UBCCRU seeks to investigate the impact of computer and Internet technologies on everyday life. Specialisms are as follows:
Cyberpsycholgy and Multi-User Virtual Environments (MUVEs).
Individual differences in computer-related behaviours and attitudes: computer addiction, anger and engagement.
Technology Enhanced Learning
E-mail-related occupational stress
Social relations in Second Life
Computer use, and stress
Scary sounds in computer games
Postgraduate research degrees
We welcome enquiries from people interested in studying for a postgraduate research degree (either Ph.D. or M.Phil.) on a topic relating to computer-related psychology or cyberpsychology. If you have a topic in mind and have at least a BSc Psychology (Class 2:1) degree or an equivalent qualification, to enquire about the possibility of studying at Bolton please e-mail Dr. John Charlton at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone on 01204 903142.
Alternatively, please see the Psychology website for details of postgraduate study.