The latest news from the Psychology department

Painting by Psychology student, depicting Myanmar symbol of resistance, longlisted for the Scottish Portrait Awards 2021

May the Revolution Succeed - painting
Congratulations to fourth-year Psychology student, Shwe Yin Aye, whose painting, 'May the Revolution Succeed’, was longlisted for the Scottish Portrait Awards 2021 and is now hanging in the department.

Robert Logie elected 51st Bartlett Lecturer

Psychology professor awarded lectureship for lifetime contributions to Experimental Psychology

RSE Research Award to fund a workshop on Specific Learning Disorders in Scotland

Edinburgh and St Andrews researchers awarded new RSE Research Workshop Grant for Scottish study

Research festival spotlights pressing issues

The secrets to long lasting relationships, discussions around diet choices, and the environmental benefits of seaweed are among the topics to be explored at a major research showcase.

Primary school pupils learn about language evolution and how the brain works at Midlothian Science Festival 2021

Hundreds of primary school pupils will learn about language evolution and how the brain processes information from the environment with our senses at Midlothian Science Festival Programme for Schools

Psychology research features in BBC dementia documentary

Psychology researcher Rob McIntosh and graduate Alicia Willoughby contributed to the two-part documentary series 'Dementia and Us', which follows four people with dementia and their families over the course of two years

Visionary research celebrated with Fellowships

Composite image of the six academics who received the government fellowship.
Six Edinburgh academics have been announced as recipients of a government fellowship to propel research tackling global challenges and to bring innovative ideas to market

Women and early-career academics more likely to feel like "impostors" in disciplines that prize brilliance

Psychology researcher Zachary Horne contributes to study which finds that women and early-career academics are more likely to feel professionally inadequate

Psychology student chosen for Olympic Great British rowing team

Lucy Glover, Team GB Olympic rower
Huge congratulations to fourth-year Psychology student Lucy Glover, who has been selected to represent the Team GB rowing team at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

New podcast celebrates study participants’ 100th birthday and explores secrets of long, healthy lives

Lothian Birth Cohorts reunion 2018
New podcast celebrates the 100th birthday of a group of people who have been studied by psychologists at the University of Edinburgh since 1998.