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Latest news and forthcoming events and seminars from the School of Psychology.

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Leading neuroscientist appointed Head of School of Psychology

Leading neuroscientist appointed Head of School of Psychology
Description
In September 2019, Professor Ed Wilding will be joining the University of Birmingham as Head of the School of Psychology.
Date:
13/06/2019

Night owls can 'retrain' their body clocks to improve mental well-being and performance

Night owls can 'retrain' their body clocks to improve mental well-being and performance
Description
A simple tweak to the sleeping patterns of 'night owls' could lead to significant improvements in sleep/wake timings, improved performance in the mornings, better eating habits and a decrease in depression and stress.
Date:
10/06/2019

Would you be a good eyewitness? Award-winning exhibit at Thinktank Museum invites visitors to test their skills

Would you be a good eyewitness?  Award-winning exhibit at Thinktank Museum invites visitors to test their skills
Description
What makes a good eyewitness? Psychologists at the University of Birmingham are inviting members of the public to join in an interactive exhibit at Thinktank to find out more and take part in a real science experiment.
Date:
22/05/2019

Fazeelat Duran and Jessica Woodhams have insightful journal article published by International Journal of Workplace Health Management

Fazeelat Duran and Jessica Woodhams have insightful journal article published by International Journal of Workplace Health Management
Description
Jessica Woodhams has insightful journal article published by Emerald
Date:
08/05/2019

Brain wiring differences identified in children with conduct disorder

Brain wiring differences identified in children with conduct disorder
Description
Behavioural problems in young people with severe antisocial behaviour – known as conduct disorder – could be caused by differences in the brain's wiring that link the brain's emotional centres together.
Date:
19/04/2019

Outstanding Impact Award 2019

Outstanding Impact Award 2019
Description
Outstanding Impact Award 2019 awarded to Professor Jess Woodhams and Dr Kari Davies for ANPR Data Retention Project.
Date:
08/03/2019

Brain Awareness Week at the University of Birmingham

Description
Join us to celebrate the international Brain Awareness Week 11 - 17 March 2019: a Public Engagement event celebrated worldwide, to raise public awareness of the importance of brain research.
Date:
20/02/2019

Researchers reveal brain connections that disadvantage night owls

Researchers reveal brain connections that disadvantage night owls
Description
'Night owls' – those who go to bed and get up later – have fundamental differences in their brain function compared to 'morning larks' , which mean they could be disadvantaged by the constraints of a normal working day.
Date:
15/02/2019
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