According to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), psychology at LU is in the top 20 Psychology Departments in the UK for world leading (4*) research publications.
100% of the research in Psychology at LU was found to be of international standing, and 75% of it was found to be world leading or internationally excellent.
The Department of Psychology is very proud to receive an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of their success in developing a programme of support for women in academia. Read more
Thu 30 April 2015
Reading certain words in Harry Potter triggers part of the brain concerned with feelings say researchers. Read more
Fri 24 April 2015
We welcome the introduction of two scholarships for students starting a taught Master's degree from October 2015. The Alumni Loyalty Scholarship offers a 20% fee reduction to holders of a 1st class honours degree and a 10% fee reduction to holders of a 2:1 honours degree. The Lancaster Master's Scholarship is offering scholarships worth £10,000 each as part of a government initiative to provide additional support for students wishing to progress to Master's level study. Read full details and... Read more
Mon 23 February 2015