Deirdre’s enthusiasm and dedication are apparent when she discusses her work with infants suffering the effects of hypoxia.  She also covers a project that looks to assess children at 2 years with an app, allowing those affected by hypoxia to be picked up earlier than school age and be supported.

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