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'Outstanding' paper award for former PhD student

Description
Former Centre for Applied Psychology PhD student, Kuljit Heer, is celebrating after her paper was awarded the mark of 'Outstanding' from the Tizard Learning Disability Review.
Date:
29/05/2018

Weight loss maintainers have different responses to food

Weight loss maintainers have different responses to food
Description
According to new research by the University of Birmingham and the University of Amsterdam, successful weight successful weight loss maintainers have responses to food than people with obesity and their lean counterparts.
Date:
23/05/2018

Youth mental health and early intervention

Youth mental health and early intervention
Description
World Mental Health Awareness Week gives us an opportunity to reflect on how mental health service provision has improved and how far we have yet to go.
Date:
17/05/2018

Upcoming exhibition at the ThinkTank Museum

Upcoming exhibition at the ThinkTank Museum
Description
Students and staff from the Applied Memory and Cognition Lab, in the Centre for Applied Psychology, will be running an exhibit at the Think Tank Museum as part of the "Meet the Expert" programme.
Date:
17/05/2018

Research fellowship for School of Psychology Lecturer

Research fellowship for School of Psychology Lecturer
Description
Dr Heather Flowe, Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology, was awarded research fellowship by the University of Sydney and visited there this spring. The award stemmed from her work on alcohol and memory for sexual assault.
Date:
15/05/2018

Research shows endemic discrimination against fat people

Research shows endemic discrimination against fat people
Description
Angela Meadows, Doctoral Researcher in the School of Psychology, recent article in The Conversation highlights her research around the prejudice and discrimination towards obese individuals,
Date:
10/05/2018

'Tip-of-the-tongue' moments less likely in fitter older people

'Tip-of-the-tongue' moments less likely in fitter older people
Description
Dr Katrien Segaert, Lecturer in the School of Psychology, describes, in The Conversation, her research showing that fitter older people are less likely to have "It's on the tip-of-my-tongue" moments than less fit older people.
Date:
30/04/2018

Psychology success in 2019 rankings

Psychology success in 2019 rankings
Description
The School of Psychology is ranked 1st in the Russell Group for Graduate Prospects in The Complete University Guide 2019 rankings.
Date:
26/04/2018
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Undergraduate Open Day

Undergraduate Open Day
Date
22 - 23/06/2018
Description
The perfect opportunity to hear first-hand from our current students and teaching staff about living and learning at Birmingham.
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