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Research Into the Impact of Dance on Parkinson's Disease

22 July, 2019

The School of Psychology is investigating the benefits of dance in people with Parkinson's Disease.

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Dr Jenny Groarke - The Effect of Music in Alleviating Stress

Study finds that listening to music helps to reduce stress and it has a bigger impact the older you get

First Class from Malaysia to Belfast

Rhea Lee Shia Goh shares her international experience

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School of Psychology Earns Silver Investors In People Award

21 June, 2019

In May 2019 the School of Psychology was awarded Silver accreditation by Investors in People.

Psychology helping to develop "empathic" cars

Christine Spencer and Dr Daniel Moore are collaborating with Dr Gary McKeown & Sensum as part of a 2-year knowledge transfer partnership

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Dr Gulseli Baysu research publication

Dr Gulseli Baysu is a collaborating researcher in a recently published study discussing minority students' sense of belonging

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The School of Psychology welcomes new member of staff, Dr Elida Cena

22 January, 2019

Dr Elida Cena - Lecturer (Education)

The School of Psychology welcomes new member of staff, Dr Grace Carroll

22 October, 2018

Dr Grace Carroll - Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Welfare

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The School of Psychology welcomes new member of staff, Dr Lisa Graham-Wisener

27 September, 2018

Dr Lisa Graham-Wisener, Lecturer in Health Psychology

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The School of Psychology welcomes new member of staff, Dr Jenny Groarke

29 August, 2018

Dr Jenny Groarke, Lecturer in Health Psychology.

A-Level Results Day 2018

16 August, 2018

Laura Taylor

Dr Laura Taylor receives prestigious award

11 July, 2018

Congratulations to Dr Laura Taylor on receiving her American Psychological Association Award

SWAN Celebration Event

25 April, 2018

School of Psychology collaborates with Parkinson's U.K.

18 April, 2018

Co-Designing Aspects of a Dance and Exercise Intervention with People with Parkinson’s Through Patient and Public Involvement Activities

SWAN award ceremony

7 December, 2017



20 July, 2017

Academics from the School of Psychology have been successful in attracting funding to study the potential for ECD (early childhood development) programmes to promote sustainable development and peacebuilding.

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

6 July, 2017

Good Luck to all our Graduates!

Psych Hike Group photo 2017

Psych Hike Conference a Great Success

30 May, 2017

Our Postgraduate Research community hosted their fourth successful Psych Hike conference on 19-21 May in Carlingford. This year the conference was held in the historic Carlingford Heritage Centre, and the hike took place around the Slieve Foye loop.

Michele Kavanagh (Clinical Psychologist at Queens), Rebecca Hill (Queens PhD student), and Lisa Graham-Wisener (Marie Curie Research Lead

Mindfulness-based intervention for palliative care staff

Marie Curie Hospices and QUB | 3 February, 2017

A mindfulness-based intervention for palliative care staff was launched at Queen’s University to evaluate its effectiveness for improving staff well-being.

Treasa Kilgallon in Bali

Volunteering in Bali to help those with mental health issues

Treasa Kilgallon in Bali | 17 November, 2016

Treasa Kilgallon (Psychology undergraduate) travelled to Bali during the summer to volunteer with SLV on their Mental Health Placement programme.

Postgraduate students in front of Queen's

Our student experience: Rebecca is highly commended by our School & the Undergraduate Awards

Rebecca McClements Highly Commended | 10 November, 2016

“My name is Rebecca McClements and I am now a Psychology Graduate of Queen’s University Belfast. I studied a BSc in Psychology and loved every year of it."

Lecturer Karolina Urbanska in Monash University Malaysia

Going to the field with cross-cultural psychology

Karolina Urbanska in Malaysia | 3 November, 2016

How do people in groups respond to authority decisions across cultural contexts? This is the question that led Karolina Urbanska, final year PhD student, to collaborate with Dr Miriam Park (Monash University Malaysia).

Emma Jenks News LangUsta Lab Krakow

Making the switch: Bilingualism and beyond

Emma Jenks in Kraków, Poland | 27 October, 2016

Emma Jenks was awarded a Santander Travel Scholarship to visit the LangUsta lab in Kraków, Poland in July 2016.

Thia Sagherian-Dickey Lebanon

Building trust in the Lebanon

Thia Sagherian-Dickey in Lebanon | 20 October, 2016

PhD student Thia Sagherian-Dickey tells us about her experience conducting research in the Lebanon.

Delegates in attentence at the Enterface Conference 2016

Contributing to the research around human-machine interfaces

6 September, 2016

ENTERFACE 2016, University of Twente, the Netherlands

Insight Programme 2016

Going from strength to strength: The Insight Programme 2016

25 July, 2016

We are delighted to announce the fourth year of our very successful Insight Programme.

UG Psychology Class of 2016 Prize winners

Congratulations to the Undergraduate Class of 2016

6 July, 2016

The School wishes to extend its congratulations to all our undergraduate Psychology students who graduated on 6 July 2016.

Dr Norma Rainey Retirement Celebration

Goodbye & Good Luck to Dr Norma Rainey

4 July, 2016

The School got together this week to celebrate the work and contribution of Dr Norma Rainey who is retiring this month.

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Exploring psychological distress and care of cancer patients

21 June, 2016

Dr Lesley Storey has recently been collaborating with Professor Nick Hulbert-Williams (University of Chester) as part of a study looking into psychological distress experienced by cancer patients and the care they received from health professionals.

Psychhike 2016: To Slieve Binnian and beyond!

Psychhike 2016: To Slieve Binnian and beyond!

Psychhike 2016 | 13 May, 2016

Our Experimental Psychology Journal Club (EJCP) along with our PGR Community hosted its third Psychhike on 13-15 May in Attical, Co. Down.

Emma Berry visiting Würzburg

Research in Würzburg to explore diabetes and distress

Emma Berry at PSAD 2016 Meeting | 17 May, 2016

Early Career Research Travel Grant takes PhD student Emma Berry to 21st PSAD (Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetes) Scientific Spring Meeting in Würzburg, Germany

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Welcoming the new Members of the Northern Ireland Assembly

Stormont Visit | 12 May, 2016

The MSc Political Psychology class were invited to the NI Assembly on Thursday 12 May, to welcome the new Members (MLAs).

Students outside the David Keir Building

MSc Applied Psychology is accepting applications

MSc Applied Psychology | 29 April, 2016

Applications invited for the 2016 entry to the Diploma/MSc in Applied Psychology (Clinical Specialism)

Dr Judith Wylie meeting with representatives from Tung Wah College

Exploring international study options with Tung Wah College

Dr Wylie's Hong Kong Visit | 29 April, 2016

Dr Judith Wylie meets academic staff at Tung Wah College, Hong Kong to discuss international study options