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Professor Amanda Kirby appears on Wales This Week

Posted on March 15, 2016

Amanda Kirby, Professor (Development Disorders) appeared on last night’s programme Wales This Week, and ITV Wales News, discussing dyslexia as part of the coverage of rugby player Lee Byrne living with the condition.

Tagged: In the Press

Can neuroscience revolutionise the workplace?

Posted on November 9, 2015

Professor Amanda Kirby was invited to deliver a keynote presentation at CIPD’s Science of Human Behaviour Conference on 22 September in London. The conference aimed to raise awareness and look to the future, how neuroscience can revolutionise the way we work.

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EECERA Best Published Paper Award

Posted on April 27, 2015

Dr Karen McInnes, Dr Kevin Crowley and Dr Gareth Miles, with Dr Justine Howard from Swansea University, have received the European Early Childhood Education Research Association’s (EECERA) 2013 Best Published Paper Award at the EECERA 2014 conference.

Tagged: Child development

Dr Deborah Lancastle is elected Chair of the Division of Health Psychology Wales committee

Posted on March 25, 2015

Dr Deborah Lancastle has been elected Chair of the BPS Division of Health Psychology Wales Committee.

Tagged: Health Psychologist Health Psychology

Dr Nicola Birdsey and Dr Karen McInnes to deliver keynote speech at Malmo conference

Posted on February 24, 2015

Drs Nicola Birdsey and Karen McInnes are to deliver the key note lecture at an international conference on play and education in Malmo, Sweden on August 21.

Tagged: Child development

Ian Stuart-Hamilton's book selected for new scheme to help people with dementia

Posted on February 2, 2015

Introduction to the Psychology of Ageing for Non-specialists by Prof Ian Stuart Hamilton has been selected by for the Reading Books on Prescription scheme to help people with dementia.

Tagged: Health Psychology In the Press Psychology Research

The risk of being scammed on a dating site

Posted on November 24, 2014

Dr Martin Graff, FBS, will be interviewed on BBC Radio Wales today (Monday, 24 November), discussing his research into the personality traits of those who fall victim to online dating scams.

You can read more about Dr Graff’s research here.

Tagged: In the Press Psychology Research

Dyscovery Centre wins £9k research funding

Posted on October 7, 2014

The Dyscovery Centre has been awarded more than £9,000 funding from the Richard Benjamin Trust to conduct research into neurodiversity in adults.

Tagged: Funding

Dr Deborah Lancastle speaks about the stress of infertility treatment

Posted on September 29, 2014

Dr Deborah Lancastle Dr Deborah Lancastle was a guest speaker this week at the scientific meeting of the South Wales and South West Infertility group (sponsored by Merck Serono).

Tagged: Psychology Staff Research

Special jackets made in Wales could help keep Welsh athletes warm

Posted on July 16, 2014

Special jackets made in Wales could help keep Welsh athletes warm when the competition hots up in Glasgow.

Tagged: David Shearer Sport Psychology

Dr David Shearer interviewed about Wales' preparation for the Commonwealth Games

Posted on June 23, 2014

David Shearer Dr David Shearer, Senior Lecturer in Sports Psychology. was interviewed for BBC Wales News on Friday evening as part of a feature on Team Wales’s preparation for the Commonwealth Games.

Tagged: David Shearer In the Press Psychology Staff Sport Psychology

Dr Bev John contributes to psychological therapy debate

Posted on June 18, 2014

Dr Bev John was invited to present the findings of her ‘Review of the Delivery of and Access to Psychological therapies in Wales’ to the Welsh Government Cross Party Group on Mental Health in Cardiff Bay.

Tagged: Health Psychologist

Dr Phillip Morgan awarded international conference prize

Posted on June 18, 2014

Congratulations to Dr Phillip Morgan, whose recent research paper: 'Designing the Interface to Encourage More Cognitive Processing’ has been selected to receive the Best Paper Award in the 11th International Conference on Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics, taking place in Crete later this year.

Tagged: Research

Dr Deborah Lancastle contributes knowledge of uterine fibroids

Posted on June 18, 2014

Dr Deborah Lancastle was invited to contribute to a European WebEx about uterine fibroids, as a new medication regimen is becoming available to help women manage this condition.

Tagged: Health Psychologist Health Psychology Psychology Staff

Professor Ian Stuart-Hamilton publishes new book on the psychology of ageing

Posted on April 29, 2014

Professor Ian Stuart-Hamilton, Head of Research and External Activity in the School of Psychology, Early Years and Therapeutic Studies, has released his latest publication entitled ‘Introduction to the Psychology of Ageing for Non-Specialists’.

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