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Prof. Nicky Clayton on BBC’s The One Show - discussing Clever Jays and their crafty caching techniques

2 December 2019

the_on_show.jpg Prof Nicky Clayton, on BBC’s "The One Show" discussing Jay's behaviour using some clever tactics to store their food for the future. Go to BBC IPlayer, "The one Show" (28/11/19) 25min 19sec, and see the full conversation about the clever Jays. nicky-clayton.jpg screenshot_2019-12-02_at_09.17.19.png

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The Sir James Cameron Lecture Medal is presented to Dr Sander van der Linden

29 November 2019

The Sir James Cameron Medal is presented to Dr Sander van der Linden by the Royal College of Physician’s President Professor Derek Bell OBE with the accompanying keynote the “Public Understanding of Risk”. sander medal.jpg An absolute honour to receive this medal and deliver the keynote, thanks so much, fantastic audience...

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Dr Jason Rentfrow has research profile published on the Atlantic magazine

22 November 2019

jason-rentfrow-awarded-fellow-of-the-association-for-psychological-science.jpg The article " The Three Personalities of America ", published in the Atlanta Magazine, describes research by Dr Jason Rentfrow and colleagues concerned with the question: "Are there geographical differences in personality?" The article profiles...

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Nicky and Clive have been appointed Honorary and Visiting Professors in multiple Universities in China.

12 November 2019

NickyClaytonCliveWilkins8.jpg Prof Nicky Clayton and Prof Clive Wilkins have been appointed Visiting Professors at Nanjing Institute of Technology and Beijing University of Language and Culture. They have also been appointed Honorary Professors at Hangzhou Diangi University.

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The Economist interviews Sander for documentary film on fake news.

23 October 2019

vaccine_against_fake_news.png Dr Sander van der Linden and his team, The Cambridge Social Decision-Making Lab , are interviewed about the inoculation-based online game "Bad News" in the documentary for The Economist available on YouTube. The Economist presents the research project as "What can be done to fight back against...

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Professor Zoe Kourtzi and her team have been awarded the MedTech Boost 'Best Pitch'.

20 September 2019

Medtech award Cambridge MemTech group has been awarded the MedTechBOOST for the best impact on healthy ageing with i nnovative solutions for early detection of dementia. Congratulations to Professor Zoe Kourtzi and her team! For more details please see the Cambridge Independent Article

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Professor Usha Goswami has been awarded the Yidan Prize for Education Research.

18 September 2019

logo_ydp_full_2.png Professor Usha Goswami has been awarded the Yidan Prize, the world’s largest international prize in education. prof-usha-goswami.jpg "I am deeply honoured to receive the Yidan Prize, and to join the other highly distinguished Yidan Laureates. I have been interested in children’s reading development...

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Lee de-Wit, Tessa Buchanan (from PolPsych Lab.) and Alan Renwick (from UCL) find that most British voters think EU immigration rules would provide “enough control”

13 September 2019

Lee de-Wit and Tessa Buchanan (from the Political Psychology Lab ) together with Alan Renwick (deputy director of the UCL Constitution Unit) find that most British people think EU immigration rules would provide “enough control” In a recent YouGov sample, Buchanan and colleagues found that very few British people know...

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Clive Wilkins and Nicky Clayton on The Guardian - "The magicians trying to change the world"

10 September 2019

clive-wilkins.jpg Pro fessor Nicky Clayton and Mr Clive Wilkins are interviewed by Claire Armitstead (The Guardian) for the article "The magicians trying to change the world". prof-nicola-clayton.jpg Read this amazing interview with Professor Clayton and Mr Wikins (artist in residence i n the Department of Psychology)...

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Le psychologue Michael E. Lamb, professeur à l’Université de Cambridge, a été honoré à la cérémonie de collation des grades de la Faculté des arts et des sciences le 26 août. CRÉDIT : SPEQ PHOTO

Professor Michael Lamb receives the Honorary Doctorate from the University of Montreal

5 September 2019

Congratulations are due to Prof Michael Lamb , who has recently been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Montreal. https://nouvelles.umontreal.ca/article/2019/08/28/trois-doctorats-honorifiques-decernes-aux-plus-recentes-collations-des-grades/

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