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Research at the Department of Psychology

Research Excellence

Members of the Department of Psychology are engaged in exciting and innovative research at the cutting edge of Psychology. Our research expertise represents interests in the application of psychology to understanding health and well-being, food and behaviour, lifespan psychology and neuropsychology. 

Our research interests are:

  • Cognition across the lifespan
  • Health behaviours
  • Enhancing psychological wellbeing

We draw on both quantitative and qualitative approaches including:

  • Experimental methods
  • Biological and physiological measures
  • Questionnaire studies
  • Narrative/ biographical approaches 

We have a strong research community of academics and PhD students, and we encourage enquiries from potential research students.

We run a Psychology research seminar series with internal and external speakers taking part focusing on any area of psychology.