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Researchers share their work at ESRC Festival of Social Science
Researchers share their work at ESRC Festival of Social Science
Description
A group of School of Psychology doctoral researchers recently organised a public engagement event at Birmingham Central Library. The exhibition was part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science and included posters and interactive demonstrations.
Date:
01/12/2014
Doctoral researcher's paper focuses on children's homes in Latin America
Doctoral researcher's paper focuses on children's homes in Latin America
Description
PhD student Manuela Garcia Quiroga has published a paper on the subject of children's homes and foster care around the world, with a special focus on Latin America.
Date:
20/11/2014
Provocative discussion lays bare the sinister side of technology
Provocative discussion lays bare the sinister side of technology
Description
Professor Anthony Beech examined the internet's darker side during a filmed discussion with playwright Jennifer Haley at London's Royal Court Theatre.
Date:
23/10/2014
Landmark book series reveals What Works in Offender Rehabilitation
Landmark book series reveals What Works in Offender Rehabilitation
Description
News article about The School of Psychology's Professor Leam Craig and Dr Louise Dixon being invited to edit an international book series about offender rehabilitation.
Date:
15/10/2014
£415,000 grant allows researcher to investigate why memories fade or linger
£415,000 grant allows researcher to investigate why memories fade or linger
Description
Dr Maria Wimber has been awarded a £415,000 grant to investigate the processes that underlie how we retrieve memories.
Date:
06/10/2014
Great Brain Experiment proves a smart way to measure memory
Description
The School of Psychology's Dr Fiona McNab has been investigating working memory - information held in the mind for a short period of time - through a specially created app called The Great Brain Experiment.
Date:
15/08/2014
Professor Stephen Wood named among World's Most Influential Scientific Minds
Professor Stephen Wood named among World's Most Influential Scientific Minds
Description
The School of Psychology's Professor Stephen Wood has been named among the World's Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014.
Date:
07/08/2014
Antiepileptic drugs taken during pregnancy may increase risk of impaired development for children
Antiepileptic drugs taken during pregnancy may increase risk of impaired development for children
Description
New research suggests that taking antiepileptic drugs during pregnancy increases the risk of the child having impaired brain development.
Date:
01/08/2014
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