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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


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


Research completes with successful outcomes for young people with HIV

Dr Michael Evangeli, from the Clinical Psychology department, in collaboration with partners in Botswana, has completed a three-year study which revealed the support by a charity set up by Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso of Lesotho, improved the well-being of 10- to 19-year-olds with HIV.

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