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Psychology student awarded Scholarship for dedication to volunteering

Final year Psychology student Samantha Betteridge has recently been awarded an On-Course Scholarship for her extensive volunteering experience over the last few years. Samantha has undertaken a range of different voluntary placements, including working for the charity MindFull UK, providing online support for youngsters with mental health issues. In addition, Samantha undertook volunteering on the VESL […]

Sports and Exercise Psychology student wins Gold Sports Scholarship

Kelly Bourne, a second year Sports and Exercise Psychology student, has recently been awarded  one of three Edge Hill University Sports Scholarships at Gold standard. Having taken part in sports from a young age, Kelly has shown a continued commitment through her engagement in a wide range of sporting opportunities. To name a few; from age 9-17, […]

EHU Psychology student follows her career aspirations in Educational Psychology

We are delighted to announce that one of our MSc Conversion students, Patricia Euston has recently accepted a job as an Assistant Psychologist at Catalyst Psychology, a local independent Educational Psychology provision. Having worked in education for numerous years, Tricia joined the Department of Psychology to pursue her interest in Psychology and has been working on […]

“What on earth is psychology and what are you going to do with it?”: An interview with Prof. Geoff Beattie

Professor Geoff Beattie was recently invited to speak with a representative from Hotcourses; an organisation dedicated to providing information and support to applicants on university courses. Here, Prof Beattie discussed his reasons for choosing a career in psychology, and his insights from his personal experiences. Additionally, he reflects on insights from his research on non-verbal communication, and how […]

EHU Psychology research on recreational drug use represented at National conference

Research carried out in the Department of Psychology at Edge Hill University aims to examine associations between recreational drug use and aspects of cognitive functioning. Findings from a series of research studies conducted by Professor Philip Murphy and colleagues were presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Psychobiology Section of the British Psychological Society […]

“I have no clue what I drunk last night”: Psychology researchers report findings of research funded by Alcohol Research UK

Edge Hill Psychology researchers have recently reported their findings from their research funded by Alcohol Research UK, aiming to investigate the utility of Smartphone App technology to provide accurate accounts of alcohol consumption behaviours. The research, led by Dr Rebecca Monk with Professor Derek Heim and research assistant Mr Alan Price, reports the benefits of […]

Edge Hill Psychology research to feature in new book on Sustainable Consumption.

Professor Geoff Beattie and Laura McGuire have a chapter in a major new book which is out this week, published by Oxford University Press. The book entitled; “Sustainable Consumption: Multi-disciplinary Perspectives in Honour of Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta” is a landmark volume on sustainability, dedicated to Partha Dasgupta; one of the world’s leading economists who […]

Departmental research on social identity and digital gaming features in a new book.

The Health and Social Issues Research Group includes a research theme on social identity, and the applications to a range of behaviours, including reducing prejudice and discrimination in different populations and in understanding drinking cultures of sports teams. Additionally, Dr Linda Kaye‘s research has been considering how social identity underpins the social experiences associated with digital gaming, […]