[RESEARCH INSIDER] Self-harm: What do our genes have to do with it?

Research Insider this week gets up close with Kai Xiang Lim who is in his second year pursuing a PhD in Social, Genetics and Developmental Psychiatry Research at King's College London, UK. He uses genetic information to investigate the underlying…

[RESEARCH INSIDER] Not Just Fun and Games: Using Digital Games to Study Teamwork

There is currently an estimate of more than 2.5 billion gamers worldwide. In 2019, the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region produced game revenues of $72.2 billion, accounting for 47% of the global total. Research Insider this week gets up close with Evelyn…

[RESEARCH INSIDER] Improving Drug Penetration Through Nose-to-Brain Delivery

Research Insider this week gets up close with Sara Wong, who is in her third year pursuing her PhD in Neuroscience, at the University of Nottingham UK. She is researching how to improve intranasal administration of oxytocin, dubbed as the “love hormone". Oxytocin has potential therapeutic use in disorders that display socio-behaviour deficits such as autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) and schizophrenia. Research Insider also identifies the areas of United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) which the research covers and its impact.

[RESEARCH INSIDER] Researching the impact of OCD on learning and decision-making

Research Insider this week gets up close with Aleya Aziz Marzuki, who is in her third year pursuing her PhD in Psychology, at the University of Cambridge. She is studying how decision-making and learning processes are affected in adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Research Insider also identifies the areas of United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) which the research covers and its impact.

[RESEARCH INSIDER] Preparing for the next microscopic threat

Research Insider this week gets up close with Low Wen Wen, a microbiologist-in-training who is pursuing her PhD at Imperial College London. She is investigating how antibiotic resistance genes are transmitted in a bacteria called Klebsiella pneumoniae. It is a major cause of hospital-acquired infections. Research Insider also identifies the areas of United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) which the research covers and its impact.