Shah Moore selected for BNS Undergraduate Project Prize 2021

October 6, 2021 University of Oxford 0

We’re delighted to announce that Ayesha “Shah” Moore was selected for the British Neuropsychological Society’s Undergraduate Project Prize 2021. The Undergraduate Prize is open to all UK final year undergraduates taking a single or joint honours psychology degree that is accredited by the British Psychological Society. Supervised by Kate Watkins, Shah’s Read More


EP celebrates 50th birthday

October 4, 2021 University of Oxford 0

This year marks 50 years since Experimental Psychology became a department at Oxford and moved into the Tinbergen Building, and current and former staff, students and alumni gathered together to celebrate our birthday. It was a chance to reconnect and socialise in the beautiful gardens of St Hugh’s College. It Read More


Nir Shalev appointed as new departmental lecturer

October 1, 2021 University of Oxford 0

We’re very pleased to announce that Nir Shalev has been appointed as a new departmental lecturer.  Nir’s current research focuses on how people anticipate upcoming events based on prior experience – and how this behavioural tendency changes and develops between childhood and older age. His work is relevant for understanding Read More


Dejan Draschkow receives Early Career Excellent Teacher Award

October 1, 2021 University of Oxford 0

Congratulations to Dejan Draschkow for being selected to receive an Early Career Excellent Teacher Award under the Medical Science’s Division’s 2021 Teaching Excellence Awards scheme. These awards formally recognise the excellent contributions to teaching and/or supervision made by individual members of the Collegiate University (Oxford) and NHS staff within the Division who are Read More


Mitigating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on parents and carers during school closures: A Rapid Evidence Review

September 14, 2021 University of Oxford 0

The International Public Policy Observatory’s (IPPO) Rapid Evidence Review has now been released. Co-authored by Cathy Creswell, the Review was commissioned by the UK Department for Education following a recommendation from the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE). It synthesises the research evidence from 32 studies on harms relating to the Read More


Fabian Grabenhorst joins EP as new Associate Professor of Experimental Psychology

September 3, 2021 University of Oxford 0

We’re delighted to announce that Fabian Grabenhorst, Associate Professor of Experimental Psychology (Jesus), has now started in the Department. Fabian investigates the neural processing of rewards, using single-neuron recordings and functional neuroimaging. He has a particular interest in the amygdala, an intricate cell complex in the temporal lobe that is important not Read More


New website for the Life and Mind Building

June 23, 2021 University of Oxford 0

A new website has launched for the Life and Mind Building (LaMB). LaMB – which will house EP and a new Biology Department – is the largest building project ever undertaken by the University. The new LaMB website is a one-stop shop that will provide updates on the building’s construction, as Read More


Alex Hendry and colleagues team up with Home-Start Oxford to distribute outdoor clothing to disadvantaged local babies and toddlers

June 23, 2021 University of Oxford 0

EP’s Dr Alex Hendry and colleagues at Oxford Brookes University have raised over £700 to provide outdoor weather gear for local babies and toddlers. The rain-sets, provided at discount by Wet Wednesdays, have been distributed by volunteers from Home-Start Oxford to 70 families struggling this winter. The researchers were inspired Read More