Psychology lecturers speak at international conferencesTuesday 24 November 2015
Members of the University’s Psychology department have been travelling across the globe to present research at international conferences.
Dr Eve Binks, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, attended the Inter-University Seminar (IUS) on Armed Forces and Society in Chicago, Illinois.
She presented an interpretative phenomenological analysis of the transition experiences of British Armed Forces veterans.
The IUS is the premier forum for the interdisciplinary interchange of research and scholarship related to the military, and to civil-military relations.
It is attended by academics, military officers, researchers, and personnel from private and public institutions.
Meanwhile, Professor of Political Psychology Neil Ferguson presented an invited talk on Education in a Divided Society: The Impact of Pedagogical practice on Peacebuilding in Northern Ireland, at the Association of Moral Education Annual Conference in Santos, Brazil.
He was also involved in promoting moral education and research into moral education, in his role as a Trustee of the Journal of Moral Education Trust.