Psychology wins International Impact Award

We are pleased to announce that the School of Psychology has been chosen to receive a Silver award in the University’s International Impact Award competition.

The award is a reflection of our commitment to global education, research, and engagement. It was awarded for scoring highly in the five main sections of the International Impact Award scheme:

  1. Raising the profile and increasing the international esteem of the University of Kent and its research
  2. Embracing, learning from and responding to cultural diversity and embedding cross-institutional internationalisation
  3. Championing and extending the University’s unique position as the UK’s European university
  4. Further developing and enhancing partnerships and networks in the wider international world
  5. Continuing to increase and support international student recruitment

The School will receive £1,000 for internationalisation activities over the 2016-17 academic year.

British Academy Vice President (Social Sciences) role for Professor Dominic Abrams

The School of Psychology is delighted to announce that Professor Dominic Abrams has been elected the new Vice President (Social Sciences) for the British Academy. Congratulations Dominic!

As Vice President, Dominic will play an influential role in developing the Academy’s diversity and structures. He will work collaboratively across the social sciences – and also with humanities – to help to ensure that the best UK social science is celebrated and shared.

To find out more about Dominic’s appointment to the British Academy, please go to the Kent News Centre.