School of Psychology


Our innovative teaching methods and high-tech learning environment create a unique experience for our students.

Our research environment

Our research is supported by state of the art laboratories and equipment which include: a social interaction and social signal processing laboratory, complete with humanoid robot; a child friendly developmental laboratory for research with children; 128 channel EEG systems; a VR system and whole body motion capture suite – the Movement Innovation Laboratory; a variety of eye movement tracking systems; transmagnetic stimulation; and a comprehensive test collection. A mobile testing laboratory brings the ‘lab’ to Schools and promotes our research programme studying children.

For more information relating to PG Research within the School of Psychology, visit our PG Research Study pages.

Our facilities


Movement Innovation Lab

A truly multifunctional space

Our Movement Innovation Lab opened in Autumn 2012 and is situated within the Physical Education Centre (PEC). It aims to make use of our expertise and state of the art technology to understand and improve performance.

Movement Innovation Lab


Child Development Lab

A child friendly environment

Our Child Development Lab within the David Keir Building provides a purpose-built flexible space for testing children of all ages. The space is child friendly, and there is a separate waiting area for parents with children’s toilets and babychanging facilities.

Child Development Lab

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Athena SWAN

Promoting equality in the sciences

The School has been awarded the prestigious Athena SWAN Gold award in recognition of its work to support women in science.

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