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…

Graduation September 2017

Congratulations to the class of 2017! Students from BSc Psychology, BSc Psychology with Forensic, BSc Psychology with Clinical, along with some of our Master’s and PhD students became graduates of the University of Lincoln on Wednesday the 6th of September 2017. The ceremony held in Lincoln cathedral featured a trumpet fanfare, moving speeches from members…

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…

Study Finds Boredom is Behavioural, Not Emotional

The BPS’s Research Digest recently featured an article which suggests that proneness to feeling bored is not a personality trait, but rather is linked to behaviour. The article references a research report, published in the journal Emotion, that assessed 4,000 American participants using an iPhone app. Information relating to their mood was collated, and boredom…

Dean of new LALT is Psychology lecturer Garry Wilson

The Lincoln Academy of Learning and Teaching (LALT) is a newly founded collective which aims to share and develop the best practice in learning and teaching. The LALT will encourage innovation, collaboration and participation in projects throughout the university. This will be achieved through: Providing administrative support for staff and student groups A good practice…