UEL PhD candidate wins prestigious psychology prize for the second time
Dung Jidong gets accolades for his research on mental health in Nigeria
A University of East London (UEL) PhD candidate has won a prestigious prize at the annual conference of the British Psychological Society (BPS) - for the second year in succession.
At the BPS’s conference in Nottingham in May, Dung Jidong won the prize for `Best Poster Presentation’. His poster highlighted the results of his research on "The impact of cultural beliefs on mental health in Nigeria: a qualitative study of the Berom, Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba ethnic people".
Dung, who is from Nigeria, said, “It’s a great honour to receive the BPS Delegates Choice Poster Winner twice in a row for my PhD research.