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The latest news from the Psychology department

Natural foods appeal to children, study finds

Children are more likely to prefer foods they believe to be natural to man-made options, rating them higher for tastiness, safety and desirability, a study shows.

Psychology Lecturer Dr Anne Templeton wins BPS Social Psychology Section Early Career Award

Dr. Anne Templeton given award by leading psychological association.

Profs Abrahams and Chandran host major international ALS conference at the University

In association with the Euan Macdonald Centre, psychology Professor Sharon Abrahams and Dean of Clinical Medicine Professor Siddharthan Chandran hosted the 2022 ENCALS Meeting held at the University of Edinburgh last week.

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