News and events

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

Latest news

Supervisor Workshops

Supervisor Workshops
Description
The 28th January 2020 saw the introduction of two new Supervisor workshops within the Centre for Applied Psychology.
Date:
11/02/2020

The brain of migraine sufferers is hyper-excitable, new study suggests

The brain of migraine sufferers is hyper-excitable, new study suggests
Description
Individuals who suffer from migraine headaches appear to have a hyper-excitable visual cortex researchers at the Universities of Birmingham and Lancaster suggest.
Date:
10/02/2020

David Gibbs graduation

Description
Congratulations to our valued colleague and expert by experience David Gibbs who graduated today with a BA in theology, ministry and mission from Durham university.
Date:
21/01/2020

Could AI help develop personalised psychosis therapies?

Could AI help develop personalised psychosis therapies?
Description
A new multicentre study will investigate the link between brain inflammation and psychosis, and use artificial intelligence techniques to identify patients that might benefit most from novel treatments.
Date:
18/12/2019

Fellowship via AXA Research Fund Announcement

Fellowship via AXA Research Fund Announcement
Description
Professor Jessica Woodhams and Dr Fazeelat Duran have been successful in securing Fellowship via AXA Research Fund.
Date:
06/12/2019

Link between inflammation and mental sluggishness shown in new study

Link between inflammation and mental sluggishness shown in new study
Description
Scientists at the University of Birmingham in collaboration with the University of Amsterdam have uncovered a possible explanation for the mental sluggishness that often accompanies illness.
Date:
15/11/2019

New clinical research offers possibility of future rehabilitation for patients in vegetative and minimally conscious states

New clinical research offers possibility of future rehabilitation for patients in vegetative and minimally conscious states
Description
Non-invasive brain stimulation is to be trialed for the first time alongside advanced brain imaging techniques in patients who are minimally conscious or in a vegetative state.
Date:
18/10/2019

Modern gambling: we at Birmingham are contributing to a turning of the tide

Modern gambling: we at Birmingham are contributing to a turning of the tide
Description
Gambling is now a sizeable public health problem. The toll on the health of individuals, families, and communities is now becoming recognised thanks to the work at the University of Birmingham School of Psychology
Date:
17/10/2019
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