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The 2022 Annual Postgraduate Student Conference

After a couple of years in non-voluntary presentation hibernation for the School of Psychology postgraduate students, the 2022 Annual Postgraduate Student Conference took place on 21st of April, 2022. This blog will introduce the ideas behind this conference, summarise the 2022 conference and share some insights from students who helped…

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Elizabeth Fraser - The First Female Head of the School of Psychology

Elizabeth D. Fraser

We commemorate the career of Elizabeth Fraser, known as Betty (1920–1995), the first female Head of the School of Psychology and the first female professor at Aberdeen University. She held the Anderson Chair of Psychology for twenty years.

Fraser had a remarkable career. She grew up in…

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Anderson Prize Winner - Alexander Holroyd

I am very grateful and extremely pleased to receive the Anderson prize for best overall performance and outstanding thesis. As everyone reading this will no doubt identify with, studying entirely from home during the pandemic proved to be an unusual and at times challenging experience. This was amplified for me…

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School of Psychology Summer Research Internships - why do it and how to apply.

If you are a 2nd/3rd year student thinking about what to do next summer , an internship is a fantastic first chance to gain experience in conducting research. Receiving the opportunity to choose your own project and see how research is done first-hand provides invaluable experience for the future…

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Moving from academia to industry

During the final months of my PhD, I still wasn’t absolutely sure on what my next step would be once I got my thesis submitted. I had always planned to move into industry after finishing my studies, but due to COVID-19 and its impact on the sectors I had initially…

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