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March 2021 News Bulletin

We’ve made it to the end of Epiphany Term! We know that Year 3s will be working furiously on their dissertations, and everyone will be revising for exams soon, but take a minute to congratulate yourself on all that you’ve accomplished during this unique academic year.

New RIOT Science Club seminars

We now have a Durham RIOT Science Club, which is part of a RIOTS network supported by UKRN. This network organises talks and seminars to share Reproducible, Interpretable, Open & Transparent Science practices.
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December 2020 News Bulletin

A round up of news across our department this month.
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October 2020 News Bulletin

A round up of news across our department this month.
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Transforming Our Understanding of Voice-Hearing

Durham University researchers are changing the way people think about experiences of hearing voices.

Helping People With Partial Blindness

Award-winning research by psychologists at Durham University has led to the development of a new app to help with the rehabilitation of people with partial visual loss following brain injury.

October 2021 News Bulletin

A round up of news across our department this month.
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Three reasons why strong perfumes give you a headache

Humans can smell over 1 trillion odours. But no two people will react in quite the same way to the same smell. Professor Amanda Ellison from our Department of Psychology explains why.
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Four ways to support a friend or loved one with long COVID

An estimated 2.3 million people in the UK are currently living with long COVID. The condition is most commonly reported by people aged 35-69, but it can affect people of any age. And many young people will also face the need to support friends or relatives. Dr Ana Leite from our Department of Psychology gives us a few tips on how to support a loved one.
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