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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

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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

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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

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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