Programme leader for BSc (Hons) Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling, Ethics Officer, Employability and Enterprise champion

Teaching Responsibilities

Module lead: Cyber Psychology and New Media, The Psychology of Loss, Trauma and Growth, Exploring Psychology 1 and Exploring Psychology 2. I also teach on the career management, social and critical psychology, research methods modules and practicum modules.

Overview

Julie Prescott (CPsychol, PhD, MA, BSc, AFHEA) is the programme leader for BSc (Hons) Psychology, Psycotherapy and Counselling at The University of Bolton, UK. Julie has a research career spanning over ten years in academic and public sector environments (Merseyside Police). Julie’s background is in psychology and women’s studies; she has a particular interest in women’s careers, especially in terms of the experiences of women working in male dominated occupations/industries, in particular the computer games industry. Julie is also interested in Cyberpsychology and has conducted research in the area of the gendering of computer games, Facebook use for learning, computer games and health, and blogging as a research methodology. Julie has co-authored two books published by IGI Global ‘Gendered Occupational Differences in Science, Engineering, and Technology Careers’ and is co-editor of ‘Gender Divide and the Computer Gaming Industry’. I have been involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching throughout my research career and I am currently a associate fellow of the higher education academy. My teaching interests include social, occupational and cyber psychology.

Publications

  • Prescott, J., Gray, N.J., Smith, F.J., & McDonagh, J.E. (In Press). Blogging as a viable research methodology for young people with arthritis. Journal of Medical Internet Research,DOI:10.2196/JMIR.3608…..
  • Prescott, J.,Wilson, S & Wan, K-W (2014) Pharmacy student’s perceptions of natural science and maths subjects: not all subjects are viewed relevant to a career in pharmacy. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 78 (6) Article 118.
  • Prescott, J.(2014) Faculty/educators use of and attitudes towards Facebook. Active Learning in Higher Education.DOI: 10.1177/1469787414527392
  • Prescott, J., Wilson, S., & Becket G. (2014).The moral development of 1styear pharmacy students in the UK.American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education,78(2), article 36, 1-5.
  • Gray NJ, McDonagh JE, Prescott J, Smith FJ, Harvey K, Shaw KL, & Terry D. (2014) Arthriting – Insights about the links between identity, arthritis and medication in the blogs of young people living with juvenile arthritis. Journal of Adolescent Health54: S18.
  • Gray NJ, McDonagh JE, Harvey K, Prescott J,Roberts R, Shaw KL, Smith FJ, Stephenson R, Terry D, & Fleck K (2014). Spelling of medicine names in young people’s blogs about arthritis. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice; 22 (Suppl 1): 37-8.​
  • Prescott, J., Stodart, M.,Wilson, S., & Becket G. (2013). The experience of using Facebook as an educational tool. Health and Social Care Education. Doi: 10.11120/hsc.2013.00033
  • Prescott, J., Wilson, S., & Becket G. (2013). Students’ attitudes towards Facebook and online professionalism: subject discipline, age and gender differences Health and Social Care Education.
  • Prescott, J.(2013) The student psychological contract. Assessment and Development Matters. 5(4); 23-26
  • Wilson, S, Becket, G, & Prescott, J. (2013) Students as educators. Health and Social Care Education doi:10.11120/hsc.2013.00034
  • Prescott, J. & Bogg, J. (2013). The gendered identity of women working in the computer games industry” Eludamos, Journal for Computer Game Culture, 7(1); 55-67
  • Prescott, J., Wilson, S., & Becket G. (2013). Students’ attitudes towards Facebook and online professionalism: subject discipline, age and gender differences Health and Social Care Education, 2(2): 1-8 doi:10.11120/hsce.2013.00032.
  • Prescott, J., Wilson, S., & Becket G. (2013). Facebook use in the learning environment: Do students want this? Learning, Media and Technology,doi:10.1080/17439884.2013.788027.
  • Gray, N.J., &Prescott, J. (2013). Community pharmacists’ engagement with young people aged 13-19. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. Supplement 2:  13-14.
  • Gray, N.J., McDonagh, J., Harvey, K., Prescott, J., Roberts, R., Shaw, K.L., Smith, F.J., Stephenson, R., Terry, D., & Fleck, K. (2013). Supporting young people taking medication for arthritis. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice.Supplement 2: 26-27
  • Prescott, J., & Wilson, S. (2013). Service provider attitudes and experiences of delivering an alcohol IBA service in the community pharmacy setting. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. Supplement 1: 29-30.
  • North West Pharmacy Evaluation Team (2012). Have commissioners already called time on pharmacy alcohol advice services? The PJ Onlinehttp://www.pjonline.com/news/have_commissoners_already_called_time_on_pharmacy_alcohol_advice_services
  • Prescott, J., Wilson, S., & Becket G. (2012). Pharmacy students want more guidelines on Facebook and online professionalism. The Pharmaceutical Journal, 289(4): 163.
  • Prescott, J.,Wilson, S., & Becket, G. (2012). Empathy levels in 1st and 3rd year students in health and non-health disciplines” American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education76 (2) Article 24.
  • Prescott, J., & Bogg, J. (2012). Work related gender role-identity and relationship to psychological constructs Assessment and Development Matters4(2): 16-18.
  • Prescott, J.,& Bogg, J. (2011). Career attitudes of men and women working in the computer games industry Eludamos, Journal for Computer Game Culture5 (11): 7-28.
  • Prescott, J., & Bogg, J. (2011). Segregation in a male dominated industry: women working in the computer games industry International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology3(1): 205-227.           
  • Prescott, J., & Bogg, J. (2011). Re-validation of the Bem Sex Role Inventory Assessment and Development Matters 3(2): 28-31.     
  • Prescott, J., Wilson, S, & Becket, G. (2011) Factor analysis of the Jefferson Scale of Physician Empathy Student Version Assessment and Development Matters3(4) 18-21.
  • Seston, E., Hassell, K., Jacobs, S., Potter, H., Prescott, J., & Schafheutle, E (2011). Managing performance concerns in pharmacists: results from surveys of primary care and hospital trusts in England The Pharmaceutical JournaleScholarID:130962 DOI:http://www.pjonline.com/files/rps-pjonline/pdf/PJ030911_1-5.pdf
  • Bogg, J., Prescott, J.,& Flynn, M. (2010) .Applying for research funds British Journal of Cardiac Nursing5 (11): 1-5.
  • Jacobs, J., Seston, E., Hassell, K., Potter, H., Prescott, J., & Schafheutle, E. (2010). Defining and identifying performance concerns in community pharmacy International Journal of Pharmacy PracticeSupplement 2: 29-30. 

