This talk is recommended for all graduate psychology students interested in pursuing a career in Health or Sports & Exercise Psychology.
The material presented may also be of interest to those considering further training and careers in these specialisms.
Please see the programme tab for further information.
26 Bedford Way,
(Nearest tube stations; Russell Square, Piccadilly Line and Goodge Street, Northern Line). The building is on corner of Gordon Square and Bedford Way.
Dr Angel Chater is a Registered Health Psychologist, interested in subjective wellbeing, health promotion and disease prevention with a focus on determinants of health behaviour and behaviour change interventions, drawing on positive psychology for weight management and physical activity enhancement.
She is a Lecturer in Health Psychology and Behavioural Medicine at UCL School of Pharmacy and has experience working as a Health Psychologist at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital and as an MSc Health Psychology Course Director at the University of Bedfordshire. She currently sits on the DHP Research Sub-Committee and is the current UK National Delegate for the European Health Psychology Society.
Dr Ruth Lowry CPsychol, AFBPsS, CSci, FHEA
Ruth is a Chartered Psychologist and HCPC registered as a Practicing Sport & Exercise Psychologist. She is a Chartered Scientist, Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and the chair of the BPS Training Committee for the Division of Sport & Exercise Psychology. She is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Senior Lecturer in Exercise Psychology at the University of
Chichester – a post held since 2008. She is currently the programme co-ordinator for the MSc Sport & Exercise Psychology (BPS Stage One). Her current research interests concern the role of social influence to enhance health behaviour change, particularly in relation to physical activity adoption and adherence. Other research projects relate to measurement of physical activity with specialist populations and the use of rock drumming as a novel method to enhance wellbeing.
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