Select Page

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...

Emma gives talk to Live With Scientists

Emma gives talk to Live With Scientists

On 28th July, 2020 Emma gave a talk to the initiative Live With Scientists which aims to provide equal access to science for everyone. The talk is entitled "Motor coordination difficulties in autism: Raising the profile". You can link to a video of the talk here:...

November 2019 – MICRA seminar

November 2019 – MICRA seminar

On 12th November Jude and Ellen hosted a seminar arranged as part of the Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA) series. The seminar, titled “Creative approaches to movement and quality of life in age-related conditions”, included talks from...