InLab is based in the Department of Psychology at Goldsmiths College, University of London, where Prof Yulia Kovas – director of InLab – leads a team of researchers. InLab also has many active associate members in other leading UK institutions, as well as China, Russia, Kyrgyzia, US, and Canada. InLab has a system of research residencies and placements for researchers and students.
The research aims to provide insights into interplay between genetic, social and cultural factors in their effects on learning and cognition. The ultimate goal of this research is to contribute to individualised education and to promote positive development.
InLab is based at Goldsmiths, University of London and has many associate members across the world. The research aims to provide insights into interplay between genetic, social and cultural factors in their effects on learning. The ultimate goal of this research is to contribute to individualised education and to promote positive development.
What’s in the name
InLab has many connotations for us, encompassing several important concepts. In – stands for International Interdisciplinary Investigations into Individual Differences in Learning. Because we are InLab – this suggests that we are always in our Laboratory – whether physically or virtually – through continuous collaboration and learning.
Participants in our research are also InLab – because they contribute their time and effort to unlocking the mysteries of Learning. The disguised sigma (Σ) in our logo stands for both summation and self-energy concepts.
Our Logo also includes the 1+1>2 motto. This motto reflects our belief in the non-additive nature of collaboration. Bringing together expertise and training from different laboratories and research groups does not just combine the available resources, but produces new ideas, approaches, and directions – leading to greater knowledge.