CUSP, Psychology, Psychology in the world

School academics in radio election special

A BBC Radio Wales / BBC Sounds programme 'Vote for Me – The Science of Personality Politics' will be broadcast at 18.30 on Tuesday 3rd November and again at 5.30 on Wednesday 4th November. Dr Kesi Mahendran, a political psychologist who works on the dialogue between citizens and their governments  discusses the rise in populist… Continue reading School academics in radio election special

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

CUSP, Psychology, Research in the School, Social Psychology

Political Psychology in the BPS – contributions from the School

The Political Psychology Section of the British Psychological Society aims to 'promote Political Psychology in the UK and globally, enabling and empowering citizens with the political skills to meaningfully shape policy, practice and their worlds.' In the Summer 2020 bulletin of the Section, two CuSP members write about recent news events: Dr Karen Hagan analyses political speeches from… Continue reading Political Psychology in the BPS – contributions from the School

CUSP, Psychology, Psychology in the world

The Psychology of Global Crises: A virtual conference

At the end of May, a new kind of academic event took place. The Psychology of Global Crises: State Surveillance, Solidarity and Everyday Life was a conference about events like the Covid-19 pandemic, organised to fit with the circumstances that the virus has imposed. Academics could not travel or meet in person, so they gathered online,… Continue reading The Psychology of Global Crises: A virtual conference