Advancing occupational psychology in Scotland

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This article depicts an interview with Joanna Butler describing her journey and
experience in advancing work and organizational psychology (WOP) in Scotland.
In this interview, Joanna shares insights on making societal impact through WOP
as a practitioner and as an academic. Joanna is one of the founding mothers of the
only British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited postgraduate level Occupational
Psychology programme in Scotland. The interview describes this journey from inception
of the idea to two graduating cohorts. The interview contributes to the discussion on
work and organizational psychology’s impact on society and reflects on the essence of
our discipline.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationEWOP in Practice
Publication statusPublished - 30 May 2024


  • work and organizational psychology
  • occupational psychology
  • Scotland
  • postgraduate training
  • social impact
  • British Psychological Society


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