CUSP, Psychology, Research in the School

New research on creative workers and creative careers

Professor Stephanie Taylor introduces a new collection of published research. Pathways into Creative Working Lives is a collection of fifteen chapters on new research into the ways that people enter so-called 'creative' work. For more than two decades, policy makers and educationalists have celebrated the ever-expanding range of occupations that make up the global sector of… Continue reading New research on creative workers and creative careers

CUSP, Psychology, Psychology in the world, Research in the School

Major success for a School academic

Professor Sarah Crafter from the School of Psychology and Counselling is part of a team that has won funding for an important new project to support migrant children and young people in education. The EU Horizon 2020 grant will fund a new cross-borders project. Sarah Crafter, Professor of Cultural-Developmental Psychology will play an important part in the project titled ‘NEW ABC:… Continue reading Major success for a School academic

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

Academic journal, Psychology, Social Psychology

Introducing the Journal of Social and Political Psychology

We continue to introduce journals on which the School's academics have editorial roles. Dr Kesi Mahendran is a section editor on the Journal of Social and Political Psychology (JSPP). Political psychology is a rapidly growing interdisciplinary field drawing together political scientists and (mostly social) psychologists. JSPP itself is a relatively new Open Access journal which has… Continue reading Introducing the Journal of Social and Political Psychology

Meet people in the School, Social Psychology

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