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  • 2012 PhD Biology (specialisation in Neuroscience), Carleton Univeristy, Canada
  • 2007 MLitt Philosophy, University of Glasgow, UK
  • 2004 BSc (Hons), Pharmacology, University of Glasgow, UK


  • 2015- Assistant professor, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
  • 2014- Adjunct assistant professor, Hangzhou Normal University, China
  • 2013-2014 Post-doctoral fellow, University of Ottawa, Canada

Research Interests

  • Neuroimaging
  • self
  • consciousness
  • psychiatric disorders
  • biology of brain function

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Projects 2016 2020


Duncan, N.


Project: A - Government Institutionb - Ministry of Science and Technology

Niall William Duncan-107研究計畫績效獎

Duncan, N.


Project: B - Project of TMUh - Other (Funded by TMU)

神經動態活動結構的生化相關物 - 一項多模態研究(3/3)

Duncan, N.


Project: A - Government Institutionb - Ministry of Science and Technology

神經動態活動結構的生化相關物 - 一項多模態研究(2/3)

Duncan, N.


Project: A - Government Institutionb - Ministry of Science and Technology


Duncan, N.


Project: A - Government Institutionb - Ministry of Science and Technology

Research Output 2008 2019

4 Citations (Scopus)

Big GABA II: Water-referenced edited MR spectroscopy at 25 research sites

Mikkelsen, M., Rimbault, D. L., Barker, P. B., Bhattacharyya, P. K., Brix, M. K., Buur, P. F., Cecil, K. M., Chan, K. L., Chen, D. Y. T., Craven, A. R., Cuypers, K., Dacko, M., Duncan, N. W., Dydak, U., Edmondson, D. A., Ende, G., Ersland, L., Forbes, M. A., Gao, F., Greenhouse, I. & 46 others, Harris, A. D., He, N., Heba, S., Hoggard, N., Hsu, T. W., Jansen, J. F. A., Kangarlu, A., Lange, T., Lebel, R. M., Li, Y., Lin, C. Y. E., Liou, J. K., Lirng, J. F., Liu, F., Long, J. R., Ma, R., Maes, C., Moreno-Ortega, M., Murray, S. O., Noah, S., Noeske, R., Noseworthy, M. D., Oeltzschner, G., Porges, E. C., Prisciandaro, J. J., Puts, N. A. J., Roberts, T. P. L., Sack, M., Sailasuta, N., Saleh, M. G., Schallmo, M. P., Simard, N., Stoffers, D., Swinnen, S. P., Tegenthoff, M., Truong, P., Wang, G., Wilkinson, I. D., Wittsack, H. J., Woods, A. J., Xu, H., Yan, F., Zhang, C., Zipunnikov, V., Zöllner, H. J. & Edden, R. A. E., May 1 2019, In : NeuroImage. 191, p. 537-548 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gamma-Aminobutyric Acid
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Occipital Lobe
gamma-Aminobutyric Acid
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
17 Citations (Scopus)

Abnormal Resting-State Connectivity in a Substantia Nigra-Related Striato-Thalamo-Cortical Network in a Large Sample of First-Episode Drug-Naïve Patients With Schizophrenia

Martino, M., Magioncalda, P., Yu, H., Li, X., Wang, Q., Meng, Y., Deng, W., Li, Y., Li, M., Ma, X., Lane, T., Duncan, N. W., Northoff, G. & Li, T., Feb 15 2018, In : Schizophrenia Bulletin. 44, 2, p. 419-431 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Substantia Nigra
Pharmaceutical Preparations
9 Citations (Scopus)

Breakdown in the temporal and spatial organization of spontaneous brain activity during general anesthesia

Zhang, J., Huang, Z., Chen, Y., Zhang, J., Ghinda, D., Nikolova, Y., Wu, J., Xu, J., Bai, W., Mao, Y., Yang, Z., Duncan, N-W., Qin, P., Wang, H., Chen, B., Weng, X. & Northoff, G., May 1 2018, In : Human Brain Mapping. 39, 5, p. 2035-2046 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

General Anesthesia
6 Citations (Scopus)

How much is enough—Can resting state fMRI provide a demarcation for neurosurgical resection in glioma?

Ghinda, D. C., Wu, J. S., Duncan, N. W. & Northoff, G., Jan 1 2018, In : Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 84, p. 245-261 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Magnetic Resonance Imaging