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Vanessa Parson, Lecturer in Psychology, University of Sunderland
Dr Vanessa Parson obtained a BSc in Psychology from University of Wales, Bangor (1998) and a PhD in Neuropsychology from Aston University (2003), under the supervision of Dr Ian Holliday. Her PhD focused on attentional processing in parietal and occipital cortices using magnetoencephalography (MEG) and psychophysical methods. Following her degrees, Vanessa worked as a research fellow at Nottingham University before moving to Birmingham where she worked as a sessional researcher and lecturer at Aston University and Newman University College alongside teaching A level Psychology at St George's School, Edgbaston.
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3: Teaching time: making the most of it
4: Communication and learning with others
5: Before and after assessments: guidelines, criteria and feedback
6: Sources of information and their uses
7: How to find and read a journal article
8: Reading and evaluating text
9: So you think you can write good?
10: Writing essays
11: Writing practical reports: how to write up an experiment
13: What is referencing?
14: Presentations and posters
15: Your dissertation and thesis: what you need to know
16: Revision and exam tips