Entries by Amy Fancourt

SUCCESS FOR THIRD BRAINCANDO 2018 CONFERENCE

On Thursday 15 March we hosted our third annual BrainCanDo Conference and the theme for the day was ‘Pathways from Neuroscience to the Classroom’ at Queen Anne’s School. Our speakers included Professor Michael Thomas, Dr Dean Burnett and Dr Amy Fancourt, who spoke on behalf of Dr Joni Holmes in her absence. SESSION 1: PROFESSOR […]

QUEEN ANNE’S STUDENTS SHARE IDEA FOR A GRATITUDE APP WITH HARVARD UNIVERSITY

Through our BrainCanDo programme, Queen Anne’s School will be working in collaboration with scientists from an organisation called ‘Research Schools International’ on a project exploring the impact of gratitude on student wellbeing. Based on previous research, we know that expressing gratitude regularly is linked to overall wellbeing and happiness and so we would like to […]

QUEEN ANNE’S STUDENTS VISIT THE READING UNIVERSITY NEUROSCIENCE CENTRE

Multiple Queen Anne’s students recently visited Reading University’s research centre. This is all part of opting in to our BrainCanDo research project investigating the dynamics of pupil interactions and the spread of motivation through peer groups. The pictures included here show some of the highlights of Gigi’s (4) experience. A great moment came when Gigi […]