The latest news from the Psychology department

Psychology project secures second stage of Wellcome funding

The mental health project, led by Dr Aja Murray, aims to develop a digital tool for counterfactual analysis.

Psychology student comes runner-up in 'Best Overall Conference Presentation' award at 2023 BPS Scottish Undergraduate Research Conference

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Congratulations to final-year psychology student, Albatool Almubarak, who presented on congenital aphantasia.

Psychology student wins School heat of the Three Minute Thesis

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Congratulations to Lucas Perry, a first year PhD student, who presented on the ‘Executive Function's Confounding Genetic Confounders’.

Psychology Graduate Honoured by British Council

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Congratulations to Dr Lilian Balatsou who received the Social Action Award for her project ‘Greek Girls Code’ at the Study UK Alumni Awards.

Robert Logie elected 51st Bartlett Lecturer

Psychology professor awarded lectureship for lifetime contributions to Experimental Psychology

Specific Learning Difficulties Network host first workshop

The two day event was held at The Royal Society of Edinburgh.

The British Neuropsychological Society Honour Psychology Professor

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Congratulations to Professor Sharon Abrahams who has been awarded with the prestigious Freda Newcombe Prize.

Psychology study launched to measure pandemic effects on mothers and children

A study is underway that will analyse the long-term effects of the Covid pandemic on the wellbeing of pregnant women, mothers and children

PPLS Student & Staff Initiative Fund: Fun at Firbush

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Psychology PhD students enjoy academic retreat to the Firbush Point Outdoor Centre

Listen to Psychology lecturer on the latest episode of anthrozoology podcast

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Developmental and social psychologist, Dr Matti Wilks talks about her research investigating the barriers to moral and prosocial behaviour on the podcast ‘The Deal with Animals’.