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Interview with MINDAKAMI founders

This article is part of a series featuring projects and work done by alumni from the School of Psychology in the University of Nottingham Malaysia. We recently spoke to two of the founders of MINDAKAMI, a self-funded initiative across multiple platforms that holds discussions on mental health, targeted primarily at Malaysian youth. MINDAKAMI runs various …

Interview with 100 Scientists of Malaysia founders

This article is part of a series featuring projects and work done by alumni from the School of Psychology in the University of Nottingham Malaysia. We recently spoke to the co-founders of the 100 Scientists of Malaysia project to talk about their experiences running the project. 100 Scientists of Malaysia seeks to spread awareness about …

MAPSA Conference 2019

On 16 of November, the School of Psychology sent a delegation of nearly a hundred members comprising undergraduates, postgraduates and staff to the Malaysian Psychology Student Assembly (MAPSA) Conference at the National University of Malaysia (UKM), Bangi. The MAPSA Conference brings together student researchers in psychology, and is a platform for these students to present …

School of Psychology 10th Anniversary Ball

This piece is submitted by Dr Christine Leong, the school’s Alumni Officer and organising chairperson of the ball, and Dr Miflah Hussain, the school’s Marketing Officer. Pictures: (top right) Former Head of School and esteemed guest Professor Peter Mitchell officiates the ball with current Head of School, Dr David Keeble. (bottom right) The attendees comprising …

The power and excitement of new beginnings!

This piece is submitted by Vartika Khandelwal and Nurin Hanna binti Norazhar, our first year psychology students reporting for the blog! This piece is slated to be part of an ongoing series on our blog looking at the concepts of beginnings and new starts. “And now we welcome the new year, full of things that …

Interview with Business FM – Nottingham Twin Registry

On Wednesday 31 July 2019, Dr Steve Stewart-Williams was interviewed by Business FM. In this interview, he talked about the establishment of the Nottingham Twin Registry with his colleague, Dr Steve Janssen, and how the registry differs from an earlier founded twin registry in Malaysia. He talked briefly on the data collection and protection measures …

Interview with Business FM – Screen Time for Children

On Friday 3 May 2019, Dr Marieke de Vries was interviewed by Business FM. In this interview, she discussed the recent World Health Organisation’s (WHO) guidelines on screen time for children aged 5 and under, and how these guidelines are part of a larger framework for providing adequate physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep for …

Interview with Business FM

On Thursday February 2, Dr Steve J. was interviewed by Business FM. In the interview, he talked about autobiographical memory, which is people’s recollection of events that they have personally experienced. Autobiographical memory includes any personal event; from everyday events, such as what you had for breakfast, to highly significant events, such as when you …

From the lab to the zoo: Fieldwork at the UNMC with Dr Neil Mennie

The deadline fast approached and then passed, by first days and then weeks. In the death throes I fired off one final email chasing up my funding application to carry out fieldwork at the Malaysia campus for three months. I had no expectation for a prompt response, so I was caught completely off guard half …

Last Minute Tips… (Exams!)

The end of the academic year is just around the corner, and soon the senior students will be getting ready for their graduation, while the others prepare for their internships or holidays or a combination. This only means that it’s that time of the year (EXAMS!) where the night owls in us are awakened, and …