'When schools pay for services they demand more – that means we must be more creative in what we do’
Ian Florance meets Dr Will Shield.
Holly Rose Welsby gained a Triple A* from Burnley College Sixth Form Centre to progress to Cambridge University. She has just completed her first year studying psychology at Churchill College. Here she tells us about her experience so far. Now UPDATED with what happened next…
Our editor Jon Sutton meets Professor Erica Burman (University of Manchester).
Uta Frith discusses psychopathy with Essi Viding, a major contributor to her BBC Horizon programme 'What makes a psychopath?'
Professor of Social and Organisational Psychology, University of Exeter; and Professor of Diversity, University of Groningen.
What's it like to study for a psychology degree while living with serious mental illness? Shuresh Patel shares his story.
Although she has conducted research in several areas, Christina Maslach is best known for her pioneering work on ‘burnout’. It’s a concept with great academic and popular appeal as it captures a common experience among employees, especially those working within the helping professions. Gail Kinman and Kevin Teoh interviewed Professor Maslach at the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology conference in Athens, where she was a keynote speaker.
Paul Dawson is Head of Research within the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime – the body that has statutory responsibility over the Metropolitan Police. His team, Evidence and Insight, is an eclectic mixture of more than 20 psychologists, crime analysts and others. The aim is to inform evidence-based policy making for London – and, ultimately, to make London safer.
Dr Rumina Taylor is a Principal Clinical Psychologist at the PICuP Clinic, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and a Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London.
Martin Gosling on his alternative journey into psychology.
Faiza Ahmed on her journey from office admin to rekindling a passion for psychology.
Alex Carey on his role as a Clinical Studies Officer.
Lesley Loveless shares her winding road as a mature student of psychology.
Ian Florance talks to Kimberley Wilson at HMP Holloway.
Jon Sutton meets Adrian Owen to discuss his new book, Into the Grey Zone.
Dr Patrick Waterson (Loughborough University) meets Professor Andrew Hale from Health and Safety Technology and Management.
Hamira Riaz’s talk to the BPS London and Home Counties Branch in April – ‘Breaking down the silos: What can occupational psychology learn from clinical psychology (and vice versa)’ – reflected a theme in many recent careers interviews. Ian Florance met her.
Some psychologists are past masters at the ‘portfolio career’, thinking about and applying psychology in hugely varied places. Ian Florance met husband and wife team Barry and Ann Cripps, at the Society’s London offices, to draw on their huge experience.
Reader in Social Psychology, Coventry University; Director of Research for the African Lion & Environmental Research Trust
We put some questions to Professor Jonathan Passmore, Series Editor of the Wiley-Blackwell ‘Organisational Psychology’ series.
Ella Rhodes asks the questions.
James Olav Hill is a psychology graduate and a freelance shooting producer director for television.
Ian Florance met ‘Scientific practitioner’ Hugh McCredie to discuss a lifetime spent working on people issues in organisations.
We meet Linda Clare, Professor of Clinical Psychology of Ageing and Dementia at the University of Exeter.
Our editor Jon Sutton meets social psychologist Professor Paul Stenner (Open University).