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CBCD Faculty members appear in a new BBC documentary, Babies: Their Wonderful World

19th November 2018

CBCD Faculty, Drs Emily Jones and Tim Smith, will be appearing in the first episode of Babies: Their Wonderful World on Monday 26th November at 21:00 on BBC2. This is the first of a three-part series for which Tim acted as the science consultant. CBCD present and ex members feature highly throughout: Dr Sara Lloyd Fox is in the second episode, and Dr Emily Jones also appears again.

How the Brain Imaging for Global HealTH (BRIGHT) project is helping babies in Gambia

30th October 2018

Since recording the first brain images of babies in Africa, Professor Clare Elwell, part of the Brain Imaging for Global HealTH (BRIGHT) network, of which Birkbeck is a member, has been leading a pioneering study to increase our understanding of early brain development. In a new article, Clare discusses bringing a new imaging technology to a remote Gambian village, and how it could help babies suffering from malnutrition to reach their full potential. 

Motor development in neurodevelopmental disorders highlighted at the BASIS scientific meeting

21st September 2018

On 21st September, over 100 researchers, along with parents taking part in the British Autism Study of Infant Siblings (BASIS), attended the BASIS annual scientific meeting, kindly sponsored by The Waterloo Foundation. This year, our special topic was motor development in neurodevelopmental disorders. Read more about it here.

Dr Sarah Lloyd-Fox wins prestigious Wiley and British Academy Psychology Prize

17th September 2018

The Babylab’s Dr Sarah Lloyd-Fox has won the prestigious Wiley and British Academy 2018 prize in Psychology for her impressive body of research studying infants across the globe.  The prize is awarded every two years for promising early career work by a UK based psychologist.  Congratulations Sarah!  

Click here for the full interview: https://hub.wiley.com/community/exchanges/discover/blog/2018/09/16/meet-the-winner-of-the-2018-wiley-and-british-academy-prize-in-psychology?et=notification.mention

Click here to read more about her research: http://www.cbcd.bbk.ac.uk/people/scientificstaff/sarah-lloyd-fox 

Symposium in honour of Annette Karmiloff-Smith

Understanding children’s cognitive development – past, present and future

27-28 March 2018

For recordings of select speakers click here.