About our research
An overview of our world-leading research in psychology
Psychology at Edinburgh brings together world-class researchers approaching the scientific study of mind and behaviour through a range of topics - from language development to dementia, personality to paranormal beliefs.
Our research environment is rated as 100% conducive to producing world-leading research, and 81.5% of our research is rated as outstanding in terms of its reach and significance (REF 2014).
The department benefits from a vibrant postgraduate community and strong interdisciplinary links with colleagues in medicine, informatics, linguistics, education, biology, and public health.
Read our blog or listen to our podcast to find out what psychology researchers and other academics at the School of PPLS have been researching.
And if you’re interested in applying for a postdoctoral fellowship in the department you can find more information here:
Research centres and units
Impact and public engagement
Research seminars and reading groups
Labs and facilities
Take part in research
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