Katy Unwin

Katy Unwin


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WARC highlights of 2017

Posted on 4 January 2018 by Katy Unwin

This year has been a fantastic year for WARC, with lots of scientific papers published, fascinating talks given, and prizes won! Here are some of our 2017 highlights… Training and awareness raising: The release of the Birthday Party film in partnership with the Welsh Local Government Association, which has been viewed more than 4,000 times
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New article!

Posted on 31 July 2017 by Katy Unwin

New article in Molecular Autism on anxiety and repetitive behaviour, co-authored by Sue Leekam, shows that self-regulation may have an important role to play.  To read this new and exciting paper download it from here: https://molecularautism.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13229-017-0158-4
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New project and impact work on Signs and Diagnosis

Posted on 28 October 2016 by Katy Unwin

WARC has a number of new projects starting. http://sites.cardiff.ac.uk/warc/signs-and-diagnosis/ We are developing a new  film and a schools project, both focusing on the signs of autism. We are also developing the Lorna Wing Research Network, which brings together researchers working on diagnosis using the Diagnosis Interview for Social and Communication Disorders. We are funded by
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Associate WARC members presented at BPS Developmental Annual Conference

Posted on 19 September 2016 by Katy Unwin

Last week, associate PhD students of WARC, Amy Paine (picture right) and Charlotte Robinson (picture left), presented their research at the British Psychological Society Developmental Section Annual Conference in Belfast. In her talk, Amy presented research indicating that younger siblings facilitate firstborn children’s understanding of minds. Charlotte presented her research showing that children’s pretend play
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WARC welcomes undergraduate students from the School of Psychology Research internship scheme “SPRint”

Posted on 2 August 2016 by Katy Unwin

  This summer WARC were delighted to welcome several undergraduate students from the School of Psychology research internship scheme (SPRint). The scheme gives Cardiff University’s psychology undergraduates first hand experience of research, provides  insight into future career possibilities, and also develops a range of research skills. Our SPRint students worked alongside WARC staff on a variety of interesting projects and have been invaluable members of
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