NEWS

BPS Clinical Conference

Work by Professor Fabio Sani, Dr Juliet Wakefield, and two of our PhD students, Kirsty Miller and Samantha Swartzman, will be presented at the British Psychological Society’s Clinical Conference in Glasgow at the beginning of December. Sani, Wakefield and Miller will be delivering a talk entitled ‘Group Identification Protects from Mental Illness: Evidence from two Scottish studies’. This talk will report fin...

Everyday Citizenship: Identity Matters

Nick hopkins and a colleague standing out side in a car park

Nick Hopkins will be talking at the London School of Economics about his research on how social psychology can help us understand minority group members' experiences of inclusion and exclusion. Please see Everyday Citizenship: Identity Matters for further details of this event. Nick Hopkins is one of our lecturers who is in involved in teaching our undergraduate course Psychology MA (Hons) and Psychology BSc (Hons) and ou...

Paper published on over-winter survival in a passerine bird

Recent research conducted by Dr Fhionna Moore of the School of Psychology and her collaborators has shown a trade-off in the allocation of resources to a sexual signal (i.e. the size of the black breast stripe) and survival of extremely low temperatures. Males who invested more in the sexual signal had poorer body condition and were more likely to die during severe weather than those who invested less in the signal....