January 2017 News Archive

More Psychology Plus Internship Oppotunities Available

January 11, 2017

Throughout the year Research Dyscovery are offering research internships to undergraduate students in their second and third years. These posts will be 6 weeks in duration (a few hours per week) and will offer students the opportunity to gain real hands on experience of research-relevant skills within a developmental disorders setting. We hope that these posts will offer insight into many aspects of working in research, from the initial grant writing stage right through to publication in peer reviewed journals.

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Happy birthday to the Dyspraxia Foundation South East Wales Group!

January 16, 2017

Dyspraxia Foundation South East Wales Group, set up by Dr Catherine Purcell and Sally Scott-Roberts, will be celebrating their one year birthday this coming Saturday.

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Successful bid for funding! Road Safety Trust

January 16, 2017

Dr Catherine Purcell (Lecturer in Psychology) and Dr Mike Reddy (Senior Lecturer in Computing) have been awarded £67.5k from the Road Safety Trust for a 'proof of concept’ virtual reality (VR) project to develop an innovative game-based road safety education app to be tested in Welsh primary schools.

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Update: DCD consensus meeting

January 31, 2017

Last Thursday Professor Amanda Kirby (University of South Wales) hosted, with the Movement Matters UK group, an invited UK DCD consensus meeting to update the consensus following on from the recent European Guidelines.

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