12 April 2021: Blog post: Dr Elizabeth Jenkinson, with contributions from Professor Richard Cheston, Christine Ramsey-Wade, Dr Catherine Warner, and Adam Kishtainy, writes about the importance of good psychological health and well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic.
2 December 2020. Blog post: Read about the Sexual Health and Well Being Interest Group, a special interest group within PSRG led by Dr Jane Meyrick, that brings together a group of researchers planning and doing research on sexual health, well-being and sexual violence.
20 October 2020. Blog post: Dr Miles Thompson and graduate student, Alex Saunders, have put together frequently asked questions and links to other sources of information that might be helpful to those considering embarking on a PhD journey within the UK.
30 July 2020. Blog post: Dr Matt Wood and Dr Emily LeRoux-Rutledge are new lecturers at UWE Bristol and joined the Promoting Psychological Health theme of PSRG. Read their profiles on our blog to find out more.
10 July 2020: Blog post: We have created videos about our themes and the work that we do in PSRG. Special thanks to Matt at Housecat Productions.
27 February 2020. Blog post: Dr Eva Fragkiadaki discusses the benefits of incorporating qualitative methodologies like Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) into psychotherapy research.
3 February 2020. Blog post: Dr Charlotte Pennington talks about her experiences participating in Dry January as an alcohol researcher.
12 December 2019. Blog post: Dr Miltos Hadjiosif discusses potential concerns with the ‘cognitivist’ approach to psychology in the context of psychotherapy.
11 October 2019. Blog post: Dr Tony Ward discusses a potential new era of strained academic relationships with our international colleagues as the Brexit deadline approaches.
2 July 2019. Conference: Dr Gary Christopher ran the second Ageing Better Conference (ABC 2019) to showcase the research on ageing carried out at UWE Bristol. View the abstracts of individual papers (PDF).
5 June 2019. Blog post: Lindsay Woodford explores how athletes experience and understand overtraining syndrome.
15 April 2019. Blog post: Dr Jennie Ferrell discusses the growing interest in activities and research around intergenerational contact.
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.
26 February 2019. 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. Read Shining the light on implicit bias on our blog.
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 DRAW (Developing Research on the Arts and Well-being), the new multi-disciplinary special interest research group within the Promoting Psychological Health (PPH) theme of PSRG.
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 (PPT).
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