Has a film ever made you question your own moral precepts? For me, cinema—and art in general—has always provided a space for intellectual and emotional discourse. I find art to be the most effective medium at exposing psychological truths and… Read moreDo Androids Dream of Golden Means?
It’s that time of year for Master’s students: dissertation time. Although I only finished my last course assignments less than a month ago, I’ve had enough time to realise that working on a dissertation is a different experience than the… Read moreA postgrad’s life during the dissertation stage
There’s a feeling of endings in the air. Postgrads like myself still have a dissertation-filled summer to go, but the taught part of our programme is drawing to a close. This recently made me think about all the ways in… Read more5 ways in which postgrad learning surprised me
Last Friday (15th March, 2019), students from over 112 countries took part in the Youth Strike 4 Climate, urging governments to do more about climate change. I was part of the Edinburgh cohort, marching down to Holyrood to join the… Read moreHow can Psychology be relevant to the problem of climate change?
Semester two is here, and with it the realization that Edinburgh has started to feel like home. This got me thinking of the places around campus I spend most of my time in, and why I’ve come to like them…. Read moreMy Favourite Haunts on Campus
March is off to an incredible start for the celebration of women worldwide. On the 1st of the month, we had the commencement of Women’s History Month, closely followed by International Women’s Day on March 8th. Gender inequality has put a red… Read moreCelebrating Women and Gender Equality
You’ve made it to university…now what? There are so many options for life after university, like going further in your education with a graduate scheme or degree, beginning your professional career or travelling. It’s difficult to make a decision or… Read morePlanning for your future
The world of academia can feel like a somewhat inaccessible one. When you enter as an undergraduate student it can take a while to wrap your head around it all. The world of research is undoubtedly important. Knowledge is fascinating,… Read moreThe importance of communicating research
“I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.” – Audre Lorde Today we celebrate International Women’s Day. As we are all aware, women have been painfully under-represented and under-supported… Read more#BeBoldForChange – International Women’s Day
1 week down, 11 to go… Having a massive essay due my first week back this semester really threw me in the deep end. It’s nice to be able to ease into it a little, but by Thursday last week,… Read moreGetting back into the swing of university