Psychology, Research in the School

Can we learn more about physical pain? A computerised psychometric to collect data about adolescent chronic pain

Dr Rhiannon Edwards is a Staff Tutor in the School. In a recent article, she and colleagues from the University of Bath and the Bath Centre for Pain Services published a new measure which will hopefully be used in pain management clinics as a tool help understand more about the experiences of living with pain.… Continue reading Can we learn more about physical pain? A computerised psychometric to collect data about adolescent chronic pain

Meet people in the School, Psychology in the world

Psychology and the Open University in Northern Ireland

The School of Psychology and Counselling was very pleased to learn that the connection between the Open University and the British Psychological Society (BPS) will be further strengthened by the election of Dr Karen Hagan to Chair of the Northern Ireland Branch of the British Psychological Society (NIBPS).  The BPS is the representative body for psychologists… Continue reading Psychology and the Open University in Northern Ireland

Academic journal, Counselling, Psychology

Introducing Counselling Psychology Quarterly

In this ongoing series, we introduce journals on which School academics have editorial roles. Counselling Psychology Quarterly is an international interdisciplinary journal, reporting on practice, research and theory in the fields of counselling psychology, psychotherapy and mental health. The journal's priorities are to publish papers of immediate practical relevance that take a non-pathologizing and empowering approach… Continue reading Introducing Counselling Psychology Quarterly

Academic journal, Psychology, Social Psychology

Introducing the Journal of Social and Political Psychology

We continue to introduce journals on which the School's academics have editorial roles. Dr Kesi Mahendran is a section editor on the Journal of Social and Political Psychology (JSPP). Political psychology is a rapidly growing interdisciplinary field drawing together political scientists and (mostly social) psychologists. JSPP itself is a relatively new Open Access journal which has… Continue reading Introducing the Journal of Social and Political Psychology

Meet people in the School, Social Psychology

Introducing new academics in the School: Dr Sandra Obradovic, Lecturer in Psychology

Today we introduce a new Lecturer in Psychology in the School, Dr Sandra Obradovic. Tell us about your interests and the area of psychology that you work in.  There are a lot of things about psychology that I find fascinating, but most of my work tends to focus on exploring either the intersection between history… Continue reading Introducing new academics in the School: Dr Sandra Obradovic, Lecturer in Psychology