Forensic Psychology, Psychology, Psychology in the world, Research in the School

School forensic research in the news

New research by academics in the School features in articles in The Times and The Scottish Legal News. Research by four of the School's academics, Drs Lee Curley, James Munro, Lara Frumkin and Jim Turner, is currently receiving high profile news coverage. The research surveyed Scottish lawyers to obtain their opinions on controversial features of… Continue reading School forensic research in the news

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Events, Psychology, Psychology in the world

The Politics of Care -International Women’s Day talk, Monday 8th March 18.30-19.30

Lynne Segal is the Anniversary Professor of Psychology and Gender Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London. To celebrate International Women’s Day, Lynne Segal will talk on The Politics of Care.  Her books include Is the Future Female? Troubled Thoughts on Contemporary Feminism; Slow Motion: Changing Masculinities, Changing Men; and Straight Sex: Rethinking the Politics of Pleasure. She co-wrote Beyond… Continue reading The Politics of Care -International Women’s Day talk, Monday 8th March 18.30-19.30

CUSP, Psychology, Social Psychology

Is psychology a science?

Is psychology a science? This question is less straightforward than it might first seem. It has been discussed by numerous theorists. This month, the question was the focus of a seminar for CuSP, the Culture and Social Psychology research group. As part of his contribution to the seminar, Prof. Paul Stenner writes about some of… Continue reading Is psychology a science?

Political Psychology, Psychology, Research in the School

Lessons from lockdown: The contributions of behavioural science

New research by Dr Sandra Obradovic and colleagues examines the contributions of behavioural science to lockdown policy and the UK's Covid-19 response. What went wrong in the coupling of behavioural science and policy-making during the UK’s first lockdown? How does an emergent science foster credibility and trust as a policy-making tool for times of crisis?… Continue reading Lessons from lockdown: The contributions of behavioural science

Events, Psychology

BPS EVENT: Is clinical psychology for me?

This is a free event for psychology students and recent graduates who might be interested in considering a career in clinical psychology.    Register here. It is designed to encourage students from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds to consider clinical psychology as a career, providing information about clinical psychology training programmes and sharing the experiences of… Continue reading BPS EVENT: Is clinical psychology for me?