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September 30, 2019

We are looking for a Research Associate to join us in working to improve the accuracy of prognoses and diagnoses after severe brain injuries. The post is only a short one - 8-months - but is an ideal opportunity for a recently graduated MSc or PhD who wants to boost th...

Our interaction with the external world influences the way we learn concepts and gain knowledge. However, little is known about how the brain processes and represents the notions we acquire. According to the theory of Semantic Embodiment, concepts are embedded in the s...

September 26, 2018

We are looking for a Research Associate to join us in working to improve the accuracy of prognoses and diagnoses after severe brain injuries. This is a full-time 18-month post at the University of Birmingham and is associated with our ongoing MRC-funded research projec...

August 13, 2018

In 2013, we published a study in BMC Medicine titled “Actigraphy assessments of circadian sleep-wake cycles in the Vegetative and Minimally Conscious States”. In that manuscript, we described evidence of circadian rhythms in patients with prolonged disorders of conscio...

July 2, 2018

At the recent 22nd annual meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC) in Krakow, Poland, PhD candidate Consuelo Vidal Gran won the prize for best Psychology poster! Her poster described data from an exciting paradigm that can separa...

April 9, 2018

Our study of language processing following severe traumatic brain injury, funded by the Medical Research Council, is now recruiting participants from admissions to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. Over the course of one-year, we will recruit 50 participants in...

August 11, 2017

Extremely proud to say that Rae Gibson has successfully defended her PhD thesis with no corrections! During her Phd, Rae published three empirical first author papers that have have had a significant impact on the field of disorders of consciousness. We are sad to see...

January 24, 2017

Visual pursuit is the ability of an individual to follow a moving object with their eyes. This ability is broadly considered to require consciousness (i.e. it is not reflexive) and, as a result, it is used in diagnostic assessments to separate patients who are minimall...

January 13, 2017

We're excited to advertise a position for a post-doctoral research fellow under our MRC-funded longitudinal study of acute and prolonged disorders of consciousness

Applications should be submitted through jobs.ac.uk

***** Closing data: 19th February 2017 *****

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December 5, 2016

A 3-year fully-funded PhD studentship is available at the University of Birmingham supervised by Dr Damian Cruse and Prof Antonio Belli, with funding from the Medical Research Council (MRC) Integrated Midlands Partnership for Biomedical Training (IMPACT).

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