School of Applied Social Science

Female Friends, Friendship

Study proves that friendships really do matter

Until now, little research has been carried out into the role friends and, in particular, best friends play in building resilience to adversity – surviving and thriving in the face of difficult times. The new preliminary study, by Dr Rebecca Graber, University of Brighton Senior Lecturer in Psychology, for the first time provides long-term statistical…

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Kate Bullen BPS Presidential Elect

SASS Head of School elected as President of the British Psychological Society

Professor Kate Bullen, Applied Social Science Head of School and Professor of Psychology, has been elected as President of the British Psychological Society (BPS).  The BPS is the second largest psychological association in the world, second only to the American Psychological Association.

Our turbulent minds: everybody’s crazy but nobody’s ill!

Sallis Benney Theatre, University of Brighton, BN2 0JY Tuesday 2 May 2017, 6:00pm – 7:00pm A radical rethink is needed in how we understand mental health.  As part of The British Psychological Society Annual Conference in Brighton 3-5 May, join host of a BBC TV Horizon Special Professor Peter Kinderman for a lively discussion on the…

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SASS undergraduate prize winners – summer graduation 2016

Our school undergraduate prize winners for this year have now been announced and the prizes will be presented at the summer graduation ceremony later this month.

Graduation prize winners

Congratulations to the School of Applied Social Science prize winners for summer graduation 2015.

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