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Best Publication Award for PhD Student

Best Publication Award for PhD Student
Description
Eva Reindl, third-year PhD student in the School of Psychology, has been awarded with The Michael K. O'Rourke Best Publication Award for the best PhD publication in the College of Life and Environmental Sciences 2016, receiving £400.
Date:
28/07/2016

PhD student takes part in Soapbox Science event

PhD student takes part in Soapbox Science event
Description
On Saturday 18 June some of the country's top female academics took to the streets of Oxford to tell the public about their research. This event, run by Soapbox Science, was one of a series which aims to promote women in science in an interesting and engaging way as they share their passion for science with the general public.
Date:
21/07/2016

Overall Winner achievement award for PhD student

Overall Winner achievement award for PhD student
Description
Shana Gander-Zaucker, Doctoral Researcher in the School of Psychology, has won the Overall Winner achievement award, at the Graduate School's 10th annual Research Poster Conference. This year the event was held at the Aston Webb building at the University of Birmingham on 14 June.
Date:
18/07/2016

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

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day
Description
Postgraduate Virtual Open Day Wednesday 13 January 2016 from 10am, School of Psychology - designed to inform prospective postgraduate students about the programmes available in the School
Date:
11/01/2016

Doctoral Researcher paper looks at the effect of psychopathy on metacognition in schizophrenia

Doctoral Researcher paper looks at the effect of psychopathy on metacognition in schizophrenia
Description
Doctoral Researcher Ahmad Abu-Akel (pictured right) has had his paper accepted by the Journal of Abnormal Psychology. He has conducted research into the effect on metacognition, of comorbid psychopathy in schizophrenic patients with a history of criminal offending.
Date:
28/10/2015

Student summer placements in Sri Lanka

Student summer placements in Sri Lanka
Description
Over the summer, six undergraduate students in the School of Psychology took part in mental health, teaching and special needs placements in Sri Lanka. They shared their skills at psychiatric hospitals and ran therapeutic activity sessions at centres for individuals with various specific needs.
Date:
26/10/2015

Doctoral Researcher Supriya Malik receives prestigious prize

Doctoral Researcher Supriya Malik receives prestigious prize
Description
PhD student Supriya Malik, from the Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, was awarded the Pat Howlin Prize at the Society for the Study of Behavioural Phenotypes International Scientific Symposium held at University College London in September.
Date:
12/10/2015
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