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BEAM Lab

Welcome to the Body, Eyes and Movement (BEAM) Lab.

Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to the Body, Eyes and Movement (BEAM) Lab.The BEAM lab is jointly run by Drs Ellen Poliakoff and Emma Gowen, based in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health. We research how our brains use sensory information such as vision and touch to create action and...

People

People

Current BEAM Lab members Ying Bai (PhD student) Dr Judith Bek ((Post Doctorate Research Associate) Leneh Buckle (PhD student) Martin Casussus (PhD student) Benjamin Hamblin-Pyke (PhD student) Elizabeth Le Luan (PhD student) Ketan Parmar (Optometrist and PhD student)...

Participate in our research

Participate in our research

If you would like to participate in our research please see the current studies listed here.Alternatively, if you would like to be considered in future research studies please contact Ellen (ellen.polikoff@manchester.ac.uk) or Emma (emma.gowen@manchester.ac.uk). ...

Work with us

Work with us

Please click on the following links to find out about job and PhD opportunities in the BEAM lab Work with Dr Emma Gowen and Dr Ellen Poliakoff Related...

Sept 2021: Para-lab exhibition

Sept 2021: Para-lab exhibition

Together with artist Tony Hall, Ellen Poliakoff was involved in the para-lab exhibition at Rogue Studios in Gorton in September on artist-scientist collaborations. The exhibition featured work from Tony’s PhD using illusions and experimental Psychology and included...

July-August 2021: Autism@Manchester Internship 2021

July-August 2021: Autism@Manchester Internship 2021

For this years Autism@Manchester Internship, we were very pleased to host Liam Hadfield, a 2nd year maths student. The internship is jointly organised by the University of Manchester Careers Service and Autism@Manchester and enables autistic students to gain 6 weeks...