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Federation of European Neuropsychology Societies 2019: Conference Report

In my final conference of a busy summer I attended the Federation of European Neuropsychology Societies (FESN) which took place from 5th -7th September in Milan. I arrived on the 4th and stayed in the conference hotel “Palazzo Delle Stellene” which was a converted monastery right beside the church that houses Michelangelo’s Last Supper. The ...

ECEM 2019 Conference Report

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Soazig and I working on our talks in the conference restaurant & bar The 2019 edition of the European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM) took place in blisteringly hot Alicante this year. This coincided almost perfectly with the end of our ORA grant so Soazig and I were keen to go and present some of ...

Grant Success!

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Dan has been awarded a 3 year grant from the Dunhill Medical Trust to study attention and working memory in Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. PSP is a neurodegenerative disease affecting the basal ganglia that is characterised by paralysis of the eyes. People who suffer from PSP are often misdiagnosed with Parkinson's Disease, and so receive inappropriate ...

Talk at PSYPAG 2019

A couple of weeks ago I was invited down to Sheffield to present an overview of our recent findings to the PsyPAG annual conference. PsyPAG is the official postgraduate section of the BPS and covers all aspects of applied and academic psychology, so although I was part of the ‘Cognitive’ stream, I thought I should ...

Goodbye & Hello to Soazig!

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The Durham part of the Motor Bias project came to an end at the start of August. Fortunately Soazig, has now been re-appointed as a teaching fellow in the Psychology Department. This excellent news means we can continue to collaborate on the ideas we've been developing over the last few years. Welcome back Soazig!

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