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.

  1. Why study Psychology?

  2. Edinburgh Neuroscience

  3. Koestler Parapsychology Unit

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  4. CCACE

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Online Psychology Study of the Day

Showcasing an ongoing online study every day.

Personality and Interpersonal Relationships
This project examines people's ways of interacting with close friends and how this is related to personality and emotional disposition.


Teaching Fellow in Social Psychology

25 May 2015

We are seeking an outstanding candidate for a Teaching Fellowship...

Koestler Parapsychology Unit in New Scientist

26 Apr 2015

New Scientist interviews Dr Caroline Watt...

Our genes and quick thinking skills

21 Apr 2015

Scientists have discovered a link between our genes and quick thinking...

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Athena Swan Bronze award


PsychStats: Quantitative Methods

2 Jun 2015 10:30 – 13:00

Title: New Developments in Network Psychometrics
Speaker: Sacha Epskamp (Psychological Methods,...

CCACE seminar

3 Jun 2015 14:30 – 15:30

Title: "Understanding the development of obesity"
Speaker: Thorkild IA Sørensen (University of...

PURE Drop-In Session (DSB)

18 Jun 2015 13:00 – 14:00

For all PPLS academics and research staff.

If you have any PURE-related questions you need...

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

1 Jul 2015 16:30 – 18:00

Presenter: Carrie Figdor (Associate Professor, University of Iowa)
Title: "Psychological concepts...

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