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WARC PhD members win TWO 2017 prizes!

PhD Prize for Early Promise: Salim Hashmi has won the Cardiff University School of Psychology, First Year PhD Prize for Early Promise! The prize was for his first year work, personal statement and CV. Salim is supervised by Prof Dale Hay and Dr Mark Johansen.

Hadyn Ellis PhD Dissertation Award: Sarah has won the Hadyn Ellis PhD Dissertation Award! This is the Cardiff University School of Psychology’s award for the best paper, jointly awarded this year. Sarah was supervised by Prof Sue Leekam and Dr Catherine Jones.

Sarah’s paper presented a unique self-report questionnaire measure for the full range of repetitive behaviours relevant to the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder in adulthood. The paper, which was published in 2015, had immediate impact with over 13,000 downloads in one year. If you would like to read the paper you can download it by clicking below. The prize represents a second Hadyn Ellis prize for a WARC member in the last three years.

Barrett, S. L., Uljarević, M., Baker, E. K., Richdale, A. L., Jones, C. R. G., & Leekam, S. R. (2015). The adult repetitive behaviours questionnaire-2 (RBQ-2A): A self-report measure of restricted and repetitive behaviours. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45(11), 3680-3692. doi: 10.1007/s10803-015-2514-6. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10803-015-2514-6