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Psychology student wins 3-Minute Thesis competition

Psychology student wins 3-Minute Thesis competition
Description
Meryl Lewis, studying for a PhD in Clinical Psychology in the School of Psychology, has won the 2017 University of Birmingham Three Minute Thesis competition.
Date:
07/07/2017

Policing and the justice system: tackling the key challenges

Policing and the justice system: tackling the key challenges
Description
In the latest Birmingham Brief article, Dr Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay and Dr Jessica Woodhams consider the challenges facing policing and the Criminal Justice Sector, including rehabilitation, pathways to crime and prioritisation.
Date:
30/06/2017

Study explores children's ability to copy products they cannot yet invent

Study explores children's ability to copy products they cannot yet invent
Description
Researchers from the University of Birmingham have published a study in Scientific Reports in which they investigate whether young children can copy a material cultural product that they themselves are not yet able to invent on their own. For this, the researchers adapted a tower construction task that was previously used with adults.
Date:
29/06/2017

Self-injury paper inspires Facebook video

Self-injury paper inspires Facebook video
Description
An article recently published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities by Dr Caroline Richards and Professor Chris Oliver has been converted into a 60-second video on Facebook by autism researcher Professor Andrew Whitehouse, in Australia.
Date:
26/06/2017

Paper explores children's tool innovation

Paper explores children's tool innovation
Description
Clare Whalley, an ESRC-funded PhD student, Dr Sarah Beck and Nicola Cutting (York St John University) have published a paper which explores children's tool innovation and how this is affected by prior experiences.
Date:
21/06/2017

Dr Joseph Galea wins Early-Career Award

Dr Joseph Galea wins Early-Career Award
Description
Senior Lecturer in the School, Dr Joseph Galea, has recently been awarded the British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience (BACN) Early-Career Award for his significant contribution to the field of Cognitive Neuroscience.
Date:
15/06/2017

PhD student a finalist in ESRC writing competition

PhD student a finalist in ESRC writing competition
Description
PhD student David Pollard was a finalist in the ESRC Writing Competition 2017, which aims to encourage and recognise the writing skills of ESRC-funded students.
Date:
23/05/2017

Birmingham researchers feature in ITN Productions and Police Federation new campaign

Birmingham researchers feature in ITN Productions and Police Federation new campaign
Description
Psychology staff at the University of Birmingham have a long history of research collaborations with UK and overseas police forces, the findings of which inform policing tactics.
Date:
18/05/2017
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Undergraduate Open Day

Undergraduate Open Day
Date
09/09/2017
Description
The perfect opportunity to hear first-hand from our current students and teaching staff about living and learning at Birmingham.

Undergraduate Open Day

Undergraduate Open Day
Date
14/10/2017
Description
The perfect opportunity to hear first-hand from our current students and teaching staff about living and learning at Birmingham.
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