Posted on Thursday 1 October 2020
Exciting new projects to unlock the secrets of sleep
Posted on Friday 1 May 2020
An exciting new research project aims to understand the role of sleep in contextual word priming.
Posted on Wednesday 22 May 2019
Dr James will start a skills-development fellowship in October 2019
Posted on Monday 1 April 2019
Dr Elaine van Rijn has joined the SLAM Lab's Sleepsmart team.
Posted on Monday 1 October 2018
Four new PhD students join the team
Posted on Thursday 1 February 2018
Publication success for Sam Berens and Scott Cairney
Posted on Saturday 9 December 2017
Marcus Harrington and Jennifer Ashton have new studies published
Posted on Friday 13 October 2017
New researchers investigating sleep and emotional memory
Posted on Thursday 12 October 2017
Scott Cairney will give an open lecture on the Secrets of Sleep on Thursday 26th October
Posted on Monday 9 October 2017
Dr Chris van Tulleken takes part in a sleep and memory experiment
Posted on Monday 2 October 2017
New research aims to unlock the functions of REM sleep
Posted on Thursday 28 September 2017
Amanda Hickey, Amanda Olsson and Tom Hunter have join the SLAM Lab as PhD students
Posted on Tuesday 27 June 2017
A new paper from the SLAM lab entitled "Mechanisms of Memory Retrieval in Slow-Wave Sleep" has been accepted for publication in the journal SLEEP
Posted on Thursday 1 June 2017
Emma James has won an ESRC grant to carry out a 10-week fMRI research visit at Haskins Laboratories in Connecticut
Posted on Monday 3 April 2017
Scott Cairney has won a 5-year MRC Career Development Award Fellowship with a value of £1.4 million
Posted on Wednesday 1 February 2017
Emma James' review entitled "Consolidation of vocabulary during sleep: the rich get richer?" has been accepted for publication in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews
Posted on Wednesday 25 January 2017
The SLAM lab welcomes Sam Berens (postdoc) and Bardur Joensen (PhD student) who will be working with Aidan Horner to investigate sleep and episodic memory
Posted on Monday 14 March 2016
The SLAM lab is excited to welcome new research staff working on an ESRC-funded project investigating memory consolidation in sleep across typical and atypical development
Posted on Sunday 10 January 2016
A new paper written by SLAM Lab members is published in the journal SLEEP
Posted on Wednesday 7 October 2015
Lisa and Gareth secure a £1m ESRC grant to investigate sleep and memory consolidation across typical and atypical development
Posted on Monday 7 September 2015
Review by SLAM Lab members published in Journal of Neuroscience
Posted on Friday 13 February 2015
Scott Cairney has won a Wellcome Trust / Centre for Chronic Diseases and Disorders (C2D2) fellowship
Posted on Wednesday 10 December 2014
Faye Smith successfully negotiated her PhD viva today
Posted on Wednesday 1 October 2014
The SLAM Lab welcomes new PhD student, Jennifer Ashton.
Posted on Friday 1 August 2014
Congratulations to Lisa Henderson on the birth of her son, Teddy.
Posted on Monday 28 April 2014
Elaine Tham has passed her PhD viva with flying colours!
Posted on Tuesday 1 April 2014
Two studies from Scott Cairney's PhD have been published in Cerebral Cortex and SLEEP.
Posted on Monday 23 December 2013
Alex Reid has passed his PhD viva with minor corrections.
Posted on Wednesday 21 November 2012
A recently published study by Lisa Henderson, Anna Weighall, Helen Brown and Gareth Gaskell shows that sleep is essential for vocabulary learning in children.
Posted on Monday 1 October 2012
Our collaborator, Dr. Anna Weighall will be discussing some of our joint work at 'Psychology in the Pub', Sheffield on October 11th.
Posted on Monday 10 September 2012
The SLAM lab were well represented in the oral sessions and posters at ESRS 2012.
Posted on Monday 9 July 2012
Dr. Cairney hopes to reactivate memories in the SLAM lab!
Posted on Friday 24 June 2011
Elaine Tham recently attended the Sleep 2011 conference in Minneapolis.
Posted on Wednesday 22 June 2011
Helen Brown has recently had an oral presented accepted at the Interspeech 2011 conference.
Posted on Tuesday 21 June 2011
Lisa will be presenting her data on novel word learning and sleep in children at ESCOP 2011.
Posted on Tuesday 21 June 2011
Gareth Gaskell and Jelena Mirkovic awarded ESRC grant
Posted on Wednesday 15 December 2010
Jakke won this prize for his thesis.
Posted on Wednesday 1 December 2010
Jakke Tamminen published in Journal of Neuroscience
Posted on Friday 1 October 2010
The whole team recently attended the Annual Conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing
Posted on Wednesday 15 September 2010
A new doctoral student and a research fellow