Tagged: psychology

Winchester academic claims fake Santas do not ruin the magic of Christmas

The University of Winchester

A senior lecturer at the University of Winchester has found evidence to suggest that young children can believe in fantasy characters, such as Father Christmas, while also identifying when someone is pretending to be one. The findings emerged from Chartered …

University of Worcester to collaborate with local charity to research dysphagia and dysphasia

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The University of Worcester’s Psychology department is stepping up its partnership work with Malvern-based national charity ARCOS. The two institutions will collaborate for the benefit of people with difficulties in eating, drinking and swallowing, and also those with communication problems. …

University of Worcester Professor highlights negative impact of media portrayal of Dementia

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Representations of dementia in the media could be having a negative impact on those living with the illness, according to a leading psychologist. Phrases such as “worse than death” and “ticking time bomb”, used by newspapers when describing dementia, create …

Research Theme: Social Science, including Business and Psychology

The following links will provide more information on the research centres and supervisors / research collaborators at CREST member institutions for the Research Theme – Social Science, including Business and Psychology. Bucks New University Institute for Diversity Research, Inclusivity, Communities …

Psychologist from Glyndŵr to boost recycling for tech firm through novel KTP

Glyndwr University

Technology firm Brother has enlisted the help of psychologists from Glyndŵr University to encourage more of its customers to recycle print cartridges by appealing to their emotions to do something good for the environment. Brother Industries UK (Ltd), which operates …

Hiscox and York St John University launch innovative workplace design challenge

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Specialist insurer Hiscox and York St John University have joined forces to launch a design competition that will give students the opportunity to make their mark on the insurer’s new landmark building in the city – opening in 2015. Internationally …

Worcester lecturer to co-lead major adoption study

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A Senior Psychology Lecturer at the University of Worcester is jointly-leading a major new international study into the attitudes of professionals in placing adoptive children with lesbian and gay couples. Dr Gabriela Misca will co-lead an international team of psychologists and …

St Mary’s Lecturer Presents at Leading Psychology Conference

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Dr Lubna Ahmed, Lecturer in Psychology at St Mary’s University College, Twickenham recently presented research exploring visual attention at the annual conference for the European Society for Cognitive Psychology, which took place in Budapest, Hungary from 29th August to 1st September. The presentation, …

University of Worcester Professor Shortlisted for Prestigious Award

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A University of Worcester professor has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2013 British Psychological Society (BPS) Book Award after co-authoring a student textbook. Professor Elizabeth Peel, a professor of Psychology and Social Change, wrote ‘Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer …

University of Chichester

Chichester

The University of Chichester aims to be a socially responsible university that is recognised internationally, significant nationally, important regionally and vital locally – not only in teaching and student experience, but also in research and in its diverse communities and …

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