 

Book chapters

  • Wilson, A.S., Prescott, J., & Krasniewicz, J. (In Press). Using Technology for Evaluation and Support of Patient’s Emotional States in Healthcare. Emotions and Technology: Communication of Feelings for, with and through Digital Media. S. Tettegah and Ferdig, R.E. Oxford, Elsevier.
  • Prescott, J& Bogg, J (2014) The Experiences of women working in the computer games industry: An in depth qualitative study. Gender Considerations and Influence in the Digital Media and Gaming IndustryPrescott, J., and McGurren, J.E (Eds). Hershey, New York, IGI Global. 5: 92-109.
  • Prescott, J& Bogg, J (2014) female game workers, career development and aspirations. Gender Considerations and Influence in the Digital Media and Gaming IndustryHershey, New York, IGI Global. 11: 206-222.
  • Elliot, L & Prescott, J(2014) The only girl in the class! Female students experiences of gaming courses and views of the industry.Gender Considerations and Influence in the Digital Media and Gaming IndustryHershey, New York, IGI Global. 3:36-55.
  • Prescott, J.,& Bogg, J. (2010). The computer games industry: women’s experiences of work role in a male dominated environment. Women in Engineering, Science and Technology: Education and Career ChallengesA. Cater-Steel, and Cater, E., Hershey, New York, IGI Global. 7: 138-152.

 

Books

  • Prescott, J.,& Bogg, J. (2012). Gendered Occupational Differences in Science, Engineering, and Technology CareersHershey, New York, IGI Global.
  • Prescott, J., & Bogg, J. (2014). Gender Divide and the Computer Gaming IndustryHershey, New York, IGI Global.
  • Prescott, J., & McGurren, J.E (Eds) (2014). Gender Considerations and Influence in the Digital Media and Gaming IndustryHershey, New York, IGI Global.

 

Reports

  • Wilson SE, Prescott J, Greenwood KJ, & Becket G. Students as educators: a pilot study. Final report. Higher Education Academy (2013).
  • Gray NJ, McDonagh JE, Harvey K, Prescott J, Shaw KL, Smith FJ, Stephenson R, Terry D, Fleck K, & Roberts R. Arthriting: Exploring the relationship between identity and medicines use, and to identify the contribution of medicines and pharmacy services, for the care of young people with arthritis. Final report. Pharmacy Research UK, London; 2013.
  • Gray NJ, Wilson SE, Cook PA, Mackridge AM, Blenkinsopp A, Prescott J, Stokes LC, Morleo MJ, Heim D, Krska J, & Stafford L. Understanding and optimising an identification/brief advice (IBA) service about alcohol in the community pharmacy setting.Final report. Liverpool PCT; 2012.
  • Hassell, K., Jacobs, S., Potter, H, Prescott, J., Schafheutle, E., & Seston, L. (2010). Managing performance concerns about pharmacists: A report for the National Clinical Assessment Service, London. The centre for pharmacy workforce studies, Manchester University.www.ncas.npsa.nhs.uk/ncas-services/work-with-pharmacists/   eScholarID:84155
  • Bogg, J., Prescott, J., & Sartain, S. (2007).Breaking barriers in the workplace phase 3: senior women in the bio and healthcare sciences.  University of Liverpool, UK. Final Report European Social Fund.
  • Bogg, J., Prescott, J., Ferguson, J., & Sartain, S. (2006). Breaking barriers in the workplace phase 2: mid-career women in the bio and healthcare sciences.  University of Liverpool, UK. Final Report European Social Fund.

