CUSP, Psychology, Research in the School

New Challenges, Old Pains: A Note on Research at the Beginning of LGBT+ History Month

Imagine you switch channels on your TV, only to land on a debate on whether people like you should be allowed to marry. Or imagine walking down the street and seeing posters that question your right to be protected from discrimination. If you belong to a sexual or gender minority, you may be familiar with… Continue reading New Challenges, Old Pains: A Note on Research at the Beginning of LGBT+ History Month

CUSP, Events, Political Psychology

The 3rd Annual UK Political Psychology Conference: 11-15th January 2021 FREE TO ATTEND

The 3rd Annual UK Political Psychology Conference gathers scholars at all career stages to analyse the big political questions of the day. The conference brings together a selection of leading and emerging academics in the field of Political Psychology from around the UK and beyond.  The organising committee would like to welcome anyone to attend… Continue reading The 3rd Annual UK Political Psychology Conference: 11-15th January 2021 FREE TO ATTEND

CUSP, Psychology, Psychology in the world

Panic Buying and Blame Shifting: Responses to the Pandemic

During this second lockdown, Dr Sebastian Bartos from the School reflects on responses to the pandemic, and social exclusion. In March, shortly before the first lockdown in England, I was asked for my expertise on a topic I knew little about. The host of a local radio programme wanted to chat to me about ‘panic… Continue reading Panic Buying and Blame Shifting: Responses to the Pandemic

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