Leverhulme Trust Grant Success10 December 2014Congratulations to Chris Jarrold and Félice Van ‘t Wout who have just been awarded a three-year Leverhulme Trust Project Grant.
'Midwich Experiment’ to teach students about the brain in brand new format20 November 2014Jenna Todd Jones, a PhD student in Bristol’s School of Experimental Psychology, is participating in the project as a science advisor, and will also contribute to the events as an ‘expert’ scientist ready to lead the participating students to a deeper exploration of the field of neuroscience.
Enterprise Dinner 201418 November 2014At last week's University of Bristol Enterprise Dinner, both Dr David Turk and Dr Olivia Maynard were presented with Engagement awards.
@Bristol Brains Night24 October 2014At-Bristol opened its doors after hours for a special "Brains" evening. Visitors were offered the chance to take part in sheep brain dissections, watch brain cookery demos and much more.
Why Do We Believe the Unbelievable17 October 2014Bruce was invited to speak at this year’s Wired Event in London where he told the audience about his work on children’s reasoning and the origins of supernatural beliefs.
Future Brunels visit Experimental Psychology2 October 2014A group of local secondary school pupils selected to participate in the “Future Brunels” program spent a day at the university experiencing various activities in science and engineering. At Experimental Psychology, the theme of their session was “The Brain as a Magician”.
Stephan Lewandowsky named Digital Content Editor at the Psychonomic Society29 September 2014Members of the Psychonomic Society are Experimental Psychologists concerned with the application of psychology to health, technology and education. The Society and its members perform and promote the basic science of behaviour in areas such as memory, learning, problem solving, action planning, language, and perception that connect with other fields of research.
Sarah Griffiths receives ESRC Impact Acceleration Award21 August 2014Awards of over £50,000, the first to be funded through the University’s ESRC-funded Impact Acceleration Account, have been made across five Bristol Social Science projects. Sarah will use the funding for emotion recognition in autistic children.
Research with the Samburu in Kenya30 July 2014Professors Jeff Brunstrom and Peter Rogers have recently returned from a successful trip to Kenya, where they explored the dietary behaviour of the Samburu.
Kit Pleydell-Pearce receives University Teaching Development Grant3 July 2014Dr Kit Pleydell Pearce has received a University Teaching Development Grant for helping support the aims of the University’s Student Survey Strategy Group to ensure that surveys deliver meaningful and useful data and prevent “survey fatigue” within students.
Olivia Maynard to present research findings to Parliament8 April 2014Olivia Maynard’s poster “Using objective research methodologies to examine the effectiveness of standardised packaging of tobacco products” has been selected for the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Medical Research Summer Reception in the House of Commons in June.
Julie Lee awarded Amgen Scholarship17 March 2014Julie Lee has been awarded an Amgen scholarship to conduct independent research this summer at the Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge.
Brilliant Brain Week11 March 2014More than 50 academic researchers and students from the School of Experimental Psychology and Bristol Neuroscience are helping to celebrate international Brain Awareness Week at @Bristol.
Welcome to Professor John Hummel6 March 2014Professor John Hummel has been awarded a Benjamin Meaker fellowship to visit the School of Experimental Psychology at the University of Bristol between mid-May and mid-June.