Research in the School of Psychology

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

Azize, P. M., Cattani, A., & Endacott, R. (2018). Perceived language proficiency and pain assessment by registered and student nurses in native English-speaking and EAL children aged 4-7 years. Article in Press. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.14134

McCutcheon, R., Bloomfield, M. A. P., Dahoun, T., Quinlan, M., Terbeck, S., Mehta, M., & Howes, O. (2018). Amygdala reactivity in ethnic minorities and its relationship to the social environment: an fMRI study. Psychological Medicine, 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291717003506

Montaque, I., Dallos, R., & McKenzie, B. (2018). “It feels like something difficult is coming back to haunt me”: An exploration of ‘meltdowns’ associated with autistic spectrum disorder from a parental perspective. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 23(1), 125–139. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359104517730114

Thorp, N., Stedmon, J., & Lloyd, H. (2018). “I carry her in my heart”: An exploration of the experience of bereavement for people with learning disability. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, https://doi.org/10.1111/bld.12212

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