PhD student Emily Darley visits University of Maryland16 December 2015Emily visited the linguistics department at the University of Maryland, just outside Washington DC in the USA, for 12 weeks starting in September. The trip was funded jointly by the ESRC (as an Overseas Institutional Visit) and by UMD's International Graduate Research Fellowship program.
New NBU publication - Low-calorie sweeteners: are they friend or foe?10 November 2015Confusion reigns about low-calorie sweeteners. A systematic review finds that the evidence clearly favours consumption of low-calorie sweeteners in place of sugar to help reduce calorie intake and body weight. This research, which was led by Professor Peter Rogers, is published in the International Journal of Obesity.
Postgrad collaboration publication success23 July 2015A unique collaboration between Experimental Psychology PhD students and CRIC Bristol has resulted in a successful publication in Behavioural Brain Research. BBSRC postgraduate training funds enabled the five students to gain invaluable fMRI experience through an examination of visual attention mechanisms.
Inside Science18 June 2015Dr Suzi Gage speaks to BBC Inside Science about sexism in Science.
Soapbox Science 20158 June 2015Dr Susan Quadflieg revealed the secrets of the brain and how and why we make snap decisions at the National Soapbox Science Festival.
GW4 Accelerator grant success18 May 2015Nina Kazanina and George Stothart will develop collaborations with staff at Exeter, Cardiff and Bath Universities to investigate large scale brain networks in health and disease as part of a GW4 Accelerator Grant.
NBU researchers host a food demo at @Bristol 1 May 2015On the evening of Wednesday 6 May, several researchers from the Nutrition and Behaviour Unit will be taking part in a live food demonstration at the After Hours Food event held at At-Bristol.
Decision Making in the Intensive Care Unit24 March 2015Iain Gilchrist, Andreas Jarvstad and Gaurav Malhotra from the School of Experimental Psychology have been working clinicians from the Bristol Royal Infirmary Intensive Care Unit to study how both doctors and nurses make decision in this complex and demanding environment.
Bristol Politics Cafe4 March 2015PolicyBristol is collaborating with Bristol Politics Cafe to present a series of discussion evenings with academics from Experimental Psychology in the run-up to the May general election.