Spotlight on careers: Research Manager

In our third careers feature, Sara Levy, recent graduate of MSc Psychology of Economic Life tells us how she became a Research Manager at Google and what steps she took to get there.

You graduated in 2017, what are you doing now?

Research Manager at Google

What skills do you use from your MSc in your job?
Quantitative and qualitative methods (on a […]

February 28th, 2018|Careers, MSc, Uncategorized|0 Comments|

MSc research: Psychological Contracts of Graduate Newcomers

In this blog post, 2016/17 MSc Organisational and Social Psychology graduate Vandita Dhariyal discusses her fascinating dissertation research on the expectations and then real-life experiences of graduates in their first year of employment. This research shows that the transition from student to employee can be a stressful and confusing one, and that both individuals and employers need to provide support and training to help […]

Spotlight on careers: Behavioural Strategist

In the second part of our series on careers, we spoke to Ria Dayal, former MSc Organisational and Social Psychology student about her career path into behavioural strategy.

What did you study?

I did my MSc in Organisational and Social Psychology. My optional courses were; Organisational & Social Decision Making, Health Communication.

What are you doing now and why did you choose […]

February 19th, 2018|Careers, MSc, Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Spotlight on careers: PhD and academia

Even thinking about your career is a job in itself. While studying at the LSE, students are encouraged to think about and plan what they will do once they have graduated, whether that’s entering the corporate world, working for charity or government or pursuing academia. What can you expect, what should you plan for and when should you start? At this […]

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    MSc research: Who are “we”, who are “they” and why do they collide? A dialogical social representational approach to the Cyprus Conflict

MSc research: Who are “we”, who are “they” and why do they collide? A dialogical social representational approach to the Cyprus Conflict

2016/2017 MSc Social and Cultural Psychology graduate Elisavet Panagiotou discusses social representations of the Cyprus Conflict. 

Cyprus is a Mediterranean island that experiences an intractable intergroup conflict between two of its communities, Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots. Currently, Greek Cypriots live in the south of the island, under the de jure sovereignty of the Republic of Cyprus while Turkish Cypriots live […]

MSc research: Resilient cities and the porosity of borders

In this MSc research titled ‘Resilient cities and the porosity of borders: A socio-psychological study of open/closed neighbourhoods and resilience amongst youth in London’, Mario Washington-Ihieme discusses the social codes and boundaries that support and deepen community division, looking at Brixton and Tottenham in London.

London’s representation of an open city seldom acknowledges the urban spatial divisions of its inner […]

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