87% of our research activity
has been rated as 'world-leading' or ‘internationally-excellent’ - REF 2021
A Russell Group University
We're committed to the highest standards of research and innovation
- Faculty of Medicine and Health
- School of Psychology
- Research degrees
We have an outstanding reputation for our innovative research. Our staff are experts in their fields and you'll have the opportunity to work in a world-class research environment with a range of leading facilities and resources.
Researching with us
Support with your research degree
Careers and employability
What is a PhD?
Funding and applying
At the School of Psychology, research degree students are typically recruited to start in October. Opportunities to study for your research degree by becoming attached to an existing project will be listed here later in the year. In the meantime you can contact our admissions tutor Sara Caviola, for more information about opportunities.
Our research groups
Our research and innovation is focused on tackling our five Grand Challenges: behaviour change; health and wellbeing; successful childhood development; successful ageing; the nervous system and its disorders.