The Norwich Science Café provides an opportunity to enjoy approachable science themed talks in a relaxed atmosphere whilst enjoying a drink. Talks are held at 7:30pm in the Maddermarket Theatre bar. The format of the evening is a 30-40 min talk followed by a refreshment break and questions/discussion. Talks are currently free and there is no need to book, just turn up.

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Dr Nicholas Walsh (UEA)

Wednesday 13th June

Understanding mental health in 2018:

current ideas and debates

Dr Nick Walsh joined UEA as Lecturer in Developmental Psychology in 2013. He gained his undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of Surrey and his PhD in Cognitive Neuropsychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at Kings College London. He then gained postdoctoral experience at the Departments of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh and University of Cambridge. Nick’s broad research interests are in the developmental causes and consequences of stress and what factors can promote psychological well-being and resilience. His current interests examine how stress and play affects the brain, and especially cerebellar-related involved in skill learning and psychological adaptation.

7:30pm Maddermarket Theatre Bar

Further infromation:

                     norwichsciencecafe@yahoo.co.uk                             @SciCafeNorwich

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