Benefits of LIBC Membership:
- Access to infrastructure such as MRI scanners, EEG set-ups and the Babylab, rely on colleagues with relevant expertise
- Interdisciplinary research is facilitated by connections to colleagues from different faculties
- Access to LIBC lab meetings
- Apply for LIBC grants
Terms of membership:
- You are an employee of Leiden University or LUMC
- Your research field is related to brain and/or cognition
- You will list LIBC as one of the (additional) affiliations on your publications about brain and cognition
- You will attend the biennial LIBC symposium (including presenting your research during this symposium, occasionally)
- Yearly you will provide data for the LIBC annual report, such as a list of publications, grants etc.
If you wish to become a member of the LIBC, please fill in the form on this page.
What to do when applying for a new LIBC affiliated MRI research project:
- Approval of the protocol by the scientific review committee of the own institute/ department. This is compulsory for approval by the CME of the LUMC.
- At the same time the researcher should submit the protocol to CME (LUMC). A copy of the approval letter is to be sent to the LIBC office.
- Researchers havte to become a member of the LIBC.
If you want to scan:
- The LIBC office will arrange a zero-hour contract at the Radiology department of the LUMC for researchers with a scan license, and for other researchers working on the study for a longer period of time who have done the MRI safety training.
- The LIBC office will arrange an account for Ezis (this is only possible with a zero-hour contract).
- When a 4-letter code is assigned to the study the LIBC office creates anonymous participant codes (4-letter code + number). The number of codes created depends on the number of participants specified in the approved protocol.