A Student’s Perspective on the British Conference of Undergraduate Research

Kelly Scovell The British Conference of Undergraduate Research highlights research done by undergraduates. The conference, which is held annually in the spring, lasts two days, and invites undergraduates to submit papers, posters, workshops, and performances. Students submit abstracts and those who are accepted receive invitations to the conference. BCUR held its first conference in 2011,…

Imposter Syndrome as an Undergraduate

Kelly Scovell Starting university can be a daunting experience. With new living arrangements, new friends and a new course, it can be a lot to deal with. But the University of Lincoln is dedicated to helping you through your journey to success and into your chosen career path. That said, improving and reaching success requires…

Madeleine Pownall Named UNiDAYS Student Woman of the Year

School of Psychology undergraduate Madeleine Pownall has been named Student Woman of the Year by UNiDAYS for her work on gender equality and female empowerment. As a student at Lincoln, Maddi has completed research projects on gender and identity, and in May, she presented her research on gender stereotypes in children’s books at the British…

Recent Staff Publications in the School of Psychology

Two members of our staff in the School of Psychology have recently had articles accepted for publication. Lecturer Julie van der Vyver, whose research specialism includes group dynamics and prosociality, led a study analysing voting decisions in the EU referendum. The research, featured in the Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, used questionnaire scales…

Meet the Newest Member of Our Team

Meet the newest member of our team, third-year Katie Booth, who will be serving as our Copy Editor. As a new member of the DigiPsych team I thought I’d introduce myself and give a brief explanation of my role as Copy Editor of the blog. My name’s Katie Booth, and I’m a third year student…

Coming to Lincoln – the First Year Experience

Jamie Hamilton The beginning Confidence and persistence; that’s all I thought I would ever need, and so coming to university to study psychology did not seem like such a mammoth task. People said the course was hard, that it was scary moving out, and that it was a big jump from A levels, but I…

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…