Meet people in the School, Psychology

Introducing a new lecturer in the School, Sarah Laurence

We introduce a new lecturer in the School, Dr Sarah Laurence. Sarah, welcome to the School. Tell us about your interests and the area of psychology that you work in.  I am a cognitive psychologist with a particular interest in how we perceive and recognise faces.This topic has always fascinated me because faces are all… Continue reading Introducing a new lecturer in the School, Sarah Laurence

Meet people in the School, Psychology

Introducing Kerry Hughes, a new Staff Tutor in the School

This week we meet Kerry Hughes who tells us about her background in psychology and mental health care in the NHS. There is a joke that I have been familiar with for a long time, as a true Liverpudlian (being half Irish).  It tells of a visitor in Dublin asking a local for directions. The reply?… Continue reading Introducing Kerry Hughes, a new Staff Tutor in the School

Meet people in the School, Psychology

Introducing a new professor in the School, Peter Hegarty

This week we introduce Peter Hegarty, our new Professor in Psychology.  Tell us about your interests and the area of psychology that you work in.  I work in the area of social psychology – which examines how social systems shape individuals’ thoughts, feelings and behaviour and the history of psychology, which examines both the history of… Continue reading Introducing a new professor in the School, Peter Hegarty

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Our new Staff Tutor, Alison Gisby, introduces Occupational Psychology

Meet a new Staff Tutor in the School, Alison Gisby, who tells us about her PhD research in Occupational Psychology.  Tell us about your interests and the area of psychology that you work in. My specialism is Occupational Psychology.  This field of psychology is vast and involves working with organisations and the people who work in them.  There are… Continue reading Our new Staff Tutor, Alison Gisby, introduces Occupational Psychology

Meet people in the School, Psychology, Social Psychology

Introducing new academics in the School: Dr Sebastian Bartos, Lecturer in Psychology

We introduce another of the academics who join the School this summer. Dr Sebastian Bartos is a Lecturer in Psychology. Tell us about your interests and the area of psychology that you work in. I’m a political psychologist of sexuality: I study how people think and feel about the social, political, and moral side of… Continue reading Introducing new academics in the School: Dr Sebastian Bartos, Lecturer in Psychology