Public Engagement

Our researchers have been out and about engaging the public in psychological research By Kay Ritchie Over the past few months, many staff members in the School of psychology have been showing off snippets of their research to members of the public at different science festivals. I think it is really essential that we as…

The 2017 School of Psychology Alumni Event

Gabriella Goodrich Earlier this month, students had an excellent opportunity to hear about life after university at the School of Psychology Alumni Event, hosted by Careers and Employability lead Rachel Bromnick. Lincoln graduates spoke to current psychology students about where their degrees have taken them, and what they’ve been up to since graduation. This was…

Postgraduate Opportunities for Lincoln Students

A postgraduate degree in Psychology is an excellent opportunity to expand your skills and consolidate your knowledge of psychological concepts and theory; it’s also the next step in the path towards becoming a Chartered Psychologist. The Lincoln School of Psychology offers three taught postgraduate courses: MSc Forensic Psychology, MSc Developmental Psychology, and MSc Psychological Research…

You and Your Career

In this edition of DigiPsych, we interview our Careers and Employability Lead tutor, Dr Rachel Bromnick. How did you first get started as our Careers tutor for Psychology? I have always been interested in human development and human potential. I find the transitions and turning points throughout the life course really fascinating. I have a…

Meet and Greet 2017

Nial Francis When the summer holiday ends and the new term starts, we students have a lot on our plate. Going from the lazy days and thrilling adventures of the break to the constant pressure of staying on top of work, going to lectures, and getting involved wherever possible is a huge adjustment. With all…

Join The Forensic Psychology Society

Emma Kilner Psychology has quickly arisen as a popular topic of conversation within society; particularly with regards to the psychological aspect of criminal investigation and the perpetrators of crimes. Forensic Psychology encapsulates all these public fascinations with crime and criminals into a subset of study. The interest in how criminals think and develop within the…

Making The Most of Lincoln

 DigiPsych Editor, current third-year student Gabriella Goodrich, offers her advice to new students   Before university, I had never enjoyed school; I didn’t engage with it, nor did I get involved with extracurricular activities. It was a chore, and I assumed university would be no different, so I decided at the beginning to get it…

A Guide to Finding Work Experience as a Psychology Student: Part 2

USE THE RIGHT LANGUAGE Most psychology services will be accustomed to emails and letters from students hoping to gain work experience. So much so, that the very words ‘work experience’ may be enough for a prospective employer to stop reading. From speaking to a few psychologists, there is the mindset that offering ‘work experience’ is…

Job Adverts

Part-time jobs and volunteering can be a great way to enhance your CV. DigiPsych have compiled a selection of recently advertised jobs which may appeal to psychology students. For tips and advice on finding useful and relevant work experience, follow this link [add hyperlink to Maddi’s article on work exp]. Lincoln’s School of Psychology aims…

The Benefits of Attending Events: Psychology4Students Registration Now Open

Events are a brilliant way to network with like-minded people, and can be really beneficial. Madeleine Pownall, a current third year student, has attended BPS events and Edinburgh Science Festival. She encourages other students to attend psychology events: “I found that after attending the BPS Conference and Edinburgh Science Festival, I had a new sense…