CUSP, Psychology, Research in the School, Social Psychology

Sexual Harassment, Psychology and Feminism – A New book

In a new book, Dr Lisa Lazard from the School explores #MeToo and how women’s assumed empowerment in contemporary culture has shaped understandings of sexual harassment and social responses to it. This book explores how the phenomenon of sexual harassment has been made sense of and understood, both in psychology and in popular culture, over… Continue reading Sexual Harassment, Psychology and Feminism – A New book

Academic journal, CUSP, Psychology

Introducing the journal Children and Society

Professor Sarah Crafter will soon be taking over as one of the new Editors of the journal Children & Society. Before that, she was one of the journal’s book editors. She writes about the journal and her past and future roles, with a particular emphasis on features of the journal that will be of interest… Continue reading Introducing the journal Children and Society

Events, Psychology

An online event about about qualitative research

The Society for Qualitative Inquiry in Psychology, a section of the American Psychological Association, runs online events on qualitative research. The next is on Friday October 23rd, 2020 from 12-1:30PM EST (five hours behind GMT). This may be of particular interest to School students who will be doing a dissertation in their module (e.g. DE300, DD803).… Continue reading An online event about about qualitative research

Academic journal, Psychology, Social Psychology

Introducing the Journal of Psychosocial Studies

We continue to introduce journals on which the School's academics have editorial roles. Dr David W Jones, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, introduces the Journal of Psychosocial Studies. I am the Joint Editor of the Journal of Psychosocial Studies, with Liz Frost (at University of West of England) (https://people.uwe.ac.uk/Person/ElizabethFrost). As Editors, our job is to take initial views… Continue reading Introducing the Journal of Psychosocial Studies

Psychology, Psychology in the world, Research in the School

Stitches and stories: a different kind of research impact

Academic researchers want their research findings to have an effect on the social world: this is referred to as 'impact'. A short film records an example from the work of academics in the School of Psychology and Counselling, and the School of Arts and Humanities. In 2018 Prof. John Dixon led the Belfast Mobility Project,… Continue reading Stitches and stories: a different kind of research impact