Date & time

Thu, 7 Nov 2024
10:45 - 15:45


Emmanuel Centre, London
9 - 23 Marsham Street
London, SW1P 3DW

Ticket price

£25.50 + VAT @20%* *Plus one complimentary staff ticket per ten students

About this day

For A level and IB students

Join us for an exciting day of informative discussions, interactive sessions and inspirational stories that will give your students real insight into psychology beyond the classroom. Our experienced speakers will deliver five engaging sessions that examine the theories and applications of psychology in the modern world.

The day will also include a special session on examination success designed to provide students with the tools that they need to excel. With polls and quizzes throughout the day and plenty of opportunities to ask the scientists questions, this event is a must for KS5 (and keen KS4) psychology students! Book now and let us help your students to realise their potential and discover the impact that they can have on the world.

Host: Helen Pilcher (Author and Communicator)

More speakers for this exciting event will be announced soon!


“An engaging and well run day with a variety of speakers from a range of areas to inspire our next generation of psychologists!”

— Tiffin School, Autumn 2023 —

Programme & speakers

'Mad or Bad' - the work of a Forensic Psychologist Dee Anand, Forensic Psychologist

What does a forensic psychologist do? Do we really work with psychopaths? How do we get to do it? Are all criminals mad or bad, or both? As the saying goes – you don’t have to be mad to work in this field… but does it help!? If you are interested in an exciting and challenging career then working as a forensic psychologist might be for you! This talk will tell you all about it!

Dee Anand

About Dee Anand

Dee Anand has been a practising forensic psychologist for over 22 years. His areas of interest include mental health, personality functioning and psychopathy, sexual and violent offending. He has prepared specialist reports in civil and criminal cases across the UK and is co-author of the soon-to-be released book, ‘How to Become a Forensic Psychologist.’

How to engineer an extreme emotion Brendan Walker, Founder Director of Thrill Laboratory and Professor of Creative Industries at Middlesex University

Discover exactly how far you need to be dropped in the pitch black for it to become terrifying; what effect it has on your body and mind; why you might find it so thrilling; and the role of visual illusion.

Brendan Walker

About Professor Brendan Walker

Brendan Walker is a Renaissance Showman – a technology-inspired performance artist described by The Times as “the world’s only Thrill Engineer”. He originally trained and worked as an aeronautical engineer, before practicing as a digital artist and ride designer. He is Professor of Creative Industries at Middlesex University and an established TV broadcaster.