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2013: Another productive year for TARG

10 January 2014

2013 was another great year for TARG. Here are the main news stories for the year.

In addition to publishing over 50 papers in academic journals in 2013, TARG members also gave media interviews about their work, won prizes, presented their results at conferences, were awarded large grants, and much more. Read on for details.

January

February

March

  • Jen Ware was invited to give a talk at a conference in Barcelona entitled "The genetic basis of nicotine addiction and its implications in the pharmacological treatment of smoking".
  • Olivia Maynard and Jen Ware also gave invited lectures for a UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies (now UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies) MSc module on Tobacco Epidemiology in Nottingham.
  • Marcus Munafò’s research was cited in the Guardian as evidence to support the argument that scientific research is suffering from a communications crisis.
  • New TARG research found that encouraging young people at high-risk of criminal offending and delinquency to see happiness rather than anger in facial expressions results in a decrease in their levels of anger and aggression.

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

  • TARG members Suzi Gage and Kate Button were both on panels at Spot On 2013, a conference about how science is communicated and carried out online.

December

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