Research in the School of Psychology was rated as 5 in the 2001 RAE, and in the 2008 RAE we submitted 34.5 staff (making us the 12th largest research School of Psychology in the UK), and 85% of our research was rated at international standard. Since 2008 we have been awarded £7.2m in research funding.
We have a strong postgraduate community with around 35 PhD students and 20 MSc students. We welcome applications from the UK, EU and overseas.
Internationally excellent research in clinical, cognitive and computational neuroscience, perception, and attention. more
Incorporates research recognised as world-leading in RAE 2008, with particular strengths in decision making, reasoning and memory. more
Kavanagh DJ, Statham DJ, Feeney GFX, Young R, May J, Andrade J, Connor JP (in press). Measurement Of Alcohol Craving ,
Choma BL, Hodson G, Costello K (in press). Intergroup Disgust Sensitivity As A Predictor Of Islamophobia: The Modulating Effect Of Fear ,
Ward EV, Berry CJ, Shanks DR (2013). An Effect Of Age On Implicit Memory That Is Not Due To Explicit Contamination: Implications For Single And Multiple-Systems Theories. , 28 , –.
Gaitan-Sierra C, Hyland ME (2013). Mood Enhancement In Health-Promoting Non-Aerobic Exercise: The Role Of Non-Specific Mechanisms. Journal Of Health Psychology, , –.
EPSRC (£1,800,000) Energy Visualisation for Carbon Reduction (eViz)
EU (€100,000) Cognitive Neuroscience of Deception (CoND)