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The Blakemore Lab is looking for a new Research Assistant!

posted 25 Jan 2016, 06:05 by Ashok Sakhardande

A research assistant post is available in the Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Group under the supervision of Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore at the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience. This position is funded by UCL and The Jacobs Foundation. 

 

 

The post holder will expected to assist the PI, postdoctoral fellows and research assistants on two different research projects. One project is investigating the socio-cognitive-affective impact and mechanisms of Mindfulness Training in adolescence. The other project is investigating social brain development in adolescence. The post holder will assist in the recruitment of schools and child, adolescents and adult participant, and in carrying out behavioural studies in children, adolescents and adults, including piloting, testing and analysing the results for both projects. 


 

 

The appointment is funded for 2 years in the first instance and is available from 15th February 2016.


Further details and information about how to apply can be found using the link below:

Sarah-Jayne discussed early years learning and neuroplasticity BBC radio 4

posted 8 Jan 2016, 05:45 by Ashok Sakhardande

Sarah-Jayne discussed early years learning and neuroplasticity on David Willetts' BBC radio 4 programme School of Thought:​

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06sggdk


Sarah was awarded the Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize

posted 8 Dec 2015, 02:24 by Ashok Sakhardande   [ updated 9 Dec 2015, 01:57 ]



















http://jacobsfoundation.org/klaus-j-jacobs-awards/


Emma Kilford gave a talk at The Abbey School

posted 27 Nov 2015, 05:11 by Ashok Sakhardande   [ updated 27 Nov 2015, 05:18 ]

Emma Kilford recently travelled to Reading to give a talk to students, parents and teachers about the developing adolescent brain.

http://theabbey.co.uk/news/senior-school/the-mysterious-teenage-brain-explained

UCL Antenna have written an article about Brainstorm

posted 27 Nov 2015, 02:33 by Ashok Sakhardande

UCL Antenna have written an article about Brainstorm, it can be viewed here:

https://medium.com/ucl-antenna/acting-up-d7aa7a2cb863?dm_i=UAA%2C3UKZ8%2C3YRN3U%2CDWN0C%2C1#.dt1wf0xf9

Sarah-Jayne has been awarded the 2015 Klaus J. Jacobs Award for her research on understanding emotional and social brain development during adolescence

posted 1 Oct 2015, 03:43 by Emma Jayne Kilford   [ updated 1 Oct 2015, 03:49 ]

Congratulations to Sarah-Jayne who has been awarded the 2015 Klaus J. Jacobs Award for her research on understanding emotional and social brain development during adolescence

http://jacobsfoundation.org/recipients-oft-he-2015-klaus-j-jacobs-awards-announced/


Medical Daily, Eureka Alert & The Daily Mail have all written write ups of Delia Fuhrmann's Trends in Cognitive Sciences article

posted 25 Sep 2015, 01:53 by Ashok Sakhardande   [ updated 25 Sep 2015, 01:54 ]

Medical Daily, Eureka Alert & The Daily Mail have all written write ups of Delia Fuhrmann's Trends in Cognitive Sciences article.

Medical Daily
http://www.medicaldaily.com/adolescence-time-forming-memories-we-remember-more-between-ages-10-and-30-any-other-353958


The Daily Mail

You can download the article here.
PDF

Congratulations to Stefano Palminteri on the birth of his daughter.

posted 18 Aug 2015, 07:25 by Ashok Sakhardande

Congratulations to Stefano Palminteri on the birth of Ada.

Sarah-Jayne talks about Inside Out and Brainstorm on The Today Programme

posted 30 Jul 2015, 07:27 by Ashok Sakhardande

Sarah-Jayne discussed Inside Out and Brainstorm on The Today Programme (from 1:55:08).

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0631n34

Sarah-Jayne receives Honorary Doctorate from Edge Hill University

posted 30 Jul 2015, 07:25 by Ashok Sakhardande   [ updated 30 Jul 2015, 07:26 ]

Sarah-Jayne has received an Honorary Doctorate from Edge Hill University.

Afterwards she was interviewed by Prof. Tanya Byron, a recording of which can be viewed below.

YouTube Video


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