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The latest news from the Psychology department

Psychology tutor shortlisted for Teaching Awards 2022

Congratulations to psychology PhD tutor, Brittany Blankinship, who has been shortlisted for Student Tutor of the Year award at the 2022 Students’ Association Teaching Awards.

Psychology student wins 'Best Overall Conference Presentation' award at 2022 BPS Scottish Undergraduate Research Conference

Congratulations to final-year psychology student, Orestis Michaelides, who won the 'Best Overall Conference Presentation' award at the 2022 BPS Scottish Undergraduate Research Conference.

Psychology Society award on permanent display in 7 George Square

Congratulations to the Psychology Society (PsychSoc), whose Student Award is now on display in the mezzanine level of the Psychology Building, 7 George Square.

Psychology Lecturer researches attendee adherence to COVID-19 safety guidance

Dr Anne Templeton researches attendee adherence to COVID-19 guidance as part of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) Events Research Programme

Painting by Psychology student, depicting Myanmar symbol of resistance, longlisted for the Scottish Portrait Awards 2021

May the Revolution Succeed - painting
Congratulations to fourth-year Psychology student, Shwe Yin Aye, whose painting, 'May the Revolution Succeed’, was longlisted for the Scottish Portrait Awards 2021 and is now hanging in the department.

Robert Logie elected 51st Bartlett Lecturer

Psychology professor awarded lectureship for lifetime contributions to Experimental Psychology

RSE Research Award to fund a workshop on Specific Learning Disorders in Scotland

Edinburgh and St Andrews researchers awarded new RSE Research Workshop Grant for Scottish study

Research festival spotlights pressing issues

The secrets to long lasting relationships, discussions around diet choices, and the environmental benefits of seaweed are among the topics to be explored at a major research showcase.

Primary school pupils learn about language evolution and how the brain works at Midlothian Science Festival 2021

Hundreds of primary school pupils will learn about language evolution and how the brain processes information from the environment with our senses at Midlothian Science Festival Programme for Schools