Dr Lindsey Cameron awarded £30,000 by the British Orthodontic Society
9 April 2019
Dr Lindsey Cameron, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, has been awarded £30,000 by the British Orthodontic Society to conduct a project entitled, "Is there a relationship between malocclusion, peer interactions and incidence of bullying among school children?". The project examines dental-related bullying amongst school children and will be conducted over the next year in partnership with Andrew Dibiase, consult...
Dr Emma Alleyne awarded Leverhulme International Academic Fellowship worth £22,239
8 April 2019
Dr Emma Alleyne, Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology, has been awarded a Leverhulme International Academic Fellowship, entitled 'Understanding why adults abuse animals: Theory and evidence-based practice'. The award is for a value of £22,239, and will fund a six-month research visit to Australia and New Zealand.
Dr Markus Bindemann awarded Leverhulme Trust grant worth £249,000
8 April 2019
Dr Markus Bindemann, Reader in Psychology, has been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Research Grant worth £249,000. The grant, entitled ‘Face Detection by Humans’, is a three-year project focused on the issue of how we first detect faces in a visual scene. The aim of the project is to find a human face detection "signature". In collaboration with the grant co-investigator at the University of York...
April 2019 Newsletter
3 April 2019
The latest edition of the School of Psychology newsletter is out now: https://www.kent.ac.uk/psychology/newsletters/apr2019.pdf. In this issue: Virtual reality grants and studies; An update from our placement year students; Kent Psychologists in the media; conferences and much more! As always, we welcome contributions from all staff, students and alumni. So, if you want to share a story or write an article, please contact me. If you have any suggestions, recommendations or corrections, please...
2020 Grawemeyer Award in Psychology Nomination
2 April 2019
Professor Theresa Gannon and Drs Caoilte Ó Ciardha, Rebekah Doley, and Emma Alleyne have been nominated for the 2020 Grawemeyer Award for Psychology based on their theoretical contribution to the psychology of adult deliberate firesetting. The purpose of the Award, created through the generosity of the late H. Charles Grawemeyer, is to highlight outstanding ideas in the science of Psychology and make them available to a wide audience. The 20...