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Psychology

Research

As a one of the foremost research-led psychology centres in the UK, psychology at Southampton offers state-of-the-art laboratories and a team of expert academics working at the forefront of their fields.

Together we are committed to the highest quality scientific investigation to impact a range of social, educational and health-related issues. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework rated 100 per cent of our research activity as internationally excellent or world-leading in terms of its impact and the research environment we offer.

The Department of Psychology at the University of Southampton has a partnership with PsychForums. This provides us with the opportunity to reach individuals with mental health conditions that may not otherwise participate in research. More information about this can be found on Psych Forums.

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Our facilities

Laboratories and other facilities are the backbone of much of our rigorous investigative work.

Learn more about Psychology's research groups

Research centres

Our specialisms are clustered in our well-established Centres and Laboratories.

Research centres

Psychology at Southampton is home to a number of research centres:

Centre for Vision and Cognition (CVC)

Centre for Innovation in Mental Health (CiMH)

Centre for Research on Self and Identity (CRSI)

Centre for Clinical and Community Applications of Health Psychology (CCCAHP)

Spatial memory research

Dr Ed Redhead, Associate Professor and Director of Teaching Programmes within Psychology talks about his research and teaching.

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Good to know

We have around 40 academic teaching staff with an equivalent number of postdoctoral researchers, backed by a team of highly experienced technicians and our dedicated research centres boast specialist state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment. Since 2008 we have secured research grants of over £11 million.

Partnerships

The Department of Psychology at the University of Southampton has a partnership with PsychForums. This provides us with the opportunity to reach individuals with mental health conditions that may not otherwise participate in research. More information about this can be found here.

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