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NEW Pathfinder Programme

NEW Pathfinder Programme
Description
The Pathfinder – West Midlands Mentoring Scheme is aimed at addressing ethnic inequity within the profession through supporting Aspiring Clinical Psychologists at various stages of their career journey.
Date:
09/03/2022

CARKing, HARKing and Salami Slicing – researchers illuminate Open Scholarship terminology

CARKing, HARKing and Salami Slicing – researchers illuminate Open Scholarship terminology
Description
Confusing terms coined or adopted by the Open Scholarship movement have been clarified by scientists in a new glossary aimed at keeping the movement accessible to all.
Date:
22/02/2022

Golfing cockatoos reveal ability to use combined tools

Golfing cockatoos reveal ability to use combined tools
Description
Cockatoos have shown an extraordinary ability to complete a task by combining simple tools, demonstrating that this cognitive ability is not found only in primates.
Date:
08/02/2022

Police and law enforcement 'back-office' staff dealing with traumatic material need extra support when working from home

Police and law enforcement 'back-office' staff dealing with traumatic material need extra support when working from home
Description
Analytical and intelligence professionals working with traumatic material during the pandemic have reported feeling anxious, sad, lonely and exhausted and need additional support working from home.
Date:
25/01/2022

€1.5M grant will enable research into why and when we help others

€1.5M grant will enable research into why and when we help others
Description
A University of Birmingham psychologist has been awarded a prestigious grant from the European Research Council to investigate why and when people make decisions to help others.
Date:
10/01/2022

Digital platform set to improve outcomes for patients with early psychosis

Digital platform set to improve outcomes for patients with early psychosis
Description
A project to improve outcomes for patients with early psychosis by developing a digital register, and personal health care recommendation tool has been launched by experts at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
29/11/2021

Specific facial features can help distinguish children from adults – new study

Specific facial features can help distinguish children from adults – new study
Description
Identifying specific facial features that can be used to distinguish a child's face from an adult's may offer a useful tool for determining whether children are depicted in indecent images of children.
Date:
19/11/2021

New doctoral training programme will train future healthcare professionals

New doctoral training programme will train future healthcare professionals
Description
Future healthcare professionals working in mental health and neurosciences will be trained at a new Doctoral Training Programme (DTP) thanks to a multi-million award from Wellcome.
Date:
09/11/2021
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