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…

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…