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World’s biggest study of left-handedness

From Leonardo da Vinci to Oprah Winfrey, and from Napoleon Bonaparte to Jimi Hendrix the talents of left-handers have been celebrated across the generations. However, the prevalence of people who favour their left hand…


On Saturday 8th June the School of Medicine was well represented at SoapBoxScience in Edinburgh with Dr Silvia Paracchini as one of the speakers.  Dr Paracchini discussed handedness with shoppers and tourists along the…

Dear Science Podcast

Dr Silvia Paracchini has appeared on the podcast Dear Science, talking about the science of handedness.

Patrons Programme 2016

Dr Silvia Paracchini has recently given a lecture on handedness and genetics as part of the Patrons Programme 2016

Visit to Hong Kong

Dr Silvia Paracchini delivered a guest lecture at an alumni event in Hong Kong. The event took place at The Foreign Correspondents' Club, on Wednesday 11 May 2016.