Psychology is one of the leading research departments in the UK. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) we were ranked 6th out of 82 Psychology departments for our world-leading and internationally excellent research.
When you study here or collaborate with us as a researcher, you can look forward to exceptional research facilities, a supportive environment and the opportunity to work at the frontiers of psychological knowledge.
Our research areas
Health and well-being
Research in the Health and Well-Being Group conducts basic and applied psychological research in clinical and health psychology.
Language, memory, and attention
The Language, Memory, and Attention Research Group comprises researchers dedicated to understanding various aspects of cognition.
Perception, action, and decision-making
Social and affective processes
The Social and Affective Processes Research Group is a dynamic group of internationally renowned researchers employing a variety of behavioural, developmental and neuroscientific techniques to investigate social and affective processes.