Cognitive Neuroscience Center is a joint venture of the UMCG and the University of Groningen. The Center was founded in 2001 and became operational in the summer of 2003. Currently, it is equipped with a 3 Tesla MR-scanner, EEG and TMS equipment and data analysis facilities. The CNC hosts research staff from 3 faculties of the RuG, including the faculties of
Mathematics and Natural Sciences, and from the UMCG.
PET research, including animal PET, is done in collaboration with the PET-center of the UMCG. Research is focused on using and improving neuroimaging techniques for behavioral and cognitive neurosciences.