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Thursday, January 10
 

3:00pm

Frontier Science: Why We Eat What We Eat (425)
This session will provide an overview of up-to-date research on the psychology of eating including a discussion of the role of learning, memory and attention in appetite.

Speakers
avatar for Suzanne Higgs

Suzanne Higgs

University of Birmingham
I am a researcher interested in the psychology of eating. In particular, I am interested in the role that learning and memory processes play in decisions we make about what and how much to eat.


Thursday January 10, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Aston Webb WG5

4:00pm

Frontier Science: Mathematics - a new treatment for bacterial infections? (412)
Antibiotic resistance is an enormous worldwide threat. To tackle this problem, scientists are harnessing the power of multiple disciplines. Sara will explore how the “theoretical” route of using mathematical models can have practical implications in the lab and be used to refine and shorten the experimental pathway towards novel antibiotics.

Speakers
avatar for Dr Sara Jabbari

Dr Sara Jabbari

Senior Lecturer, School of Mathematics, University of Birmingham
Sara Jabbari is Senior Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, focusing on mathematical biology. Her group uses an interdisciplinary approach to understand microbial behaviour, with a particular focus on using mathematical modelling to develop or improve novel treatments for bacterial i... Read More →


Thursday January 10, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Aston Webb WG12