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Clinical Research Practitioner of the Year

Clinical Research Practitioner of the Year

I’m absolutely delighted and the nomination actually covered a lot of the work a lot of people in opthamology all the thousands of people that we’ve recruited to clinical studies. It’s not just me, I led the team but the team itself had been absolutely fantastic. Well it certainly help me to keep going and […]

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UQx PSYC1030.1x 3-4-8 Part B: Scarcity

UQx PSYC1030.1x 3-4-8 Part B: Scarcity

Scarcity also works for more general reasons, not just because of social factors. In that study, there was also a condition where the jar of ten biscuits was replaced by a jar containing two biscuits because of a mistake. The second experimenter had picked up the incorrect jar before they got there, you were meant […]

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Why Are Drug Trials Necessary?

Why Are Drug Trials Necessary?

Robert would like to know why drug trials are necessary at all? In our research, we’re constantly looking for new active substances to improve treatments, the quality of life and the prospects of a cure for patients. But before a new active substance can become a medicine, we must understand not only its effectiveness, but […]

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CINAHL/PubMed – Limiting to Clinical Trials

CINAHL/PubMed – Limiting to Clinical Trials

In both CINAHL and PubMed, it is possible to limit your results to clinical trials. To limit by this criteria in CINAHL, you must be on the Advanced Search screen. This is the default screen that you see when entering the database. If you are currently on a results page, simply click on the “Advanced […]

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UQx PSYC1030.1x 4-3-5 Theories of facial expression

UQx PSYC1030.1x 4-3-5 Theories of facial expression

There’s an argument, originally made by Darwin in 1872, that because it’s an evolutionary thing, our brains are hardwired to work with nonverbal communication. Just like little children, their brains are hardwired to pick up on language; our brains are hardwired to pick up on nonverbal communication, and it’s for evolutionary reasons. We have already […]

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Ketamine and Depression: From Despair to Hope in Hours – Carlos Zarate, NIH Clinician Scientist

Ketamine and Depression: From Despair to Hope in Hours – Carlos Zarate, NIH Clinician Scientist

>>Could you tell me how you’ve been feeling lately?>>Pretty low.>>Pretty low? Could you say more about that?>>Well, I just feel sad all the time.>>I’m Carlos Zarate. I’m a Principal Investigator for the National Institute of Mental Health. And I study the pathophysiology, or the causes, of mental illness, especially depression and bipolar disorder. And our […]

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