Two former Psychology students visited the university last week to chat to current forensic students about their roles in Thames Valley police and at global media agency Mindshare.
The University of Brighton has been recognised for the quality of its teaching and student outcomes in a UK-wide evaluation of higher education institutions. Continue reading “Brighton secures national Silver Award for teaching excellence”
Professor Stephen Maddison welcomes you to your new academic home. Continue reading “Welcome to the School of Humanities and Social Science!”
Check out this long-read feature in Vice.com into the troubling world of ‘Dark Psychology’ – effectively, coercive techniques masquerading as ‘pickup artistry.’
When individuals have challenges that seem insurmountable, the answer may lie in communities’ building of an often ignored factor called ‘resilience’.
School of Humanities and Social Science academic Rebecca Atkinson has won a national award for groundbreaking research behind a new digital music therapy portal called DUET. Continue reading “Award for life-changing music therapy tool”
The Brighton Students’ Union Awards 2021 took place this week and we’re delighted to announce two fantastic wins for the school: Continue reading “Brighton Students’ Union Awards 2021”
Dr Helen Johnson will lead a seminar this Wednesday, 3 March, exploring the rapidly developing area of arts-based social science research. Continue reading “Exploring the rapidly developing area of arts-based social science research”
Principal lecturer in psychology, Dr Matthew Adams, has written an article for The Conversation on how people engage with and think about nature.
This is discussed further in his new book Anthropocene Psychology. Anthropos is Greek for human and cene refers to a distinctive geological time period. The term is used to convey how, for the first time in history, the Earth is being transformed by one species – homo sapiens.
Read the article on The Conversation website.
Two University of Brighton researchers believe the societal changes caused by lockdown may be changing how we define being happy. Continue reading “Has lockdown altered our perception of happiness?”
Qualified for the Future (May 2020) demonstrates the tangible benefits of skills developed in the social sciences, arts and humanities to the UK workforce, economy and society, not only now but in the future. Continue reading “New British Academy report shows the benefits of studying the social sciences”