Social and Developmental Psychology Laboratory
Observe and analyse human behaviour, like group processes or parent-child interactions, from behind one-way mirrors, using digital speakers and 360 degree tracking digital cameras. You will be able to record, edit and analyse observation data in the psychology laboratory too.
There is also a fully equipped interview suite for undertaking qualitative interviews.
Experimental Psychology Laboratory
Designed for cognitive research, this laboratory includes 12 fully equipped testing rooms, each with specialist software used in real-life settings. Biopsychology can also be studied; students can measure heart rate, galvanic skin response and brain waves (EEG) using the Biopac System.
Psychology Teaching Laboratory
This laboratory accommodates small groups for research and individual work. Students can access individual support with practical work and research skills from lecturers and psychology learning support officers.
Speech and Language Laboratory
Auditory information is all around us and the way we use and respond to speech and language is a central feature of psychology research. This highly specialised laboratory houses a sound-proof booth and has a dedicated audio-processing computer and two data collection stations.
A comprehensive support network is here for you to ensure you reach your academic potential and go on to further success in the future.
You’ll benefit from a range of support services, including:
- Personal Academic Tutor
- Student support / administration team
- Academic Skills Advice service
- Career and Employability Services
- Disability Service
- Well-stocked libraries and excellent IT facilities
Academics in the School of Social Sciences are engaged in exciting and innovative research at the cutting edge of both psychology and criminology.
Our psychology research examines the application of psychology to understanding health and well-being, food and behaviour, lifespan psychology and neuropsychology.
Our criminology research engages both the practical and theoretical aspects of contemporary social policy at the international, national and local levels across a wide range of issues.