Congratulations to Dr David Wilkinson, who has been awarded £7,137 by Ideas Factory for a project entitled “Development of a Mobile Application for the Diagnosis of Hemi-spatial Neglect”. This project involves School of Engineering and Digital Arts and the award is split as follows:- £6,462 to EDA and £675 to Psychology.
Congratulations to Dr Georgina Randsley de Moura, who has been awarded £5,525 by Ideas Factory for a project entitled “Leadership in Challenging Times”.
New Scientist has highlighted research which Dr David Wilkinson has contributed to. The findings, from the research project entitled Imagining Autism, show that autistic children who participate in drama and performance-based activities may demonstrate improved levels of communication and interpersonal interaction.
Congratulations to Dr Heather Ferguson (in collaboration with Jane Reeves at the Centre for Child Protection), who has been awarded £1,500 by Kent Health for an eye-tracking project to assess a new “serious game” called “Looking out for Lottie”, a training tool for professionals working in child protection, aimed at raising awareness of, and preventing, child sexual exploitation and online grooming. This is part of a collaboration with Kent Police and the NHS. The funds will be held at the Centre for Child protection but the experiments will be run at the School of Psychology by Emily Blake, who was instrumental in preparing the application.
Congratulations to Dr Tim Hopthrow, who has been awarded £1,336 by King Baudouin Foundation for a project entitled “Teaching on the TRAIN project”.
Congratulations to Professor Theresa Gannon, who has been awarded £24,748 by Kent and Medway NHS Social Care Partnership for a project entitled “Fire intervention programme for mentally disordered offenders (FIP-MO)”.