Research and research training has a high priority in the school.
Our excellence has been recognised through the Research Excellence Framework, in which 83 per cent of school activity was judged to be of world leading or internationally excellent standard, placing us within the top 20 psychology, neuroscience and psychiatry schools across the country.
We have a thriving PhD community, with around 80 doctoral students, purpose-built research facilities.
Please take a look at our School of Psychology staff publications page for 2018, with links to the online versions and staff pages. You can also access the full list of 77 publications for 2017, additionally, listings of list of 78 paper from 2016, 84 papers from 2015 and over 100 papers from 2014 are also available.
Papers published recently
Bridges, D., & Schendan, H. E. (2018). Sensitive individuals are more creative. Personality and Individual Differences. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2018.09.015
Clements, L., Redding, E., Sell, N. L., & May, J. (2018). Expertise in Evaluating Choreographic Creativity: An Online Variation of the Consensual Assessment Technique. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 1448. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01448
Solbrig, L., Whalley, B., Kavanagh, D. J., May, J., Parkin, T., Jones, R., & Andrade, J. (2018). Functional imagery training versus motivational interviewing for weight loss: a randomised controlled trial of brief individual interventions for overweight and obesity. International Journal of Obesity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41366-018-0122-1
Online psychology research
Discover some of the many research projects underway here by taking part online.
Help us with our research by doing online questionnaires.Have a look at some current surveys
Thank you to our collaborators
Our world leading applied research would not be possible without the help of many external organisations – we are very grateful to them for their support.Find out more about some of the groups who have helped with our research
Research seminars in the School
A wide range of exciting speakers from all over the world.
4pm every term-time WednesdayHave a look at our seminar programme