A summer of public engagement24 October 2014Over the last six months, TARG researchers have been busy discussing their research with members of the public at a range of public engagement events.
Olivia Maynard wins Engagement Award – film 1 October 2014Earlier in the year, the University of Bristol announced that TARG’s Olivia Maynard was the winner of an Engagement Award. This award is given for outstanding achievement in engagement with the general public and other stakeholders in research.
Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco conference30 September 2014Last week, TARG’s Marcus Munafò, Olivia Maynard, Amy Taylor, Jen Ware and Meryem Grabski all attended the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT-E) 2014 conference in Santiago de Compostela in Spain.
Deep Data: New TARG research project2 July 2014Marcus Munafò has been awarded funding from the University of Bristol’s Transformative Social Science scheme, for his proposal entitled ‘Deep Data’.
Kate Button invited to present at conference17 June 2014TARG's Kate Button has been invited to present at the 76th meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD), June 14thto 19th, 2014 in Caribe Hilton, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Olivia Maynard wins awards for research17 June 2014June has been a good month for Olivia Maynard of TARG, who has been awarded an ESRC Outstanding Early Career Impact Prize, a University of Bristol Engagement Award, and out of 30 applicants, came third in the University of Bristol Three Minute Thesis competition.
Experiments at Dawkins Ales pubs29 May 2014In April and May, Olivia Maynard and David Troy worked with Dawkins Ales to conduct two experiments in their pubs: for the first time, TARG moved out of the safety of the lab and into the 'real world'
Plain packaging: what's the evidence?1 April 2014Olivia Maynard considers evidence for plain cigarette packaging and includes an in-depth discussion of her own PhD research in PSYPAG Quarterly.
TARG talk: Distortion of neuroscience findings in the media26 February 2014The Tobacco & Alcohol Research Group are hosting a seminar on Friday 28th February, 3-4pm in the Experimental Psychology coffee room. Dr François Gonon from the University of Bordeaux, France will be giving a talk entitled "Distortion of neuroscience findings in the media: causes and social consequence"
Olivia Maynard gives radio interviews on smoking in cars30 January 2014Olivia Maynard from TARG gave radio interviews for BBC West Midlands and BBC Coventry and Warwickshire yesterday, to discuss the evidence surrounding smoking in cars and the health implications of second hand smoke exposure.