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Public lecture: Solving Britain's most challenging health problem with Professor Alex Haslam

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NTU will be joined by Professor Alex Haslam of University of Queensland who will be addressing Britain's most challenging health problem and unlocking the "social cure" for this.

  • From: Wednesday 22 June 2022, 5.30 pm
  • To: Wednesday 22 June 2022, 7.30 pm
  • Location: Lecture Theatre 4, Newton Building (Level 0), Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
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Join Professor Alex Haslam, Australian Laureate Fellow and Professor of Psychology at the University of Queensland, for a discussion on how social groups exert a profound impact on our psychology and health through their capacity to be internalised within the self as part of our social identity.

Come along to  Lecture Theatre 4 in the Newton Building for an insightful and inspiring talk by Professor Haslam, as he talks identifying the health problems we face in Britain and the social cure for this.

This lecture will cover:

  • Understanding the new psychology of health
  • How groups can provide social support along with a sense of meaning, belonging and purpose
  • What factors play a key role in tackling epidemics of anxiety and loneliness in contemporary Western society

To book your place, please use this link here:

5th International Conference on Social Identity and Health (ICSIH-5) 23-24 June 2022 | Nottingham Trent University

After the talk, there will be refreshments available and a chance to network.

About Professor Alex Haslam

Alex Haslam is a Professor of Psychology and Australian Laureate Fellow at the University of Queensland. He is an Associate Editor of Leadership Quarterly and a former Chief Editor of the European Journal of Social Psychology. His research focuses on the study of group and identity processes in social, organisational, and clinical contexts. In 2022 Alex was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia “for significant service to higher education, particularly psychology, through research and mentoring”

Together with colleagues, he has written and edited 14 books and over 260 peer-reviewed articles on these topics that have been cited over 40,000 times. His most recent books are The New Psychology of Leadership: Identity, Influence and Power (2nd ed. Psychology Press, 2020, with Steve Reicher & Michael Platow), and The New Psychology of Health: Unlocking the Social Cure (Routledge, 2018, with Catherine Haslam, Jolanda Jetten, Tegan Cruwys, & Genevieve Dingle).

About the event

Date: Wednesday 22 June 2022

Time: 5.30pm – 7.30pm

Location: Lecture Theatre 4, Newton Building

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Newton Building (Level 0)
Goldsmith Street

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