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2018 Placement Fair

2018 Placement Fair
Description
Each year a Placement Fair is held jointly with the Coventry and Warwick Clinical Psychology course where NHS and third sector placement providers can meet with clinical psychology trainees and showcase placement opportunities available in their team or wider organisation.
Date:
28/03/2018

The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Forensic Neuroscience Hardcover

Description
This book is a joint project of academic and practitioners. It communicates knowledge and research findings in the neurobiological field to those who work with offenders and those who design policy for offender rehabilitation and criminal justice systems
Date:
23/03/2018

Memories can be decoded from brain waves during sleep, say researchers

Memories can be decoded from brain waves during sleep, say researchers
Description
In a study carried out by the Universities of Birmingham and York and published today in Current Biology, researchers found new insight into the process of memory consolidation during sleep. Their findings could also suggest new ways to help people remember things better, according to the researchers.
Date:
09/03/2018

Study proposes practical solution to challenges faced by bilingual children

Study proposes practical solution to challenges faced by bilingual children
Description
Researchers have made a major breakthrough in the assessment of language development among bilingual families and in the identification of those children who require extra support to improve their language skills.
Date:
22/02/2018

Monica Lloyd has been elected as a Fellow of the British Psychological Society

Monica Lloyd has been elected as a Fellow of the British Psychological Society
Description
Cited was her work within prisons as a practitioner and within HM Inspectorate of Prisons where she formalised the methodology for inspecting places of custody, and completed influential thematic reviews of race relations, suicide prevention, mental health care and the use of segregation in prisons.
Date:
22/01/2018

Study suggests that alcohol consumption contributes to self-blame in rape cases

Study suggests that alcohol consumption contributes to self-blame in rape cases
Description
An experimental study has suggested that alcohol consumption contributes to self-blame in rape, and women who blame themselves may not be as likely to report it.
Date:
22/12/2017

Research finds patients with post-traumatic stress disorder respond differently to certain sounds

Research finds patients with post-traumatic stress disorder respond differently to certain sounds
Description
Scientists at the Universities of Birmingham and Amsterdam hope to have found a new neurobiological marker to help recognise patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Date:
30/11/2017

ESRC grant awarded to study how eating with others affects appetite

ESRC grant awarded to study how eating with others affects appetite
Description
Professor Suzanne Higgs from the University of Birmingham, together with Professor Jeff Brunstrom from the University of Bristol and Associate Professor Lenny Vartanian from the University of New South Wales, Australia, have been awarded an ESRC Grant worth £500K for a project that aims to understand how eating with other people affects appetite.
Date:
07/11/2017
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