Department of Psychology

Understanding 'attention deficit' in dyslexics could help improve reading

A new study has revealed that understanding attention deficits in adults with dyslexia may help develop new techniques for reading and writing.

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Local families needed for new study

Researchers in our Department of Psychology want to interview local families to understand more about how children cope with challenging life events.

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Autism Summer School

We are running another Summer school for those with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who are thinking of going to University.

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What is psychology?

Find out more about the benefits of studying a degree in psychology.

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Research student insight

Joe is conducting research to find out exactly how social cues can influence our understanding of pain.

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Three Year PhD Studentship

Applications are invited for a three year full-time PhD studentship - 'Information preferences of those with food allergies and food intolerances: learning from social media' Read More


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Targeting online security threats

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Our researchers are involved in creating a complex model for accurately identifying people online.

Undergraduate study

Undergraduate programmes

We have a highly successful suite of psychology programmes that include placement year opportunities both overseas or in the UK.

Studying psychology

Staff and students discuss the BSc and MSci Psychology programmes.

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Postgraduate study

Foundation Course in Systemic/Family Therapy

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We have launched a new Foundation Course in Systemic/Family Therapy that will run from October 2014.

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Director of Studies, Professor Paul Salkovskis, talks about the Doctorate Clinical Psychology programme.

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Research degrees

PhD Postgraduate study

Dr Edmund Keogh and Dr Jill Porter with students Arash Heydarian Pashakhanlou and Natalie Booth discuss the PhD experience.

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Research student insight

Greg Thomas

Greg is researching decision making processes and the impact of our travel mode choice.

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We have a distinctive research profile and a long-standing record of cutting-edge, theoretically-informed research in applied aspects of psychology.

Participate in research

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We have many research projects and experiments taking place, and are always looking for new participants to help with our data collection.

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Home Energy Efficiency

Dr Ian Walker has been part of the ENLITEN project that aims to improve people's understanding of energy use in homes.

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