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Recent Work Discussed by the Media

Recent work on fidgeting (Mohiyeddini, C, Bauer, S and Semple, S. 2013. Displacement behaviour is associated with reduced stress levels among men but not women. PLoS ONE 8: e56355) was covered here: 

http://www.channel4.com/news/women-stop-fidgeting-if-you-want-to-get-hired
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2278908/Men-fidget-likely-better-interviews-opposite-effect-women.html
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/science/psychology/article3688772.ece

Recent work by James Davies was covered here:

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/jun/19/james-davies-top-10-psychiatry-critiques

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/books/article-2329677/Why-truly-bonkers-believe-shrinks-CRACKED-WHY-PSYCHIATRY-IS-DOING-MORE-HARM-THAN-GOOD-BY-JAMES-DAVIES.html

 

Grants Awarded

A team of researchers, including RU's Garry Marvin was awarded a grant to study human-chicken interactions, see the project website below:

Primate tourism as a tool for the conservation of Barbary macaques in Morocco:

$1430 awarded by International Primate Society Conservation grant

£1940 awarded by University of Roehampton Research grant

£1000 awarded by Santander travel & research award

$1500 awarded by International Primate Society Research grant