School of Applied Social Science

Professor Kate Bullen, Head of the School of Applied Social Science

Honorary Doctorate for Professor Kate Bullen

Professor Kate Bullen, Head of the School of Applied Social Science swapped her office at Falmer for the splendour of a graduation ceremony at the University of Buckingham recently.   Professor Bullen was collecting an honorary Doctor of Science degree in recognition of her distinguished career in the NHS and her academic career which has…

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Kate becomes new President of the British Psychological Society

Professor Kate Bullen, head of the School of Applied Social Science, will become the new President of the British Psychological Society (BPS) at its AGM on 30th August. Professor Bullen has been interviewed by the BPS’s ‘The Psychologist’ magazine as she takes the chair and said “I’m honoured to have the opportunity to serve as BPS…

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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.

Weird Psychology – how weird can it get?

Huxley 300 Lecture Theatre, University of Brighton Thursday 5th May 2017, 6:30pm – 9:00pm Fancy going on a whistlestop tour of strange sight, weird beliefs and ‘missing body parts?’ If so why not join us for the free event, ‘Weird Psychology: The science of strange phenomena’! Two of country’s top expert Psychologists Chris French and…

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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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