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Psychology Student Mentors

By Alexandra Schmidt Who are the Psychology Student mentors? Student mentors are both undergraduate and postgraduate students, who have been trained to provide information and support to other students in the School of Psychology.  We can offer information and support

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

By Charlotte Rae As part of the University’s Green commitment, the Psychology Green team led by Dr Charlotte Rae is working on an action plan to tackle sustainability within the School of Psychology. In the meantime, we have started this

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Tackling hate – from parliament to campus

By Carina Hoerst Two weeks ago was National Hate Crime Awareness Week. What started in 1999 as a reaction to attacks on the Black and LGBT community has become a big event and takes place every year since. Today, it

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Professor Rupert Brown’s Retirement

This coming Thursday we are celebrating the career of Professor Rupert Brown with a special colloquium. Rupert joined the recently unified department of Psychology at Sussex in 2004 and has since been an essential figure for the School both in terms of

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My thoughts after my first month as an intern at the School of Psychology

By Chloe Ilsley So I’ve completed my first month of being an intern for the School of Psychology and wow, it’s gone by so quickly but first, let me explain… The university has a scheme called ‘FGS Summer internships’ which

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Time flies…

By Tom Ormerod So, after five years as Head of the School of Psychology, I come to the end of my term.  It has (mostly) been a genuine pleasure to hold the role, and there cannot be a better School

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Psychology in the Media: June 2019

The month of June started with an article about Ian Hadden’s research on the Times Education Supplement: “Positive writing “boosts poorer pupils’ maths scores”. Ian and his PhD supervisor Dr Matt Easterbrook investigated whether self-affirmation writing exercises could improve the

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There are no rioters in Hong Kong

By Patricio Saavedra Morales In June this year, thousands of Hongkongers hit the streets to protest against a controversial extradition bill promoted by the Chief Executive of the former British colony, Carrie Lam. During those days, Hongkongers, as well as

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Sussex Psychology in the media: May 2019

May was a really productive month for the School of Psychology in terms of media coverage, from local publications to interviews on international tv channels. “We are drawn towards equality” – Jo Cutler told The i. The newspaper asked Jo

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Green exercise and wellbeing: make the most of campus!

By Dr Megan Hurst As part of the Psychology Student Experience team’s wellbeing events during the assessment period, we’ve had several nature walks, exploring the many walking routes on the beautiful University of Sussex campus. In case you missed them,

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