Category Archives: People

A complex systems view in medical student wellbeing research

“…some stress is identity-potent: it has a special meaning in the context of a professional identity.” Ken and Kathy had the opportunity to write a commentary piece for Medical Education entitled “Moving toward a complex…

Kathy McNeill awarded PhD

Congratulations to Kathy on completing her corrections and submitting the final thesis for the award of her PhD!  Kathy’s thesis was entitled “An Investigation of Self-Structure, Social Identity and Norms in Medical Student Wellbeing” and…

Ken gives “Beyond Prevalence to Process” talk to the School of Medicine in Dundee

The Seminar series run by the College of Medicine Dentistry and Nursing in Dundee is a wonderful opportunity to explore the implications of the self and identity process model of medical student well-being.  

Ken gives conference keynote at GRASP 2014, Linköping, Sweden

Ken had the terrific opportunity to present a keynote address entitled “Encapsulating the things that matter: Exploring identities for learning, social action and well-being” at the GRASP conference in Sweden on May 23rd (9th Nordic conference…

Ken gives Person Category talk in Linköping, Sweden

Ken had an opportunity to present the work on Person Categories to the Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning at Linköping University while in town for the conference keynote address at the GRASP 2014 conference.  The…

“Prevalence to Process” paper in Medical Education

There is a well-established literature showing the higher prevalence of stress and threats to wellbeing in medical students. There is a well-established literature showing the higher prevalence of stress and threats to wellbeing in medical…

Ken gives St Andrews seminar on Person Categories

Ken recently gave the local friday afternoon school seminar in St Andrews. The title of the talk was “The person categorisation heresies: Persons AS categories, and implications for a unified theory of social categorisation”. St…