Psychology come top in prestigious University awards

Jane Blackwell named Postgraduate Researcher of the year and Michelle Young runner up in the 3-minute thesis competition.

PGR showcase


’Showcase’ is the University of Leeds annual showcase and celebration of excellence in postgraduate research. From a shortlist of 13 exceptional candidates, Jane Blackwell was named University of Leeds Postgraduate Researcher of the Year 2016 following her presentation on the ‘The Paediatric Narcolepsy Project’.

More information about Jane and the project can be found here

Michelie Young was named runner up in the competitive and much anticipated 3-minute thesis competition with her summary of her PhD ‘Scratching the surface of contagious itch’.

We would like to congratulate both Jane and Michelle (and their supervisors) on their achievements!

More information about the showcase can be found here