UP FAMNIT STUDENTS SUCCESSFULLY CONCLUDED THE BIOLOGICAL-PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDENT CONFERENCE FOR THE THIRD TIME
The third edition of the Biological-Psychological Student Conference took place at UP FAMNIT on the weekend of September 14-16, 2023.
The conference was divided into two modules, psychological and biological, which ran place in parallel. The participants presented contributions from the fields of biology and psychology. UP FAMNIT students participated in the organization of the event as part of the Association of Biopsychology Students, and the expert committee consisted of researchers from our faculty: dr. Alenka Baruca Arbeiter and dr. Matjaž Hladnik from the Department of Applied Natural Sciences, dr. Peter Glasnović, dr. Vladimir Ivović and dr. Felicita Urzi from the Biodiversity Department, Katarina Kocbek, dr. Vlasta Novak Zabukovec, dr. Vesna Jug and dr. Tina Tinkara Peternelj from the Department of Psychology and dr. Dean Lipovac from InnoRenew CoE and the Andrej Marušič Institute.
The program was enriched by the lectures of four invited speakers:
1. Urška Battelino with the lecture PSYCHOANALYTIC WORK WITH METAPHOR IN OCD,
2. Jurij Dolenšek with the lecture MOUSE MODEL OF TYPE 2 DIABETES DISEASE AND REMISSION AFTER SHORT-TERM CALORIE RESTRICTION,
3. Dean Lipovac with the lecture BUILT ENVIRONMENT THAT CONSIDERS PEOPLE'S NEEDS and
4. Borut Toškan with a lecture BEYOND BARE BIOLOGY. ON THE TRACE OF THE ROLE OF THE HORSE IN THE RITUALS OF THE EARLY IRON AGE COMMUNITIES OF THE SOUTH-EAST ALPINE AREA.
The book of abstracts of the 3rd Biological-Psychological Student Conference has already been published and is available here.
The students would like to thank UP FAMNIT forall the support, and within the faculty, especially the Department of Psychology and the Student Council. The organizers were also supported by Marjetica Koper, Luka Koper and GOLD ISTRA TARTUFI.