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A new perspective with Summer Minds at Oriel y Parc

There’s a unique chance to listen to top academics highlighting topical issues at Summer Minds Season Talks at Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre in St Davids this August.

Dr Hayley Young, a Senior Lecturer in Biological Psychology and the Psychobiology of Sport and Exercise at Swansea University, will give a talk on Tuesday 8 August at 7pm. Her talk, titled “You are what you eat: How food influences how you think and feel” costs £3 per person.

Dr Hayley Young

Dr Hayley Young, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Swansea University will deliver a talk on the influence of food on how you think and feel on 8 August.

Dr Young’s talk will consider the scientific evidence behind the glut of headlines claiming effects of food on mental health and behaviour.

Dr Amanda Goodall will be asking “Would the NHS run better with more doctors and fewer managers?” on Thursday 10 August at 7pm. Dr Goodall, a Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor at Cass Business School, London has an impressive 20-year career and has carried out extensive research into ‘expert leadership’.

Summer Minds lectures are chaired by Professor Andrew Oswald (Warwick University) and Dr Amanda Goodall.

Oriel y Parc Manager Jenn Jones said: “We are also featuring a local writer, Jacki Sime, on Saturday 12 August, who will launch her book St Davids: A Journey in Time at 7pm.

“We have talented local artists living in St Davids and Oriel y Parc is pleased to be able to host events and exhibitions to showcase their work.”

For more information on the Summer Minds talks and other exhibitions and events at Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre, managed by the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority, please visit or call 01437 720392.

Published 02 August 2017

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