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SWIP workshop

SWIP workshop

Description
Mentoring and networking workshop for women in philosophy.
Date:
15/05/2015
The mentoring project

The mentoring project

Description
Ema Sullivan-Bissett is taking part in The Mentoring Project on the 12th–14th June at the University of Masschusetts Amherst.
Date:
15/05/2015
The student perspective: Philosophy

The student perspective: Philosophy

Description
A series of new videos featuring our students talking about why they chose the University of Birmingham and their experience of studying in the Department of Philosophy.
Date:
07/05/2015
Sight, sound, and mental health

Sight, sound, and mental health

Description
Report and videos of the talks from the "Sight, Sound, and Mental Health" event which ran as part of the Arts and Science Festival at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
28/04/2015
Good grief! Epistemic and psychological benefits of depressive mood

Good grief! Epistemic and psychological benefits of depressive mood

Description
PhD student to present paper at two major conferences.
Date:
27/04/2015
We need better methods of measuring poverty if we want to make progress

We need better methods of measuring poverty if we want to make progress

Description
Scott Wisor writes for The Guardian.
Date:
27/04/2015
Philosophy for the curious: why study Philosophy?

Philosophy for the curious: why study Philosophy?

Description
Professor Lisa Bortolotti interviewed about the benefits of studying Philosophy.
Date:
22/04/2015
Promises and limitations of cognitive neurosciences and genomics in identifying valid mental disorder constructs within the Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) framework

Promises and limitations of cognitive neurosciences and genomics in identifying valid mental disorder constructs within the Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) framework

Description
PhD student to present at the prestigious and highly competitive Cognitio 2015 conference.
Date:
21/04/2015
Methods of poverty assessment must be overhauled if we really want to make a difference

Methods of poverty assessment must be overhauled if we really want to make a difference

Description
Scott Wisor writes the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
27/03/2015
Irrationality and the relationship among rationality, mental health, and human agency

Irrationality and the relationship among rationality, mental health, and human agency

Description
Professor Lisa Bortolotti interviewed by Nigel Warburton for Philosophybites.
Date:
20/03/2015
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