The School of Psychology has a strong and growing reputation for excellent fundamental and applied research with international impact.

Our research is supported by a wide range of funding bodies, published in top-ranking journals and presented at international conferences. The school fosters a vibrant and outward facing culture and encourages members of the public and non-academic organisations to become partners and collaborators in our research.

Post-graduate research students are placed at the heart of research activity in the school with many students supported through full or part funded studentships and assistantships.


Forensic and Clinical Research Group

Research focused in applied settings and on clinical or forensic populations, concerned with  psychological functioning related to clinical and forensic problems...

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Perception Action and Cognition Research Group

Research in a broad range of issues including visual motion processes, emotion and memory, and the visual processing in dyslexic, autistic and neurological populations.

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Development and Social Behaviour Research Group

Our research examines (1) the development of motor, behavioural and cognitive processes, and (2) the social psychological processes affecting interpersonal, intergroup and interspecies attitudes, cognition, emotion, and behaviour.

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