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Turning a dissertation project into a refereed journal article!

A new article published in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology is of special interest to the School. 'Community cohesion during the first peak of the COVID-19 pandemic' is based on Sarah Jane Svensson's dissertation project for module DE300 Investigating Psychology 3. The article is co-authored by Sarah and her former tutor, Stamatis Elntib, who supervised her DE300 dissertation.… Continue reading Turning a dissertation project into a refereed journal article!

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Psychology research and counter-terrorism: an interview with Prof. Andrew Silke

Dr Lara Frumkin from the Forensic Cognition Research Group conducts an interview on psychology research and counter-terrorism as part of the pre-launch programme for the Open Psychology research centre. In this video-recorded interview, Professor Andrew Silke, Professor of Terrorism, Risk and Resilience at Cranfield University, discusses his work on counter-terrorism.  He speaks with Dr. Lara… Continue reading Psychology research and counter-terrorism: an interview with Prof. Andrew Silke

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DE300 students win British Psychological Society prizes

Two of the School's students were awarded Tony Gale Undergraduate Dissertation Prizes by the British Psychological Society Wessex Branch. Amy Brownlie and Malgorzata Dzielak were students on the Psychology & Counselling undergraduate dissertation module DE300 Investigating Psychology 3 in the presentation that started November 2019. The awards that they won are presented for the best undergraduate dissertations… Continue reading DE300 students win British Psychological Society prizes

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The Psychology of Face Perception

Dr Sarah Laurence, a Lecturer in the School, interviews Professor Cathy Mondloch, Professor of Psychology and Director of the Face Perception Lab at Brock University, Canada. Professor Mondloch is an expert on the Psychology of Face Perception. She explains the importance of face recognition in real world settings, such as the difficulties faced by people… Continue reading The Psychology of Face Perception

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Opening Psychology Launch highlights 4 – Psychological insights into professional practices

As part of the launch programme for the School's new research centre, Dr Lee Curley discusses psychological research relevant to the Scottish court system, and Dr Gina Di Malta discusses research into the impacts of accommodating patient preferences in psychotherapy. Attend the whole launch programme or select the events that interest you. Full details of… Continue reading Opening Psychology Launch highlights 4 – Psychological insights into professional practices