Psychology at Edinburgh
REF 2014: Best in Scotland, 3rd in the UK

Psychology were part of a joint submission for Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience. We are 1st in Scotland and 3rd in the UK, based on volume of world-leading and internationally excellent research. Our research environment is rated as 100% conducive to world-leading research, and 82% of our research is rated as outstanding in terms of its reach and significance.

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This study investigates how people manage and preserve their photos now so that we can develop intelligent and intuitive solutions for the future.
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  3. Dementia Research

  4. CCACE


PPLS research rated as world-leading

18 Dec 2014

PPLS research has been rated world leading...

ESRC Studentships available

5 Dec 2014

Funded by the Economic & Social Research Council...

Undergraduate Awards: Psychology

2 Dec 2014

Ewan Keith was highly commended...

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Athena Swan Bronze award


PPLS Students Welcome Lunch

13 Jan 2015 13:10 – 15:00

Undergraduate New Visiting PPLS Students Welcome Lunch

An informal lunch where new students...

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

21 Jan 2015 16:30 – 18:00

Presenter: Joanna Bryson (University of Bath)
Title: "TBA"

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

4 Feb 2015 16:30 – 18:00

Presenter: David Carmel (University of Edinburgh)
Title: "TBA"

Psychology Seminar

10 Feb 2015 17:15 – 18:15

Title: TBA
Speaker: Emanuelle Peters (King's College London)

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

25 Feb 2015 16:30 – 18:00

Presenter: Keith Wilson (University of Glasgow)
Title: "TBA"

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