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Moving Ahead – Centre of Research Excellence in Brain Recovery offers some great initiatives for students

11 August 2016

Moving Ahead CRE is offering students some great initiatives to get ahead with their research, including two seed grants worth $2,000.

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Summer Vacation Research Scholarships - 2016 Applications Now Open!

25 July 2016

Applications are now open for the 2016 Summer Vacation Research Scholarships.

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The Inaugural TEDxUNSW 2016 Secures the School of Psychology’s Dr Joel Pearson as Speaker

30 June 2016

The first ever TEDxUNSW event will be held on 13 August 2016 at NIDA.

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In the Media

Research Check: is it true only half your friends actually like you?

18 August 2016

It seems obvious that your friends would agree they are your friends. But recent findings by UNSW School of Psychology Lisa Williams, published in the journal PLOS ONE call this into question.

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Interested in Forensic Psychology?  The Master of Psychology (Forensic) program at UNSW is a demanding course that covers coursework, a research thesis and placements in forensic environments.  This video provides a brief overview of the program, its challenges and rewards.

Meet the Neuropsychology group at UNSW, and find out more about the Moving Ahead Centre of Research Excellence in Brain Recovery and the important work that they do

Skills in psychology make a strong and positive contribution to a career.

Jesse Hancock, a Psychology PhD student at UNSW, talks about his research on attention deficit driver behaviour.

Jesse Hancock, a Psychology PhD student at UNSW, talks about how to control road rage on Channel 10's The Project.

Associate Professor Tom Denson appeared on an SBS Insight episode talking about anger.

Whiteboard animation based on a podcast interview of Dr Lenny Vartanian, made during the 13th Benjamin Franklin Lafayette Seminar (June 2015, Fréjus-France).

This video presents the effects of external cues and individual self control as means to improve food behavior. The concept of segmentation effect is also developped.

Dr Vartanian's research interests include Psychology of eating and weight, including body image, self-regulation, social influences and weight bias and discrimination. He is working at the University of New South Wales (Australia).

This video explores the journeys and experiences of 5 UNSW Science Postgraduate Research Students, all studying different topics and at varied stages of their PhD research.

A snapshot into the world of organisational psychology and what it has to offer.

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