News and events 

Latest news and forthcoming events from the School of Psychology.
 

Events

Pint of Science festival
Pint of Science festival
Date
18 (18:30) - 20/05/2015 (21:30)
Location:
Various pubs in Birmingham
Description
Pint of Science is the Glastonbury of science: a giant science festival that will take place simultaneously in over 60 pubs across the UK from 18-20 May. Leading experts in various scientific fields will present, discuss and take questions on their latest discoveries and research with members of the public, over a beer and a packet of pork scratchings.
Conference: 'The Origins and Transmission of Culture (OToC): An interdisciplinary approach'
Date
28/05/2015 (08:30-18:30)
Location:
Sport and Exercise Sciences Building (Y14 on the Campus Map)
Description
The aim of this conference is to bring together researchers from different disciplines to discuss the origins of culture (for both humans and non-humans), how it evolved, and how we can study these changes.

 

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Researchers share their passions at poster conference
Researchers share their passions at poster conference
Description
Psychology postgraduate students showcased their work at a research poster conference on 10 June.
Date:
14/07/2014
Worldwide anti-crime network brings together police and academics
Worldwide anti-crime network brings together police and academics
Description
A global network dedicated to linking serial crimes recently met for a three-day workshop.
Date:
14/07/2014
A visit to expand the mind - students learn about Psychology during department open days
A visit to expand the mind - students learn about Psychology during department open days
Description
Cadbury College students learned about subjects as diverse as making social judgments, memory precision and using robots for rehabilitation during a trip to the School of Psychology.
Date:
04/07/2014
Paper proves that children are naturals when it comes to teamwork
Paper proves that children are naturals when it comes to teamwork
Description
A paper by PhD student Sophie Milward on the topic of children's ability to co-operate with others has been accepted by prestigious journal Cognition.
Date:
01/07/2014
Research group hopes to provide a clearer picture of how we interpret images
Research group hopes to provide a clearer picture of how we interpret images
Description
A new research network is aiming to deepen our understanding of how humans, animals and machines interpret visual images.
Date:
24/06/2014
Tools for Talking supports the development of shared understandings between service users and social care providers
Tools for Talking supports the development of shared understandings between service users and social care providers
Description
A School of Psychology project has been shedding light on the social care experiences of people with learning disabilities from minority ethnic populations.
Date:
23/06/2014
Researchers from across UK share ideas at Studying Language in Mind conference
Description
Doctoral researchers from the School of Psychology and Department of Applied Linguistics recently organised a one-day conference called Studying Language in Mind: A Multi-disciplinary Approach to Research Methodology.
Date:
12/06/2014
Past imperfect: study explores brain's ability to forget unpleasant memories
Past imperfect: study explores brain's ability to forget unpleasant memories
Description
New research from the School of Psychology has shed light on the human brain's amazing ability to dispose of unhappy memories.
Date:
12/06/2014
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