Environmental Psychology Research Group (EPRG)

We study the interaction between people and their physical environment. The aim of our work is to contribute to the development and management of sustainable healthy environments for all, now and into the long-term future. 

About us

We are an internationally renowned centre for teaching and research on environmental psychology. Our group is unique because of its history as one of the longest-standing research groups in this field in the world.

Since the 1970’s the EPRG has taught more than 400 MSc and 50 PhD students from across the world and has hosted many visiting researchers.

Meet the team

Professor Birgitta Gatersleben

Environmental Psychology Research Group lead

Birgitta Gatersleben is Professor of Environmental Psychology at the University of Surrey, where runs the Environmental Psychology Research Group and associated MSc programme. Her research focuses on wellbeing and people-environment interactions, with a particular focus on nature engagement and the link between environmental sustainability and wellbeing. Her work is applied and ...