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Innovative collaboration continues brain injury research

04.12.2006
After a successful first year of collaboration the Blackheath Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre and Neurodisabilty Service returned to Goldsmiths this month. Professor Geoffrey Crossick, Warden of Goldsmiths, University of London, was presented with £20,000 to continue the unique project.

This funding enables Goldsmiths to develop a programme of clinical research at the Blackheath Centre and also enhances the innovative one-year MSc in Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience.

The partnership provides a unique opportunity for students on the MSc to complement their academic studies with highly relevant clinical experience. Students can apply to work at the Centre as paid part-time rehabilitation assistants, or carry out clinical research for their dissertation. On campus, students have access to new world-class laboratories for neuroscience research using EEG, computational modelling, psychophysiology, behavioural genetics, and psychopharmacology methodologies.

The programme is highly relevant to psychologists keen to pursue further academic research in experimental psychology or neuroscience; to healthcare professionals with an interest in brain injury or neuroscience; and to graduates who want to develop their knowledge of this field for clinical careers.

Professor Alan Pickering, Head of the Psychology Department at Goldsmiths said:” We are delighted that the Blackheath Centre continues to support this collaboration. Working with clinicians at the Blackheath Centre over the last year has strengthened our capacity to understand the effects of brain injury and helped to contribute to the development of effective interventions”.

Manager of the Blackheath Centre, Catherine Symington adds: “I am delighted that we are able to continue this exciting partnership which has important benefits for patients, staff and students. We are looking forward to building on the achievements of the first year.”

Sarah Empey | alfa
Further information:
http://www.gold.ac.uk
http://www.goldsmiths.ac.uk/departments/psychology/programmes/msc-neuroscience.html

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