Professor Geoff Beattie to speak at the British Academy Summer Showcase

Professor Geoff Beattie has been invited to give a talk at the British Academy Summer Showcase on the evening of the 21st June. The aim of the event is to allow the British Academy ‘to present the best new Humanities and Social Sciences research to a wide public audience.’ The Academy’s annual Summer Soirée on the […]

Psychology Professor elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts

Professor Geoff Beattie has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) for ‘a prominent contribution to social change research’. His research contributions to the psychology of communication, psychological barriers to climate change and implicit ethnic bias were highlighted. The Royal Society of Arts, founded in 1754, is a politically independent organisation […]

“The Conflicted Mind”, according to EHU Psychology professor

Professor Geoff Beattie’s latest book has just been published by Routledge.  Both science and literary writing are integral to this book.  Each chapter begins with a detailed description of a time, place and behaviour to situate the psychology, and ultimately to test it.  To understand the conflicted habit of smoking and how it was promoted […]

EHU Psychology Professor discusses how to battle the winter blues

Professor Geoff Beattie did a series of TV, radio and newspaper interviews in Dublin on the effects of the seasons on mood and behaviour, urging people to avoid ‘hibernating’ at this beautiful time of the year.  The media day was commissioned by Tourism Northern Ireland.  The chef in the photograph is Noel McMeel from the […]

EHU Cyberpsychologist Dr Linda Kaye gives Tedx Talk on what Emoji’s say about us

Dr Linda Kaye recently represented Edge Hill University at the TEDxVienna “On The Edge” Conference, at the Volkstheater, Vienna. The conference comprised a range of invited speakers who presented their cutting-edge ideas on the role of technology and science in society. Dr Kaye presented her insights on “What your emoji says about you”; enthusing audiences […]

EHU Psychology lecturers discuss the psychology behind real world issues

Edge Hill University was delighted to host BBC Radio Lancashire recently to broadcast the excitement of Freshers’ Week and to share some research insights from a number of lecturers across the University. As part of this, Dr Andy Levy and Dr Linda Kaye from EHU Psychology each took part in an interview to help spread […]

Psychology Professor discusses the stresses and strains of modern life

Professor Geoff Beattie recently did a morning of interviews on the stresses and strains of modern life, discussing research carried out by Gousto.  He did twenty or so back-to-back radio interviews including BBC Nottingham, BBC Radio Tees, BBC Radio Devon, Radio Yorkshire, BBC Radio Shropshire etc. with Sally Gunnell on the pressures that we all […]

Psychology Professor joins BBC Breakfast to discuss children’s fear of crime

Professor Geoff Beattie recently appeared on BBC Breakfast to discuss a new report from the Children’s Society which looked at how cumulative disadvantages impact on children’s well-being.  The report found that the most common worry amongst children between 10 and 17 is fear of crime. Professor Beattie discussed how crime rates, including violent crime, have […]

Psychology Professor’s books go International

The Chinese rights of Professor Beattie’s book ‘Rethinking Body Language: How Hand Movements Reveal Hidden Thoughts’ published by Routledge in the U.K. in 2016 have just been sold to Post And Telecom Press.  It will be published in China in 2018.  His various other books have been translated into German, Finnish, Portuguese for the Brazilian […]

Psychology Dragon’s Den Winners announced 2016-2017!

Dragons’ Den is part of the final-year ‘Reflections and Future Directions’ module on the Psychology programmes taught by Professor Geoff Beattie at Edge Hill University. Now entering its 4th year, its aim is to encourage students to acknowledge and reflect on skills they have gained at each level of their programme and to support students […]