Department of Psychology

Psychology celebrate hugely successful contribution to REF2014

Our research excellence is confirmed by the REF 2014 outcome.

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The science behind the hangover

With the festive season upon us many of us will indulge in the odd tipple at the office party or enjoy a drink or two with friends and family. But why do some of us wake up feeling horrendous the next morning, while others are seemingly unaffected by overindulgence?

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Clearer future for blind thanks to vOICe device

New findings from our researchers could pave the way for better treatments for blind and partially-sighted people using the revolutionary sensory substitution device, ‘The vOICe’.

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Volunteers wanted for new Compulsive Hoarding study

Researchers from our Department of Psychology are looking for local volunteers to take part in a new study to help develop more effective treatments for Compulsive Hoarding.

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Organisation relocation encourages employees to leave the car behind

Our researchers analyse how a 'major event', such as an office relocation, could be used by organisation's hoping to promote more sustainable travel options.

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Article in The Guardian’s Sustainable Business >

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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Postgraduate research funding opportunities available!

We invite applications for new research projects in our department. Read More

 
 

Application Deadline

12/02/15
 
 

MSc Health Psychology

Students Laurence Regan and Irini-Alexia Terzakis discuss studying the MSc Health Psychology and their placement experience.

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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

Hands holding family

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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Research

Research

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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