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Weekly Email Roundup

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"Jamison-Powell, Susan" <[log in to unmask]>

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Hi Folks,

Instead of seeing emails from me several times a week I will be sending you a round up each Friday of all the events, links, awards etc that I have been asked to circulate. Hopefully this should stop me hogging your inbox!

This week we have:
*       Quarterly Issue 71
*       BPS Parliamentary Internships
*       British Association of Cognitive Neuroscience Annual Meeting 2009
*       Post Doc Position - Oxford Brookes University

Sue

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Sue Jamison-Powell
Communications Officer
Psychology Postgraduate Affairs Group
Psychology Department
Sheffield Hallam University
The Lodge
Collegiate Campus
SHEFFIELD
S10 2BP

Tel: (0114) 225 5467
http://www.psypag.co.uk



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Issue number 71 of the PsyPAG Quarterly is now online. All back issues, and details on how to submit an article can be found on the PsyPAG website. http://www.psypag.co.uk/backissues.html


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British Psychological Society - Parliamentary Internships

This scheme is intended to aid the dissemination of psychological research into public policy areas, to raise public awareness, and to increase the input of Society members into public policy development. It provides an opportunity for two Society members to work with the Society's Parliamentary Office to undertake a specific project.

The Task

The successful candidates (two per year) will be funded to undertake a three-month secondment within the Society's Parliamentary Office during which he/she will assist assist an expert group of Society members to draft and produce a timely, objective, and evidence-based briefing paper targeted at, and distributed to 'policy' audiences (including Government, Parliament, Agencies, Think-Tanks and other relevant external bodies).

The projects will be approved by the Parliamentary and Policy Group (PPG), and the publication will be officially 'signed-off'. The candidate will also be expected to organize a parallel 'Parliamentary'
seminar to accompany the publication.

Eligibility

All postgraduate students registered for a higher degree by research (PhD or MPhil) in their second or third year of full-time study (or part-time equivalent) at the time of application; full-time or part-time academics; full-time or part-time practicing psychologists.

For further information and an application form, please contact Dr Ana Padilla, Parliamentary Officer, at: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

Closing date for applications: 31st August 2009.

For further information on this and other activities related to the Society's Parliamentary Office, please visit:
www.bps.org.uk/parliamentary<http://www.bps.org.uk/parliamentary>


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British Association of Cognitive Neuroscience Annual Meeting 2009
Monday 21st - Wednesday 23rd September 2009

The British Association of Cognitive Neuroscience (BACN) aims to provide an annual forum for researchers in the United Kingdom working in Cognitive, Affective, Educational and Developmental Neuroscience. This year's meeting runs a number of symposia under the theme of brain plasticity including various clinical, theoretical and experimental approaches. We also have numerous free platform presentations where participants can present their latest research within a friendly environment.
Aimed at:
*       Cognitive neuroscientists
*       Psychologists/ Clinical Psychologists/ Psychophysiologists
*       Neuroscientists with an interest in brain plasticity
*       Neurologists with special interest in cognitive neuroscience

http://www.ich.ucl.ac.uk/education/short_courses/courses/2S.05

Venue: Institute of Child Health, London
Contact: Kathryn Gresty Tel: 020 7905 2135 Email: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>


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Post Doc Position - Oxford Brookes University

Profiling writing in children with specific language difficulties

For further details and an application pack please go to http://www.jobs.ac.uk/jobs/QV097/Postdoctoral_Researcher_in_Psychology/

The Position

The position of Post Doctoral Researcher has become available as a result of an 18 month Leverhulme Trust funded research grant being awarded to Dr. Vince Connelly and Professor Julie Dockrell. The main aim of this project is to investigate the relationships between oral language and writing for children with specific language impairment (SLI). It is necessary to consider both the types of difficulties experienced by this group of children and the ways in which their writing products and processes differ from typically developing children. The focus of the work of the Researcher is to exercise day to day operational task management of the project. They will take the lead in developing experimental tasks within the project and will lead on the analysis and coding of the collected data. Working with a research assistant they are to collect experimental data from children with SLI and also typically developing children.

The project will be conducted in collaboration with Professor Julie Dockrell at the Institute of Education, part of the University of London and some travel to London will be required as part of the project.

Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University is spread over three main campuses in and around Oxford. The Department of Psychology is located on the Gipsy Lane site of the Headington campus, situated on a hill about 1 mile (1.6km) from the centre of Oxford and five minutes walk away from a good selection of local shops and pubs. This campus also houses the Sports Centre and the Main Library as well as the Student's Union.

The Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology is situated within the School of Social Sciences and Law, which also includes the Departments of Anthropology & Geography, International Relations, Politics & Sociology, and Law. The Psychology Department has eighteen full-time academic staff plus an emeritus professor and a visiting professor, and is supported by two part-time secretaries, a computer officer, and three full-time demonstrators.

In 2008/09, about 300 students, including part-timers, are registered on undergraduate programme awards, with a further 100 or so studying for postgraduate awards. The Department offers an MSc in Cognitive Neuropsychology, an MSc in Child Development and Learning, and, jointly with the University of Oxford, a Master's in Research Methods in Psychology. Research in the Department is focused on cognitive, linguistic, social, and motor development, developmental disorders, computational modelling, visual cognition, social psychology, and adult cognitive processing and disorders.

The Department includes a Centre for Research in Child Development and has established, jointly with the University of Oxford, the Oxford Centre for Connectionist Modelling. The Department occupies teaching rooms, computer and experimental labs and staff offices in the Clerici Building on the Gipsy Lane site, as well as additional lab space and rooms for doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers in the recently opened Buckley Building on the same site.

Job description

Date last reviewed: 30 April 2009
Department: Psychology
Title of post: Post Doctoral Researcher in Psychology
Grade of post: Researcher Grade 7
Post number: 16879
FT or % P/T: Full-Time
Permanent/Temporary: Temporary for 18 months.
Principal location of work: Dept. of Psychology (Buckley), Gipsy Lane Campus
Immediate line manager: Senior Lecturer in Psychology
Staff managed: None directly but will be responsible for the day to day operational task management for one research assistant in psychology.
Qualifications required for post: PhD in Psychology in a relevant area such as cognitive or developmental psychology.
Experience required for post: Conducting psychological experiments, statistical analysis including regression. Experience of working with computers. Knowledge of language and linguistics. Publications and conference presentations.
Overall purpose of post: To exercise day to day operational task management of the project. They will take the lead in developing experimental tasks within the project and lead on the analysis and coding of the collected data.

Main duties:

 Exercise day to day operational task management of the project

 Developing the set of tasks to be used in schools to examine writing including using an electronic writing tablet.

 Travelling to, and working in, schools collecting experimental data with children who have language impairments and typically developing children.

 Qualitative and statistical analysis of collected data particularly data related to linguistic aspects of writing.

 Recruitment of participants who may be geographically dispersed throughout Southern England.

 Attending regular meetings in London for discussion of the project.

 Assisting in writing up the results of this research for scientific publication and presentation at national and international conferences.

 Any other duties commensurate with the grade and level of responsibility of this post, for which the post holder has the necessary, experience and/or training.

Closing date: 28 June 2009

Ref: 287/16879/BC

Please return completed application forms to: Directorate of Human Resources, Oxford Brookes University, Wheatley Campus, Wheatley, Oxon
OX33 1HX. For informal enquiries about this post contact Vince Connelly, [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

Please note: The successful applicant will need to be subject to a background disclosure check by the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) before any appointment can be confirmed. A copy of the CRB Codes of Practice concerning background checks is available for all applicants, upon request.

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