Working memory is vital for holding information in mind in the course of many everyday activities. Children with weak working memory skills often fail to remember vital information in classroom activities, and are slow to learn in key areas of the curriculum such as reading and maths. To their teachers, these children often seem […]
Scientific advances in mental health must embrace psychological treatments Call to action follows major international conference on psychological treatments – writing today in Nature, leading researchers, including CBU’s Emily Holmes, have called on clinical scientists and neuroscientists to work together to advance the scientific understanding of psychological treatments. The article is an outcome of an international […]
Emily Holmes, senior scientist at the CBU, has recently been awarded €45,000 as a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany. The award is given in recognition of Emily’s past accomplishments in research and teaching. We are delighted to congratulate Emily on this award.
Earlier this year ten women scientists and communicators, featured in the MRC publication Suffrage Science, passed their jewellery heirlooms on at an event on International Women’s Day at the Dana Centre in London. One of the women receiving this recognition was the CBU’s Emily Holmes and MRC has now released a short film in which […]
Emily Holmes, who has recently joined the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit from Oxford University, will be speaking at the Royal Society’s Women in Science event being held on Friday 19 October 2012. Emily serves on the Royal Society’s EDAN (Equality and Diversity Advisory Network) committee and will take part in the panel discussion […]