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Award success for Patricia Lockwood

Award success for Patricia Lockwood
Description
Patricia Lockwood, Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Human Brain Health and Institute for Mental Health, has recently been named recipient of the Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship.
Date:
14/01/2021

Bedside EEG test can aid prognosis in unresponsive brain injury patients

Bedside EEG test can aid prognosis in unresponsive brain injury patients
Description
Assessing the ability of unresponsive patients with severe brain injury to understand what is being said to them could yield important insights into how they might recover, according to new research.
Date:
05/01/2021

How has the Covid-19 pandemic altered sex offender behaviour?

Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham are investigating how sex offenders have changed their behaviour in response to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Date:
05/01/2021

Magnetic brain waves to detect injury and disease

Magnetic brain waves to detect injury and disease
Description
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed a new sensor to measure weak magnetic signals in the brain, which has the potential to increase understanding of connectivity in the brain.
Date:
23/11/2020

International network to investigate the 'long shadow' of humanitarian conflict

International network to investigate the 'long shadow' of humanitarian conflict
Description
A grant of £2.1M has been awarded to the University of Birmingham to develop an international network that will commission research on humanitarian protection law and policy.
Date:
20/11/2020

Automatic decision-making prevents us harming others – new study

Automatic decision-making prevents us harming others – new study
Description
The processes our brains use to avoid harming other people are automatic and reflexive – and quite different from those used when avoiding harm to ourselves, according to new research.
Date:
15/10/2020

Rethinking Psychosis Treatment in Young People

Description
New treatments which identify existing treatments could be repurposed for effective use in psychosis which can move towards better and more personalised medicine.
Date:
08/10/2020

University of Birmingham joins forces with NSPCC to improve approaches to child suicide risk

University of Birmingham joins forces with NSPCC to improve approaches to child suicide risk
Description
Psychologists at the University of Birmingham are working with The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children to help the charity in its response to children who are at risk of suicide.
Date:
09/09/2020
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