Dr Vincent Egan discusses the International Congress on Applied Psychology conference

Dr Vincent Egan, Clinical and Forensic Psychologist at the Centre for Forensic and Family Psychology (University of Nottingham), was invited to speak at the International Congress on Applied Psychology (ICAP) conference in a symposium on sadism. The ICAP conference The ICAP conference was held in Montreal over five very hot days in late June, 2018; one …

Psychometric tools – links to free online resources

Psychometric tests can be hard to find, we have collated some helpful links to free online resources that our staff and students have found helpful. Psychometric tools Psychometric tools include the questionnaires we use for psychological assessments. In both research and practice, psychometrics allow us to objectively measure things like personality traits, behaviours, emotional experiences …

Publishing research – tips for publishing your first article in Psychology

Publishing research Publishing your first paper in psychology is naturally daunting but hugely rewarding. Publishing research allows you to share your work with the world. You can have a real impact on theory and practice. It will also help your career and employment prospects. I am still early in my research career, but I have …

Experiences of a conference on the prevention of sexual offending

Conference attendance can be nerve-wracking for students – Harriet Dymond (Forensic and Criminological MSc student) discusses her experiences of going to her first conference on the prevention of sexual offending A conference on the prevention of sexual offending StopSO (Specialist Treatment Organisation for the Prevention of Sexual Offending) are a UK based charity. They work …

Conference presentation

Eliza-Jane Corson, Forensic Psychologist in Training (final year) was selected by the British Psychological Society (BPS) Division of Forensic Psychology (DFP) annual conference to present her poster on mentalising and personality disorder in young offenders, which is now being written up for her academic thesis. Jayne is supervised by Associate Professor Vincent Egan of the Centre for Forensic …

Forensic Psychologist in Training

Sarah Ashworth, one of our Forensic Psychologists in Training supervised by Dr Ruth Tully, is in her final year of training. She has successfully presented posters and oral presentations relating to her doctoral work. As part of the doctorate process we are encouraged to share our work at professional conferences, it’s actually a requirement to present …