What we are researching
Our research spans the full range of psychology and is focused on the application of psychology in the real world. Current research themes include:
- Chronic illness (eg. obesity, diabetes, cancer, CHD)
- Health behaviours (eg. eating, smoking, exercise)
- Help seeking (eg. risk perception, symptom perception)
- Illness cognitions (eg. risk, identity and expectancies).
Explore our research groups
Vice-Chancellor's Studentship Award 2019
Funding information:This funded studentship (international students only) covers international fee and stipend of £15,000, a Research Training Support Grant of £1,000 and financial support for research materials and consumables (if successfully applied for) up to the value of £2,000 per annum.
Doctoral College Studentship Award 2019
Funding information:This competition funded studentship (UK and European students only) covers home/EU fees and stipend of £15,000, a research training support grant of £500 and financial support for research materials and consumables (if successfully applied for) up to the value of £1,000 (per annum).
What our students say
Read our student and graduate profiles to discover first-hand what it's like to study with us.