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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Technician services you might not know about…

Slack Slack is a group messaging service, like WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger. Like other group chat apps, anyone in the group can post and everyone else in the group can see it. We’ve been using it to get in touch with one another, but would like to open it up more to students so that…