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Department of Psychology


Psychology department ranked joint third in the UK for research

The Department of Psychology at Royal Holloway has been placed joint third in the country by The Times Higher Education following the publication of the Research Excellence Framework 2021 results


Staff spotlight: Dr Joe Barnby

Dr Joe Barnby joined the department a few months ago. Read on to find out about his research interests and extracurricular activities.


What is loneliness?

The topic of this year's Mental Health Awareness Week is "Together we can tackle loneliness". Dr Joe Bathelt describes what loneliness is from the perspective of academic Psychology

86% overall student satisfaction.

Source: NSS, 2021

Joint 3rd in the UK for research quality

Source: Times Higher Education, 2022

14th in the UK for Psychology graduate prospects

Source: The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022