News and events from the Psychological Sciences Research Group (PSRG)
On this page, we list recent news and events related to the Psychological Sciences Research Group (PSRG). To be kept informed about future PSRG events, please sign up to our mailing list.
20 March 2019. Blog post: Dr James Byron-Daniel and Manuela Teti (a UWE Bristol MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology graduate) discuss their research into sport psychology and the potential benefit to young athletes in their blog post.
26 February 2019. Blog post: In her blog post, Dr Charlotte Pennington explores how social psychologists have shone a light on the nature of our unconscious attitudes and how these may reveal a hidden side of prejudice towards members of different social groups.
31 January 2019. Blog post: Dr Nicola Holt explores the therapeutic value of the arts in fostering well-being. Read our blog to learn more about her recent research and the new multi-disciplinary special interest research group within the Promoting Psychological Health (PPH) theme of PSRG called DRAW: Developing Research on the Arts and Well-being.
30 January 2019. Invited talk: Professor Matthijs Bal looks into the neoliberal ideologies in the workplace, exploring the fantasies that drive us. View the PowerPoint slides from his talk.
17 December 2018. Blog post: Dr Gary Christopher explores the psychological benefits of nostalgia, in particular, nostalgic recall for people suffering from dementia. Read more about his research into nostalgia on our blog.
16 November 2018. Blog post: Dr Miles Thompson looks into the definition of resilience and possible issues around both promoting and questioning resilience in children. Read more about this on our blog.
2 November 2018. Blog post: Josh Lee, a second year psychology student at UWE Bristol, looks back at his undergraduate internship with the Psychological Sciences Research Group (PSRG). Read about Josh's research experience at UWE Bristol.
14 September 2018. Blog post: Contribute to a session on "Community psychology perspectives on student mental health" at the fourth annual UK Community Psychology Festival in Hertford (23-24 September 2018), curated by three members of the PSRG. Read more about this on our blog.
1 August 2018. Blog post: Dr Emma
Halliwell discusses the therapeutic value of yoga in promoting
psychological and physical health. Her research, done in
collaboration with a yoga teacher, Sam Burkey, is an evidence-based
approach which integrates evidence from academic literature,
classic teachings and professional experience. Read more about her
findings on our