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Professor Juliet Foster

Dean of Education

Research interests

  • Psychology

Biography

Juliet Foster has been Dean of Education at the IoPPN since February 2020, having joined the Psychology Department at the IoPPN as Deputy Dean of Education in October 2018. Prior to that she spent many years at Cambridge University, as both a Senior Tutor and Senior Lecturer.

Juliet is a social psychologist whose work focuses on public understandings of heath problems, and in particular of mental health. In it, she draws on theories from sociocultural psychology and is an important part of the international community of scholars working on social representations theory. She has received funding from the ESRC, AHRC and NIHR, among others. She also has an interest in student mental health, and is the academic lead for King’s College London on student mental health and well-being. She specialises in qualitative and mixed methods research.

Juliet is an Assessor for the University Mental Health Charter, and was one of the commissioners on the recent UPPF Student Futures Commission. She has also chaired of the Education and Training Board of the British Psychological Society, and currently sits on the Board of Educational Affairs for the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations. She is an Associate Editor of both Papers on Social Representations and Psychology, Public Policy and Law.

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      News

      King's third in the UK for psychology two years running

      King’s College London has ranked third in the UK for undergraduate Psychology for the second consecutive year in the Times Higher Education (THE) World...

      IoPPN students

      A new generation of Inspiring Women at the IoPPN

      28 new portraits of internationally recognised female professors at the Faculty have been added to IoPPN’s ‘Inspiring Women’ exhibition, celebrating the...

      Inspiring Women cover photo

      New online resource for universities to support student mental health

      Universities across the UK can today access a new online resource - developed by researchers from King's College London - to support the rising number of...

      Students

      Taking a 'paws' for University Mental Health Day at the IoPPN

      A whole host of events were on offer for staff and students at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) to celebrate University Mental...

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      IoPPN BSc Psychology excels in National Student Survey 2022

      The undergraduate courses at the IoPPN (BSc Psychology and BSc Psychology with Professional Placement) were ranked fourth highest for student satisfaction for...

      Logo: NSS National Student Survey

      King's ranks fourth for psychology in The Times Good University Guide 2023

      King’s College London has risen from sixth to fourth in the UK for undergraduate Psychology in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023.

      IoPPN Main Building and Psychology

      King's part of new network to support student mental health

      The Office for Students (OfS) has appointed King's as part of a consortium to help universities and colleges identify and make use of effective practice in...

      student

      University-wide survey seeks to explore student wellbeing

      It is hoped that the survey will prove a benchmark for future work on student mental health.

      Wellbeing & Personal Effectiveness Image

      Education for Mental Health toolkit will embed mental wellbeing into university teaching

      A new toolkit designed to embed the teaching of mental wellbeing into university teaching was launched in London this week.

      education innovation fund

      King's contributes to Student Futures Commission report

      The UPP Foundation Student Futures Commission, launched this week, has highlighted examples of best practice from the higher education sector in responding to...

      support-hero

      Features

      One year on: Reflections from working at the forefront of the pandemic

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      nhs-covid-rainbow-1903x558

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      Our world-leading research and community initiatives, together aim to find solutions to some of the challenges faced for people living with mental illness,...

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