Posted: 14 February 2014
Dr Julia Norris gave a lecture on the relationship between match-fixing, sports betting and organised crime, aimed at generating academic research in the field. She spoke about the modus operandi of criminals who orchestrate the manipulation of sports competitions and matches to profit through legal, illegal and unregulated sports betting markets. Of particular concern is the increasing involvement of transnational organised crime networks in match-fixing activities. Dr Norris pointed out the valuable contribution that academia can make to the prevention of match-fixing, particularly in the area of enhancing and motivating integrity principles in sport.
Julie began her career as an undergraduate Psychology and Counselling student in 1995 at Roehampton. Enrolling as a part-time PhD student, Julie worked as a Visiting Lecturer in the Department and later as a full-time member of the psychology teaching team. She taught mainly research methods but introduced an innovative module (for that time) on the psychology of the internet.
She left Roehampton to live in Ireland where she worked as a psychologist with the Garda. Julie completed her doctorate in 2005 with a thesis entitled: ‘The Temporal Relationship between Mood States and Recognition of Valent Stimuli’ (supervised by Dr Gina Pauli and Diane Bray).
State-of-the-art new therapy is offered to the community
The University of Roehampton is inviting members of the community to come forward for free therapy sessions - as part of an innovative new therapy research programme aimed at helping people who are experiencing depression.
Posted: 9 November 2017
Department of Psychology hosted first writing retreat in the arts and play therapies at Roehampton
Roehampton Psychology experts hosted the first writing retreat in the arts and play therapies at The University of Roehampton as part of a pilot project this October. The two day event was designed to help delegates develop their writing skills for publications.
Posted: 19 October 2017
Roehampton alumna and art psychotherapist quoted in The Guardian
Gwendolyn Rowlands, a Roehampton alumna and art psychotherapist is quoted in The Guardian providing advice on how to succeed in the field.
Posted: 29 June 2017