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Media Attention for the Health In Groups Project

On Friday 5th December, Professor Fabio Sani gave a presentation entitled 'Group Identification Protects from Mental Illness: Evidence from two Scottish studies' at the British Psychological Society’s Clinical Conference in Glasgow. This research was conducted by Prof. Sani, Dr Juliet Wakefield, and one of our PhD students, Kirsty Miller. The talk reported findings from Sani’s ESRC-funded Health in Groups project, ...

Selfies and science

We associate selfies (photographs taken by and of the same person) with digital cameras but the first selfies were taken at the dawning of photography. In 1839, shortly after Daguerre published his account of how metal-plated positives could be produced, Robert Cornelius (an American amateur chemist) made one of himself. In the next year, a scientist of note took a daguerreotype of his reflection in a mirror; it is shown here....

UK Society for Behavioural Medicine Conference

Work by Dr. Juliet Wakefield, Prof. Fabio Sani, and Sarah Bickley (a previous undergraduate student in the School) will be presented at the UK Society for Behavioural Medicine Conference in Nottingham at the beginning of December. Wakefield, Sani, and Bickley will be delivering a talk entitled "Support Group Identification and Mental Health Among People With Multiple Sclerosis". It will be part of a symposium entitled " Using ...