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Should we all escape to the country during a heatwave?

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A new way of mapping temperatures in a city will allow local authorities to consider areas with the most vulnerable people in future heatwave plans.
Date:
02/07/2015

New 2015 grant from the Bial Foundation to examine hallucinatory anomalous body experiences

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Dr Jason Braithwaite has been awarded a new grant for €41,600 from the Bial Foundation to examine anomalous body experiences in non-clinical populations.
Date:
02/07/2015

New paper published in journal 'Cortex'

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A new paper from Dr Jason Braithwaite and colleagues from the School of Psychology, has been published in the top international journal 'Cortex'.
Date:
01/07/2015

Doctoral researchers hold successful interdisciplinary conference on Culture

Doctoral researchers hold successful interdisciplinary conference on Culture
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Two doctoral researchers from the School of Psychology - Eva Reindl and Elisa Bandini, and Nimrita Rana from the Department of Anthropology and African Studies organised a successful one-day interdisciplinary conference on 'The Origins and Transmission of Culture (OToC)'.
Date:
29/06/2015

Researchers featured on Channel 4 childhood behaviour programme

Researchers featured on Channel 4 childhood behaviour programme
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Dr Jackie Blissett and Dr Sissy Stefanidou were recently interviewed as part of the Born Naughty Channel 4 programme.
Date:
26/06/2015

One of our academics appointed Editor-in-Chief of APA journal

One of our academics appointed Editor-in-Chief of APA journal
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Dr Maria Kavussanu, Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology here at the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology (SEPP) published by the American Psychological Association.
Date:
23/06/2015

FIFA, not the biggest surprise: junctures in sport governance

FIFA, not the biggest surprise: junctures in sport governance
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FIFA, not the biggest surprise: junctures in sport governance. A review of the recent FIFA scandal and ramifications for other sports governing bodies.
Date:
23/06/2015

Vacancy for Experimental Officer in NMR

Vacancy for Experimental Officer in NMR
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We are looking for an Experimental Officer in NMR Metabolite Analysis to complete the NERC Metabolomics Facility team – applications until 9 July 2015.
Date:
22/06/2015

Syria's opposition is trapped in a life-threatening fuel crisis

Syria's opposition is trapped in a life-threatening fuel crisis
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Written by Professor Scott Lucas. With both Islamic State and Assad cutting off its fuel supplies, the Syrian opposition is struggling to survive.
Date:
22/06/2015

SportExR Professor Receives ACSM Citation Award

SportExR Professor Receives ACSM Citation Award
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The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has announced that Janice L. Thompson, Professor of Public Health Nutrition and Exercise at the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, is a recipient of its 2015 Citation Award.
Date:
19/06/2015
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