Research impact

Our researchers are internationally recognised, producing high-quality research with significant real-world impact – overall 87% of our research is rated as world-leading or internationally excellent.

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Research and innovation

Our research

We produce outstanding research, from fundamental science through to applied work with real-world-impact. This research is centred around our four Research Themes: Health, Wellbeing, and Healthcare Services; Childhood, Adolescence, and Ageing; Appetite, Nutrition, and Obesity; Cognition, Perception, and Action.


of research ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent'

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We have a long history of successful partnerships with business and industry, lending our research expertise to a variety of projects that benefit from our insight and world-class facilities.

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At School of Psychology, you can take part in research projects as a participant, learning first hand about how research is undertaken. You'll also have access to a pool of participants for your own study.

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