Dr Robert Dempsey (Senior Lecturer in Psychology & Mental Health, and Course Leader – MSc Foundations of Clinical Psychology at Staffordshire University) has been invited to take part in the June 2019 edition of the ‘I’m a Scientist…’ online public engagement where high school and college students can have their questions answered by scientists working in a variety of fields.
Dr Dempsey will be taking part in the Mental Health Zone of the ‘I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here!’ event in June 2019 with the zone sponsored by the British Psychological Society. Dr Dempsey is an experienced mental health researcher working on a variety of studies into mental health and wellbeing, including work understanding the experience of chronic ill-health and the psychological pathways implicated in suicidality.
This is the second year in a row where one of the academic staff from the Department of Psychology and the Staffordshire Centre for Psychological Research will be taking part in ‘I’m a Scientist’, with Dr Dan Jolley winning the Society Room in the June 2018 event (read more about Dr Jolley’s win here).
The Department of Psychology at Staffordshire University offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Psychology at the University’s £30 million Science Centre in Stoke-on-Trent. The department is home to the Staffordshire Centre for Psychological Research, a large and active group of psychologists, PhD students and researchers conducting work into a variety of psychological disciplines and topic areas.
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