Life and Environmental Sciences News

Top marks in 2017 National Student Survey

Top marks in 2017 National Student Survey
Description
Students in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences have praised the quality of teaching and learning offered in the latest figures announced by the National Student Survey.
Date:
09/08/2017

Top marks in 2017 National Student Survey

Top marks in 2017 National Student Survey
Description
Students on our BSc Physiotherapy degree have praised the quality of teaching and learning on the course in the latest figures announced by the National Student Survey.
Date:
09/08/2017

Fellowship awarded for new research into the cerebellum

Description
Professor Chris Miall has received a Leverhulme Senior Research Fellowship for 2017-18, to pursue new research into the role of the cerebellum in cognition.
Date:
08/08/2017

Fellowship awarded for new research into the cerebellum

Fellowship awarded for new research into the cerebellum
Description
Professor Chris Miall has received a Leverhulme Senior Research Fellowship for 2017-18, to pursue new research into the role of the cerebellum in cognition.
Date:
08/08/2017

£1M BBSRC grant awarded to study how aging influences sense of touch

£1M BBSRC grant awarded to study how aging influences sense of touch
Description
Professor Alan Wing, together with Dr Massimiliano Di Luca, and Dr Roberta Roberts from the University of Birmingham and Dr Harriet Allen from the University of Nottingham, have been awarded a BBSRC Grant worth £1 million for a project that aims to understand how aging influences tactile surface perception in decision and action.
Date:
02/08/2017

Old peoples home for four year olds

Old peoples home for four year olds
Description
Dr Melrose Stewart was one of the three experts involved in an ambitious and exciting intergenerational experiment, 'Old People's Home for Four Year Olds', due to be screened on Channel 4 at 9pm on the 1st and 2nd of August 2017
Date:
31/07/2017

PhD student awarded prize for memory formation poster

PhD student awarded prize for memory formation poster
Description
School of Psychology PhD student Ben Griffiths was awarded a prize for best poster at the 'Cutting EEG' conference in Glasgow last month.
Date:
31/07/2017

Staff facilitate regional clinical psychology supervisor training

Staff facilitate regional clinical psychology supervisor training
Description
Clinical psychology staff in the School facilitated a clinical psychology supervisor training event over two days in June, which was attended by 34 new supervisors from the local region, and held at Bournville college, Longbridge.
Date:
27/07/2017

Spotlight on: The Birmingham Institute for Mental Health

Spotlight on: The Birmingham Institute for Mental Health
Description
The Birmingham Institute for Mental Health (IMH) has been created to improve the care and outcomes of those suffering from problems in their mental health, and to ensure a sustained impact on public policy and practice.
Date:
26/07/2017

Sleep guide developed by staff and students is launched at conference

Sleep guide developed by staff and students is launched at conference
Description
A resource for parents of children with neurodevelopmental disorders developed by members of the Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders and the charity Cerebra was successfully launched at a conference in Birmingham at the end of June.
Date:
25/07/2017
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