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The Gender Development Research Centre is interested in the factors that influence gender-related behaviour beginning at conception, and continuing across the lifespan. You can find out more about our research topics, latest news and staff and students by exploring the website.

Are you interested in participating in the Centre's research? We need healthy volunteers for our CamBABS study, where we are looking at behaviour and brain structure. For more information about the study and how to be involved, click here.

 

 

Gender Development Research Centre
Department of Psychology - New Museums Site
University of Cambridge
Free School Lane
Cambridge CB2 3RQ

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Welcome to Professor Marcia Collaer

Nov 06, 2018

The GDRC is very pleased to welcome Prof Marcia Collaer to Cambridge! Marcia is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience Affiliate at Middlebury College, VT, USA. She is currently a Visiting Scholar in the GDRC, Department of Psychology and Overseas Fellow at Churchill College for 2018-19.

Group members at Gender Development Research Conference, San Francisco

Nov 01, 2018

Prof Melissa Hines, Dr Debra Spencer and PhD candidate Marta Beneda went to the Gender Development Research Conference, San Francisco. This event is held every two years in San Francisco and hosts many of the world’s leading researchers of gender development from interdisciplinary fields. Prof Hines gave a talk and the group also presented two posters.

Listen to Debra Spencer on BBC Radio 4's 'Bringing Up Britain'

Jul 30, 2018

Dr Debra Spencer, Research Associate and Affiliated Lecturer in the GDRC, appeared in BBC Radio 4's 'Bringing Up Britain' programme, discussing aggression in children.

Jac Davis publishes blog post on LD4D 'Livestock data for decisions' web page

Jul 03, 2018

Jac Davis, PhD candidate in the GDRC, published a blog post on the Livestock data for decisions web page titled 'Integrating gender into livestock projects: How data can help'.

New publication on 'Sex differences in associations between spatial ability and corpus callosum morphology' published in Journal of Neuroscience Research

Jun 18, 2018

The GDRC's Dr Debra Spencer and Prof Melissa Hines have a paper published in the Journal of Neuroscience Research on 'Sex differences in associations between spatial ability and corpus callosum morphology'.

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