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BPS awards success for Forensic Psychology staff

BPS awards success for Forensic Psychology staff
Description
The Centre for Forensic and Criminological Psychology has had double success in the recent round of awards given by the Division of Forensic Psychology (British Psychological Society).
Date:
11/07/2016

Spotlight on: The Centre for Human Brain Health

Spotlight on: The Centre for Human Brain Health
Description
The Centre for Human Brain Health (CHBH) is an inter-disciplinary brain research facility established with the mission of understanding what makes a brain healthy, how to maintain it, how to prevent and reverse damage and how to develop the next generation of interventions and tools for personalised brain healthcare.
Date:
08/07/2016

Conference on using behavioural science to target prolific criminals

Conference on using behavioural science to target prolific criminals
Description
October 2016 sees the British Academy hosting a conference on the use of behavioural science techniques to target prolific criminals. The conference will take place at the stunning headquarters of the British Academy in central London.
Date:
06/07/2016

President of Nankai University visits Museum

President of Nankai University visits Museum
Description
The Lapworth Museum of Geology was delighted to give Professor Gong Ke, President of Nankai University, and the University of Birmingham China Institute a personal tour of the completely new Lapworth Museum of Geology.
Date:
05/07/2016

Perspective: the Lapworth and the magic of the natural world

Perspective: the Lapworth and the magic of the natural world
Description
In a recent Birmingham Perspective article, Dr Richard Butler reflects on the importance of natural history museums, and anticipates that the reopening of the Lapworth Museum of Geology will allow generations to discover the magic of the natural world.
Date:
04/07/2016

'Prolonged disorders of consciousness' workshop

'Prolonged disorders of consciousness' workshop
Description
Drs Davinia Fernández-Espejo and Damian Cruse recently hosted a half-day workshop to establish research of acute and prolonged disorders of consciousness in the Midlands.
Date:
04/07/2016

Second interdisciplinary Conference on Culture held in Birmingham

Second interdisciplinary Conference on Culture held in Birmingham
Description
The student-led Culture Conference was held at the University of Birmingham on 9 and 10 June, following the success of last year's conference, which received very positive feedback and raised further questions for debate.
Date:
01/07/2016

Understanding why elite sportspeople turn to doping

Description
Why do so many elite sportspeople turn to doping?The frequency of doping scandals in sport shows that testing appears to be an insufficient deterrent against doping for many athletes, and there may be a case to be had that they dope simply 'because they can get away with it'.
Date:
30/06/2016

Understanding why elite sportspeople turn to doping

Description
Why do so many elite sportspeople turn to doping?The frequency of doping scandals in sport shows that testing appears to be an insufficient deterrent against doping for many athletes, and there may be a case to be had that they dope simply 'because they can get away with it'.
Date:
30/06/2016

Crime Linkage Symposium held in New York

Crime Linkage Symposium held in New York
Description
The Crime Linkage International NetworK (C-LINK) which was set up and hosted by the School of Psychology in 2013, presented the findings of its two international research projects during a C-LINK symposium at the 17th Conference of the International Academy of Investigative Psychology in New York last month.
Date:
28/06/2016
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