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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Lives without imagery

28 Aug 2015

BBC News covers research on congenital aphantasia...

Unbelievable: The Science of the Paranormal

29 Jul 2015

A rare opportunity to explore paranormal mysteries hands-on...

The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas

29 Jul 2015

Academics return to the Fringe to debate and discuss...

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Athena Swan Bronze award


PPLS Postgraduate Induction - Psychology

14 Sep 2015 10:00 – 12:00

Confirmation of Attendance and Meet with Postgraduate Office for Psychology Students.


PPLS Postgraduate Induction - School Welcome

16 Sep 2015 17:00 – 18:00

PPLS School Welcome Event.

Language at Edinburgh Welcome Reception

17 Sep 2015 16:00 – 18:00

Language at Edinburgh is holding its annual welcome reception for new postgraduate students...

23rd PPLS Interdisciplinary Seminar

18 Sep 2015 16:00 – 18:00

"The mind as goal satisfaction engine"
Professor David Danks (Carnegie-Mellon...

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