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School President

The School of Psychology President, Shauna Donaldson, has been shortlisted for School President of the Year! The awards will be announced in May. Congratulations Shauna! ...

Best Tutor Nomination

Congratulations to Dr. Josie Booth, lecturer and the Deputy Director of Postgraduate MSc Studies who has been nominated as the best tutor in the 2015 Student Led Teaching Awards!...

Emotion in crowds

For years, the passionate nature of crowds has attracted interest and puzzlement. Indeed, Durkheim - the eminent sociologist - famously coined the term 'effervescence' to denote the fizzing, bubbling excitement of collective experience. Empirical analyses of the determinants of such experiences are lacking and social psychologist Nick Hopkins and his colleagues investigated these emotional experiences at a large-scale collecti...