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Spotlight on: The Centre for Human Brain Health

Spotlight on: The Centre for Human Brain Health
Description
The Centre for Human Brain Health (CHBH) is an inter-disciplinary brain research facility established with the mission of understanding what makes a brain healthy, how to maintain it, how to prevent and reverse damage and how to develop the next generation of interventions and tools for personalised brain healthcare.
Date:
08/07/2016

Conference on using behavioural science to target prolific criminals

Conference on using behavioural science to target prolific criminals
Description
October 2016 sees the British Academy hosting a conference on the use of behavioural science techniques to target prolific criminals. The conference will take place at the stunning headquarters of the British Academy in central London.
Date:
06/07/2016

'Prolonged disorders of consciousness' workshop

'Prolonged disorders of consciousness' workshop
Description
Drs Davinia Fernández-Espejo and Damian Cruse recently hosted a half-day workshop to establish research of acute and prolonged disorders of consciousness in the Midlands.
Date:
04/07/2016

Second interdisciplinary Conference on Culture held in Birmingham

Second interdisciplinary Conference on Culture held in Birmingham
Description
The student-led Culture Conference was held at the University of Birmingham on 9 and 10 June, following the success of last year's conference, which received very positive feedback and raised further questions for debate.
Date:
01/07/2016

Crime Linkage Symposium held in New York

Crime Linkage Symposium held in New York
Description
The Crime Linkage International NetworK (C-LINK) which was set up and hosted by the School of Psychology in 2013, presented the findings of its two international research projects during a C-LINK symposium at the 17th Conference of the International Academy of Investigative Psychology in New York last month.
Date:
28/06/2016

Exploring route learning in individuals with brain injury

Exploring route learning in individuals with brain injury
Description
A project team in the School are developing a virtual environment that will allow them to explore route learning in people with traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Date:
30/05/2016

Understanding chimpanzee behaviour in zoos

Understanding chimpanzee behaviour in zoos
Description
A recent Birmingham Brief article, based on the work of researchers in the schools of Biosciences and Psychology, considers how zoos could modify great ape enclosures to elicit wild-type behavioural profiles.
Date:
27/05/2016

Movement and social interaction in individuals with autism

Movement and social interaction in individuals with autism
Description
A review article recently published by Dr Jennifer Cook looks at movement kinematics and social cognition in individuals with autism.
Date:
18/05/2016
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'Visual Predictions in different layers of visual cortex'

'Visual Predictions in different layers of visual cortex'
Date
01/03/2017
Location:
University house - Room G03
Description
Part of the School Seminar Series. Speaker: Professor Lars Muckli, Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging (CCNi) / Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, Wednesday 1 March 2016 (13:00-14:00)

Innovation in cultural systems – an interdisciplinary meeting

Date
25 - 26/05/2017
Location:
University of Birmingham
Description
Two doctoral researchers from the School of Psychology - PhD students Elisa Bandini and Eva Reindl, will be hosting a two-day interdisciplinary conference at the University of Birmingham on the 25th and 26th of May 2017 on the topic 'Innovation in cultural systems – an interdisciplinary meeting'.
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