Sociology, Social Work and Care research


Podcast: Anil Seth on his innovative approach to public engagement

Recorded in March 2019

Welcome to Impacted, our new podcast series about research for real change. Listen to the first episode where Anil Seth explores consciousness and shares his innovative approaches to public engagement and education.


Features

Dr Richard de Visser, Reader in Health Psychology, describes how his research into the effectiveness of stop-drinking campaigns is helping raise awareness of the benefits of cutting back on alcohol.

Binge drinking is bad for the brain

Dora Duka’s research is pushing the boundaries of what we know about the brain and offering hope both to those who binge drink and alcoholics.

Find out more

Anil Seth, Professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience and Co-Director of the Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science, describes how technology can now illuminate what’s happening in our brains when we have experiences.

Giving children better life chances

Gordon Harold is a man on a mission – a mission to improve children’s mental health and their life chances.

Focusing on what helps children’s development rather than on what hinders it, he’s taking his research findings to parents, children, professionals and policy-makers.

Find out more

See how our research on crowd behaviour has helped shape procedure for mass decontamination


News

Psycho-oncologist receives prestigious award

1 April 2019

Dame Lesley Fallowfield has been recognised for her leading role in advancing the science and care of breast cancer patients.


Analysing the 2011 riots: Why the emotional impact extended far beyond the affected communities

10 May 2018

New research investigating the emotional effects of the 2011 riots in England has found that black neighbourhoods were particularly severely impacted.


See the latest Psychology-related research news

Contact us

Research development enquiries:
research_support@sussex.ac.uk

Research impact enquiries:
rqi@sussex.ac.uk

Research governance enquiries:
rgoffice@sussex.ac.uk

 

Doctoral study enquiries:
doctoralschool@sussex.ac.uk

Undergraduate research enquiries:
undergraduate-research@sussex.ac.uk

General press enquiries: 
press@sussex.ac.uk