[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 causes of self-harm behaviours and their relationships with mental health conditions.

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

Research Insider this week gets up close with Evelyn Tan who is in her second year pursuing her PhD in Team Dynamics and Player Psychology in Digital Games at the University of York. Her research focuses on the emergence and development of team cohesion in games like League of Legends, Dota 2 and Overwatch.

[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.