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Kent Adult Research Unit

Public engagement

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9 April 2016 Psychological Science Open Day

We held an open day where visitors could learn about psychology research at Kent, explore how we conduct research, and hear about the impact of our research findings.

Topics and speakers:

  • Welcome talk by the Head of School of Psychology – Dr Georgina Randsley de Moura (slides PDF)
  • Fire-setting – Dr Caoilte Ó Ciardha (slides PDF)
  • Neurorehabilitation – Dr David Wilkinson (slides PDF)
  • Social development – Dr Lindsey Cameron (slides PDF)
  • Intuitive exercise – Dr Rachel Calogero (slides PDF)
  • Social communication – Dr Heather Ferguson (slides PDF)
  • Gangs – Dr Mark James (slides PDF)
  • Memory – Dr Zara Bergström (slides PDF)
  • Ageism – Dr Hannah Swift (slides PDF)
  • Visual perception – Dr Joseph Brooks (slides PDF)
  • Cognitive development – Dr Erika Nurmsoo (slides PDF)

Previous events

  • 26 August 2015 – Summer Fun Day at Whitstable Castle
  • 19 August 2015 – Summer Fun Day at Memorial Park Playing Field, Herne Bay
  • 5 August 2015 – Summer Fun Day at Dane John Gardens Canterbury
  • 30 June 2015 – Death Café at Café Nero, Canterbury High Street
  • 13 June 2015 – Active Ageing Festival with Canterbury City Council at Northgate Ward Community Centre
  • 31 March 2015 – Death Café at Mungo’s, Eliot College, University of Kent