Photo 1 [21 June 2018]

BACN Annual Scientific Meeting 2018

The British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience (BACN) Annual Scientific Meeting is set to take place on the 6th &7th September 2018 at the University of Glasgow, Kelvinhall

The two-day meeting will be hosted by Gregor Thut and Marios Philiastides. The meeting will feature a keynote speaker, two prize winner talks and three symposia.

Abstracts for posters and open talks can be submitted via https://goo.gl/forms/XjrFoHkkOeozFv2G2

Submission deadline 15 July.

Photo 2 [21 June 2018]

Why Sleep Matters at Glasgow Science Festival

Well done to Dr Maria Gardani, who took part in a sleep workshop and expert panel discussion as part of Glasgow Science Festival on Tuesday 12 June.

Find out more about GSF: http://www.glasgowsciencefestival.org.uk/
Photo 3 [23 May 2018]

Spearman Medal for Rachael Jack

Congratulations to Dr Rachael Jack, who was awarded the Spearman Medal at the British Psychological Society Gala Dinner on Thursday 3 May.

The medal recognises outstanding published work in psychology by candidates no more than eight years after the completion of their PhD. Rachael shares the award with Dr Claire Haworth of the University of Bristol.

Photo 4 [24 April 2018] The PsyTeachR team was selected for a £1000 College Team Teaching Excellence Award. The team consists of Heather Cleland Woods, Helena Paterson, Niamh Stack, Dale Barr, Phil McAleer and Lisa DeBruine. The panel praised the Teaching Reproducible Psychology with R workshop, co-creation of materials with students, and online approaches.
Photo 5 [17 April 2018] A new study by Anne Keitel, Joachim Gross and Christoph Kayser (CCNi) uncovers neural mechanisms during natural speech comprehension. By focusing on stimulus-specific timescales and measuring comprehension on individual trials, we show that distinct neural and linguistic timescales relate to speech encoding along the auditory-motor pathway. The findings suggest spatially and temporally distinct brain mechanisms that directly shape our comprehension. The study was published in PLoS Biology: Keitel, Gross, & Kayser (2018). Perceptually relevant speech tracking in auditory and motor cortex reflects distinct linguistic features. PLoS Bio 16(3).
Psychology at the University of Glasgow is rated very highly for research and teaching.
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