South African Brainhack

Join us in South Africa for a Brainhack

Location: Wits Rural Campus, Limpopo, South Africa (outside the Kruger National Park)


The University of the Witwatersrand’s Neuroscience Research Laboratory (NeuRL) and Robotics, Autonomous Intelligence and Learning Lab (RAIL), in collaboration with Neuroscience Alliance (NEURAL, a chapter of OHBM), are running a residential Brainhack from the 22nd – 26th October 2024 at the Wits Rural Facilities outside the Kruger National Park. This South African Brainhack is generously funded by the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR), the International Brain Organisation (IBRO) and Wits School of Human and Community Development. Data hacking support will be given for MRI and DTI analyses, ERP-EEG, and fNRIS. A hyperscanning project will be running during the Brainhack. Limited spaces are available. Priority will be given to applicants from Africa. Please apply using THIS LINK specifying your project pitch. Applications close 5th July.

Contact information: Sahba Besharati ( & Aline Ferreira Correia (