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My Colourful JRA

By Katie Barnes Even before coming to Sussex, I was aware of the work being done by the Sussex Colour Group and knew that I would love to be involved in some colourful projects one day. The JRA enabled me

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The social psychology of the Hajj

By John Drury Last week, the annual Hajj took place in Mecca (Makkah) and the other holy places nearby. This Muslim pilgrimage is one of the world’s largest crowd events – the official figure for those attending last year was

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My Time on Work Experience in the School of Psychology at the University of Sussex

By Toby Killeen Hi! I am Toby and I’m a 15 year old schoolboy doing work experience in the School of Psychology at the University of Sussex. During the week I have worked all around the School. Here is a

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2017 ATSiP Conference: Technicians, VR and Qualtrics

By Martha Casey At the end of June I attended the ATSiP conference at UCD in Dublin. ATSiP stands for the Association of Technical Staff in Psychology, and is an organisation made up of people like me from universities across

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It is just the beginning

By Judi Luxmoore   I’ve completed my degree! Hooray! Now I just have to decide what I want to do for the rest of my life… No one can prepare you for what life is like after university. If you

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Why I recommend trying something outside of your comfort zone

By Tamara Albaja   How did I discover my inner passion for working with children? Two words, ‘Social Detectives’. What is Social Detectives? Social Detectives is a structured yet flexible curriculum and teaching process that focuses on social skills development using

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Surviving or Thriving? Lifelong mental health in children with chronic physical illness

Chronic physical illness affects large numbers of children and families. Worldwide, 1 in 5 children has a chronic physical illness, including arthritis, asthma, cancer, chronic renal failure, congenital heart disease, cystic fibrosis, type-1 diabetes, and epilepsy. With the advances of

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King Lab goes to Westminster

By Dr Sarah King Last Tuesday was Posters in Parliament, a day organised by the British Conference of Undergraduate Research, to allow students to visit Westminster and present their research to Members of Parliament.  Robert Tempelaar, who spent the summer working

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A Student Voice

Watch the second episode of the psychology vlog to find out how Psychology faculty listen to the Student Voice. Prof Robin Banerjee (Deputy Head of School),  Alison Pike (Director of Teaching and Learning), and Dr Richard De Visser (Director of Student

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Life as a postdoc – 10 things to consider

By Dr Christiane Oedekoven   I am currently working as a postdoc in Chris Bird’s Episodic Memory Lab after doing my first postdoc in Tuebingen, in a more clinical setting. Of course, every lab is different, and obviously not everyone

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