Other

 

Conference presentations

  • N.J. Gray, J.E. McDonagh, K. Harvey, J. Prescott, R. Roberts, K.L. Shaw, F.J. Smith, R. Stephenson, D. Terry, K. Fleck. Spelling of medicine names in young people’s blogs about juvenile arthritis. Accepted at the HSRPP 2014 conference, Aberdeen.
  • N.J. Gray, J.E. McDonagh, K. Harvey, J. Prescott, R. Roberts, K.L. Shaw, F.J. Smith, R. Stephenson, D. Terry, K. FleckSupporting young people taking medication for arthritis. Accepted at the HSRPP 2014 conference, Aberdeen.
  • Gray, N.J., &Prescott, J. (2013).Community pharmacists’ engagement with young people aged 13-19.Oral presentation presented at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society conference, Birmingham, UK.
  • Gray, N.J., McDonagh, J., Harvey, K., Prescott, J., Roberts, R., Shaw, K.L., Smith, F.J., Stephenson, R., Terry, D., & Fleck, K. (2013). Supporting young people taking medication for arthritis. Oral presentation presented at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society conference, Birmingham, UK.
  • Gray, N.J., McDonagh, J., Harvey, K., Prescott, J., Roberts, R., Shaw, K.L., Smith, F.J., Stephenson, R., Terry, D., & Fleck, K. (2013). Spelling of medication names in young people’s blogs about juvenile arthritis.Oral presentation presented at the UK Health Literacy Network conference, Keele, UK.
  • Prescott, J. & Wilson S. (2013) Service provider attitudes and experience of delivering an alcohol IBA service in the community pharmacy setting.Poster presented at the HealthService Research in Pharmacy Practice conference, UCLan, UK.
  • Prescott, J. (2012)Social Cognitive Career Theory (SCCT) as a theoretical framework for a model of career development, influences and aspirations in female game workers.Poster presented at the Institute of Work Psychology International Conference 2012, Sheffield University, UK
  • Gray, N., & Prescott, J.(2012) Prescriptions for young people-pharmacists perspectives.  Poster presented at the Adolescent and Young People’s Health conference, Cardiff University, UK.
  • Ali, D., Prescott, J., & Alhnan, M.A (2012)Is there a potential market for a green over-the-counter (OTC) medication? American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), Chicago, USA.
  • Prescott, J(2010). The computer games industry: New industry same old issues.Oral presentation presented at the Work, Employment and Society Conference. Brighton University, UK.
  • Prescott, J. (2008). Women working in the computer games industry: preliminary findings.Oral presentation presented at The 2008 Women and Games Conference. Warwick University, UK.
  • Prescott, J. (2008). Women working in the computer games industry: preliminary findings.Poster presented at The Second Life Conference. Bangor University, UK.

 

Research Grants

  • Gray, N., Cook, P., Heim, D., Krska, J., Mackridge, A., Morleo, M., Morton, S., Stafford, E., Wilson, S., Prescott, J. (2011-2012). Understanding and optimising an identification/brief advice (IBA) service about alcohol in the community pharmacy setting. Liverpool Primary Care Trust(£60,000).
  • Gray, N., Harvey, K., Prescott, J., Shaw, K., Smith, F., Terry, D., McDonagh, J.E. (2012-2013). Arthriting” - Exploring the relationship between identity and medicines use, and to identify the contribution of medicines and pharmacy services, for the care of young people with arthritis. Pharmacy Practice Research Trust (£60,000).
  • Gray, N., Harvey, K., Prescott, J., Shaw, K., Smith, F., Terry, D., McDonagh, J.E. (2014-2015). Arthriting” - Supporting Medicines Optimisation for Young People with Arthritis. Pharmacy Practice Research Trust (£60,000). 

External Links and Social Media

http://theconversation.com/profiles/julie-prescott-129065
http://www.igi-global.com/affiliate/julie-prescott/199997