May 2014 News
- David Sheffield and colleagues submitted a grant application for a project on maths anxiety to the Education Endowment Fund and the Wellcome Trust(a joint funding scheme).
- Ryan Lumber visited the Natural History section of the Manchester Museum to talk with them about participating in the fourth study of his PhD.
- David Sheffield and Miles Richardson met the head of the Manchester Museum Natural History Section to discuss studentships and CAD studentships (the AHRC equivalent of CASE studentships).
- Frankie Maratos had her paper about emotional and visual memory accepted for publication in PLOS ONE.
- Mayoor Dhokia applied to the Society for the Study of Addiction for a PhD studentship, and was placed on the reserve list for interview.
- James Elander had a symposium proposal accepted for presentation at the European Health Psychology Society conference.
- Sarah Crooks gave a talk at the University of Leicester (Department of Education) Wednesday 30th April, titled "The Woman Is The One With The Womb That Had The Babies": Older Women Talk About Changes In What It Means To Be A Woman. The presentation went really well and she was afterwards asked to collaborate on further research on motherhood. Sarah has also been asked to run a seminar/workshop on critical realism at the University of Leicester's Doctoral Summer School in June.
- James Elander gave a workshop on authorial identity for the BPS DART-P division at the BPS conference on Birmingham.
- Michael Batashvili’s EEG video created by Michael, Paul and Ian, along with the media team and the superb acting skills of Malcolm, won the award in the category 'Courseware and Curriculum In-House Production’ in the ‘British Universities Film & Video Council’s’ Learning on Screen Awards 2014, on 24th April. Take a look at the nominations and winners pages.
- James Elander’s bid to the BPS Division of Health Psychology for an expert seminar on painkiller addiction was turned down.
- Fiona, Steph and Jane submitted a paper to the Journal of Health Psychology: Younger women’s experiences of deciding to not undergo breast reconstruction post-mastectomy following breast cancer: An interpretative phenomenological analysis.
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