The School of Psychology has established a proud research tradition through the efforts of its staff and students.

Staff research interests

The research interests of the academic staff may be found on the individual staff pages. Alternatively the following links will direct you to a list of academic staff with brief research descriptions. This list has been grouped into five broad research classifications:

Applied cognitive psychology
Social psychology
Clinical/health psychology
Developmental psychology

Research laboratories

The School of Psychology contains a number of laboratories used by academic staff and postgraduate students for both research and teaching.


Both staff and students of the School of Psychology have a strong track record of publication in notable journals. Details of publications can be found on individual staff and student pages.


Postgraduate and honours students play a key role in the research activities of the department. There is a substantial body of research amongst the honours, masters and PhD theses of past students. Research interests of current students can be found on the individual student pages.

School of Psychology funding application forms

Access to these forms is password protected for use by staff and postgraduate students only. Please contact your supervisor if you require access.

Funding application forms and PhD vetting procedure (password protected)

School of Psychology Research Participant Pool

For information on using the School of Psychology Research Participation Pool email the administrator 

   Application Forms

   General Information & Guidelines

   Other Forms



Summer Internship Program

The Summer Intership Program is intended to provide research experience for undergraduate students who intend to enter the Psychology Honours program. Further information for the 2016 program is available here. Eligibility criteria apply.