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Clinical staff and trainees organise conference

Clinical staff and trainees organise conference
Description
Staff and trainees from the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology are organising a one-day conference to showcase their clinical research.
Date:
25/04/2016

Award for Forensic Clinical Doctoral Trainee

Award for Forensic Clinical Doctoral Trainee
Description
Ian Burke, Forensic Clinical Doctoral Trainee in the School of Psychology, has won the Division of Clinical Psychology's Faculty of Forensic Clinical Psychology Pre Qualification award.
Date:
18/04/2016

Researchers discuss Tourette's findings on BBC programme

Researchers discuss Tourette's findings on BBC programme
Description
Work conducted at BUIC was recently featured in BBC Two programme 'Employable Me', a series which looks at employability amongst jobseekers with neurological conditions such as Autism and Tourette's.
Date:
12/04/2016

Grant to explore memory and empathy

Grant to explore memory and empathy
Description
Dr Federica Meconi has won a prestigous Marie-Curie grant worth over 183,000 Euros for a two-year project to explore how memories shape empathy for others.
Date:
31/03/2016

New accommodation for the School

New accommodation for the School
Description
New accommodation has been confirmed for the School of Psychology, which will allow it to realise its ambitious plans and provide excellent new facilities for staff and students.
Date:
31/03/2016

Grant to investigate Autism Spectrum Disorder

Grant to investigate Autism Spectrum Disorder
Description
A research team including Dr Jennifer Cook has been awarded £70,000 from the Baily Thomas Charitable Fund to investigate learning and reward processes in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Date:
21/03/2016

How do we process the multisensory world?

How do we process the multisensory world?
Description
A recently published paper has demonstrated that the signals from different senses are partially integrated in parts of the brain that have previously been assumed to process signals from only one sense such as vision.
Date:
16/03/2016

Undergraduate student visit to Twycross Zoo

Undergraduate student visit to Twycross Zoo
Description
As part of their final-year study our students are currently comparing the cognitive abilities of human children with other great apes, as well as crows and elephants. Twycross Zoo is a world primate centre and the only place in the UK where the students can see all four non-human great apes: chimpanzees, bonobos, orangutans and gorillas.
Date:
16/03/2016
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Cumulative Culture Conference

Cumulative Culture Conference
Date
09 - 10/06/2016
Location:
University of Birmingham
Description
Three researchers from the School of Psychology – PhD students Elisa Bandini and Eva Reindl, and Birmingham Fellow Dr Claudio Tennie – will be hosting a two-day interdisciplinary conference at the University of Birmingham on 9 and 10 June 2016 on the topic 'When and How does Cumulative Culture Emerge?'
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