Psychology is a versatile subject, a degree in psychology can open doors to a huge range of careers. Sometimes, the possibilities can make it hard to know where to start! On this page, we share posts about careers in psychology from staff in the department, practioners, and our alumni. Each post gives advice and guidance for people who may wish to follow a similar path
Read the latest posts about careers in psychology
Funded PhD Opportunity: Understanding persuasive effects of message framing for vaccination uptake in university students
In this post, Dr Angela Rodrigues and Dr Nicki O’Brien discuss their current vacancy for a PhD programme investigating vaccination uptake in university students.
In this post, Dr. Merryn Constable, Dr. Kris McCarty and Prof. Nick Neave discuss their current vacancy for a PhD programme that aims to understand how humans optimise coordination.
In this post, Dr Nicki O’Brien, Dr Santosh Vijaykumar, Dr Michael Craig and Ellie Land discuss their current vacancy for a PhD programme to develop GIFs to promote Covid-19 preventive behaviours in Latin America and the UK
Funded PhD Opportunity: Understanding the nature of sleep disturbances in caregivers for people with dementia with Lewy bodies
In this post, Dr. Greg Elder, Dr. Daniel Rippon, and Professor Jason Ellis highlight their available PhD project focussing on sleep disturbances in caregivers for people with dementia with Lewy bodies.
Funded PhD Opportunity: “Get offline and back in the kitchen” Understanding online misogyny’s causes and consequences
In this blog post we discuss the dangers of online misogyny. We propose a PhD research project examining the experience of online misogyny and understanding who perpetrates online misogyny.
In this post, members of the departmental management team discuss what its like to complete a postgraduate research degree in the department, and how to find opportunities for funding
In this post, Dr Alyson Dodd, Dr Libby Orme and Dr Lisa Thomas discuss their current vacancy for a PhD programme investigating community well-being in universities
In this blog, Dr Libby Orme talks about how academic staff are trained in learning and teaching
Our ‘spotlight on’ series interviews academics in the department about their career. In this post, we interview Prof Nick Neave, who is the lead of our Hoarding Research Group.
We spoke to of our current PhD students, Richard Brown, about his award winning MSc research project, his PhD research plans and asked him for advice for current students!
Our ‘spotlight on’ series interviews academics in the department about their career. In this post, we interview Dr Tom Heffernan, who is the author of the students’ guide to studying psychology.
In this post, we interviewed Joan Wong, one of our MSc Occupational and Organisational Psychology graduates about her experience of the course and her career to date. Joan is now a Senior HR director in the financial technology industry
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