Female participants wanted for psychology study (prize draw)

My name is Katia Vione I am conducting my PhD in Social Psychology under the supervision of Prof. Greg Maio. We are recruiting female participants for a 15-minutes online study looking at everyday choices and the importance of various abstract ideas. All answers are confidential, and you can choose to participate in the prize draw for one voucher worth £50. This is for female participants only. Please do not participate if you already done this study two weeks ago. If you would like to complete the survey please follow the link below:

Consent Form

Paid brain imaging study

We are looking for healthy controls over the age of 40 for a brain imaging study examining whether there are differences in brain waves and chemicals between healthy individuals and those with psychosis. This study will take place in CUBRIC until Apr 2015. You will be paid £35 for your participation. If you are interested in participating or would like more information then please e-mail whitlowl@cardiff.ac.uk or phone on 02920 870345. Thank you.

Participants needed for PAID psychological study

We are looking for participants to take part in a psychological study which assesses the relationship between certain unusual feelings and experiences and performance on a range of cognitive tasks. You will be paid £15 for your participation.   You are eligible to participate if you are aged between 18-35 years, have normal or corrected to normal vision and hearing and possess a high level of fluency in English. You will not be eligible if you have a current diagnosis of any psychiatric illness, are taking psychotropic medication, experience current illicit substance abuse or have mobility problems due to the nature of some of the tasks.   You will be asked to fill in three questionnaires which are designed to measure various feelings and experiences you may have had at some point in your life, and also complete five cognitive tasks related to learning and memory. The session usually takes around 2 hours of your time.   Your participation is entirely voluntary and you can withdraw at any point without any negative consequences. The data collected for this project will be kept strictly confidential.   This study has been fully reviewed and approved by the School Research Ethics Committee (EC.14.12.09.4044R2A); thorough risk assessment and safety precautions are in place so that participants will not be harmed psychologically or physically.   If you wish to take part or would like to find out more, please contact Clara Humpston, PhD Student, School of Psychology at HumpstonCS@cardiff.ac.uk

Academic staff invited to judge The Undergraduate Awards

The Undergraduate Awards are inviting academics to join the international Judging panel for the year’s awards programme. The Judging Panel is a collection of world-renowned academics across all disciplines who are headhunted each year to judge some of the best undergraduate work from around the globe. If you would like to be a judge in the 2015 awards programme, you can apply here. This voluntary process will take place in July & August of 2015 (exact dates to be decided). The work submitted is judged anonymously by academics from around the globe. Judges

  • Support an organisation working to inspire creative thinkers and problem solvers by acknowledging and celebrating their ideas.
  • Join a network of international academics and work collaboratively with other experts within your discipline.
  • Gain insight into the focus of research and the quality of coursework being taught at undergraduate level in top tier universities around the world.

Your role will to be to work with the other panelists and help to decide which of the papers represents excellence in undergraduate academia. You can read more about becoming an Undergraduate Awards Judge here. Cardiff University is an affiliate of The Undergraduate Awards, which is an Irish not-for-profit organisation that runs the world’s only pan-disciplinary academic awards programme.

Energy drink consumers wanted for 10-minute online questionnaire study – 3 chances to win £50!

Do you often consume energy drinks like Red Bull and Monster (on average more than two per week)? Researchers in the psychology department are conducting a study to investigate whether consuming such products is related to academic efficiency and wellbeing, and need volunteers to complete a 10-minute online survey. All participants can choose to enter a prize-draw with three chances to win £50! Follow this link to complete the study

To find out more about the research, please contact Gareth Richards: RichardsG6@Cardiff.ac.uk.

Charity Evening at Aberdare Hall

Join us for a charity evening in aid of St David’s Hospice Care

Where: Aberdare Hall

When: Wednesday 15 April 2015 at 7.30pm

To include a traditional Welsh supper (cawl, bread and cheese, apple pie and welsh cakes) with an informal quiz, raffle and entertainment.

Tickets are £7.00 and may be purchased in advance from Aberdare Hall Reception. Alternatively, call 029 2087 6476 or email JonesDM5@cardiff.ac.uk