Research exploring key social issues of our times by understanding the workings of the human mind

Members of the Department of Psychology conduct research that spans the discipline of psychology. Some of the areas we concentrate on are listed below:

Social Psychology

Clinical and Health Psychology

Experimental Psychology





Psychology Research Centre

The Centre for Social Issues Research is based in the Department of Psychology. Members of the Centre are interested in issues such as social support, social inclusion and exclusion, prejudice and discrimination, and their relationship to health and well-being. The aim of the Centre is to promote theoretically informed and methodologically sound innovative social research that addresses contemporary social issues and informs social policy.

Research Colloquia Series

The Department's research colloquia takes place during term time, usually Friday afternoon at 1pm. Speakers include international and national invited guests and UL-based researchers. All students and staff are welcome to attend.