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Annual Psychology PhD Conference 2018

Centre for Psychological Research (PsyCen)

Thursday, 28 June 2018 from 10:00 to 16:00 (BST)

Annual Psychology PhD Conference 2018

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Psychology PhD conference Programme 2018

10.00 am - 4.00 pm Thursday 28th June

Carnegie Pavilion, Room 335

Please join us to hear about the interesting and varied research that the Psychology PhD students are currently undertaking.


 10.00 am    Welcome (Tamara Turner-Moore)


Brief oral presentations

10.10 am

Jordan Marwood

Examining impulsivity in a community sample of binge eaters

10.20 am


Lauren Smith


Communicating consent during sober, alcohol and drug-involved sex

10.30 am

Saskia Jones

Exploring young people's understandings of power and sexual consent


Standard oral presentations

10.40 am

Michael Collins

Preliminary evidence for the co-evolution of language and   object-throwing

11.00 am

Sarah Asquith

Individual differences in creativity in young people: the influence   of personality and engaging in leisure activities


11.20 am    Refreshment break and an opportunity to view the poster presentations over a cup of tea/coffee (Room 337)

Jingjing Yang

The results of how screen time   influences children

Olivia Robinson

Understanding the care and support   needs of nursing home residents with dementia and comorbid cancer

Zoe Moreton

Transient motherhood: Understanding   and exploring how stay at home mothers perceive themselves

Candice Whitaker

Men's Body Talk: "It is   refreshing to be allowed"


 Standard oral presentations

12.00 pm

Robin Kaye

Men's Engagement with Mental Health Campaigns on Social Media: A   Social Constructionist Study

12.20 pm

Rowan Sandle

Challenges to Paticipatory Methods in PhD Research


12.40 pm    Lunch (Room 337)


Standard oral presentations

1.30 pm

Daniel Leach

Behavioural and neural dynamics of learning

1.50 pm

Lusi Nuryanti

Culture: the overlooked circumstance in disaster risk reduction (DRR)


Brief oral presentations

2.10 pm

Sarah Gilborn

Mothering and the NCMP: Intersectional understandings of mothering and   childhood body, health and weight management

2.20 pm

Chris Athanasiadis

Stoicism in online interactions of depressed men: Qualitative   evidence from five forums

2.30 pm

Brian Charlesworth

Male veterans' experiences post-conflict


2.40 pm      Psychology research student representatives for 2018/2019 (Jordan Marwood & Rowan Sandle)


2.45 pm      Refreshment break (Room 337)


3.00 pm      Keynote address: Filmmaking as an approach to impact and public engagement (Dr Kitrina Douglas and Professor David Carless)


3.55 pm      Wrapping up (Turner-Moore)


4.00 pm      Conference close and drinks reception


Please see HERE for venue details and directions.

Do you have questions about Annual Psychology PhD Conference 2018? Contact Centre for Psychological Research (PsyCen)

When & Where

Leeds Beckett University
Carnegie Pavilion 335
North Lane, Headingley
LS6 3DP Leeds
United Kingdom

Thursday, 28 June 2018 from 10:00 to 16:00 (BST)

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Centre for Psychological Research (PsyCen)

The Centre for Psychological Research (PsyCen) is devoted to achieving the objectives and meeting the research needs that are specific to the REF2021-Unit 4 submission (Psychology, Psychiatry, Neuroscience). This is in line with the current university strategy to shape the School of Social Sciences' research activities guided by the larger framework of the REF strategy in terms of output, infrastructure, environment and impact.

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