November 2016: New publication: excited for a new accepted manuscript for publication on Nature Scientific Reports. The study unveil for the first time the role of individual differences in implicit and explicit visuomotor learning and working memory capabilities. The study was conducted in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Birmingham and the University of York.
October 2016: Delighted to have been awarded a Higher Education Academy Fellowship (FHEA). FHEA status confers a prestigious recognition
of professional standards in teaching and supporting learning in Higher Education. The award has been achieved via the Open University OpenPAD Scheme.
September 2016: New DMU Academic Roles:Delighted to be taking two new academic roles (1) as Module Leader for the 1st year Undergraduate Module 'Historical Perspectives in Psychology (PSYC1092)', BSc in Psychology Course (2) and as Open Access Representative for the Division of Psychology at De Montfort University, UK.
July 2016: I have recently attended the 10th FENS Forum of Neuroscience, took place in Copenhagen, Denmark between 2-6 July 2016. I have presented my collaborative research on the genetic underpinnings of children's processing of social and non-social aversive stimuli.
May 2016: New Small Grant: Excited to have been awarded a Small Research Grant of £5K from The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund to conduct a systematic review on the neurobiology of intellectual disabilities. The fund will support two fixed-term Research Assistants working in the project to start during October 2016.
April 2016: Media Coverage: Delighted to announce that my study on the genetic effects in children's affective face processing is featuring in the Frontiers 'Top 100 articles from 2015 in the spotlight'. The paper was selected based on the rate of views and downloads in the first month of publication out of 12,500 publications in 2015. A research coverage on the topic has been recently written from the DMU Press office.