About this section

The Clinical Neurosciences Section provides a forum for the discussion of neurosciences covering their basic science, medical and surgical aspects among multiple neuroscience sub-specialties.


The Clinical Neurosciences Section webinar series

The RSM’s Clinical Neurosciences Section is pleased to announce the webinar series; "Current and historical perspectives” which will explore a variety of  neurological and neurosurgical themes, presented by eminent clinicians and scientists in the field.

These webinars will be broadcast weekly on Thursdays from 6:00pm to 7:00pm (BST), starting 25th June 2020. 

This series will be beneficial to neurologists, neurosurgeons, especially trainees and medical students. 

The webinar series will involve audience interaction with the speaker, and the content will be available to access later online by those who have registered but cannot be present for the live broadcast. 

Please see below for the schedule and to book. 

Upcoming events and webinars

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History of British Neurosurgery

This webinar will closely examine the British history of neurosurgery, from its humble beginnings of McEwan of Glasgow operating on a dural lesion in 1879 to 21st century technical advancements and super specialisation.
Hold-on tight while we discover how neurosurgery evolved in the UK over 150 years in just 1 hour.
  • Price £5 - £20
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Treatment of status epilepticus

Professor Simon Shorvon, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Neurology, University College London Institute of Neurology will outline the contemporary management of status epilepticus and acute seizures, and highlight the recent research and clinical developments in this field.

This webinar is free for RSM trainees and students

  • Price Free for RSM trainees and students
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Clinical Neurosciences: Gordon Holmes prize


First place: £300

Submission deadline 

Sunday 12 January 2020

Open to  

Students and trainees in neurosciences, including neurology, neurosurgery, neurophysiology, neuropathology or neuroradiology.

Application guidelines

Applicants are invited to submit no more than 500 word summaries of research which they have carried out. Those considered to be the best will be asked to give a 10 minute presentation (including 3 minutes discussion) at a meeting of the Section. Factors which will be taken into account in the assessment of the research will include the originality, the degree to which the research was carried by the presenter, the difficulty of the work and the extent to which it throws new light and understanding on any aspect of the aetiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, investigation, treatment or management of patients, and the importance and relevance in clinical practice, as well as the clarity of presentation. 


Apply here

Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.


Dr Hadi Manji