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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  2. Edinburgh Neuroscience

  3. Student Journal: THINK.

  4. CCACE

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Language learning boosts mental agility

28 Apr 2016

Short-term language learning aids mental agility...

The Science of Shakespeare

25 Apr 2016

Dr Caroline Watt has contributed to this week’s Guardian Science Weekly podcast...

Forward Thinking Blog: Aidan McGlynn

15 Apr 2016

The PPLS 10 minute podcast series continues with Aidan McGlynn...

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Athena Swan Bronze award


Cognitive Ageing Journal Club

2 May 2016 12:30 – 13:30

Reading: "The Genetics of Success: How SNPs Associated with Educational Attainment Relate to...

CCACE seminar

10 May 2016 17:00 – 18:00

Title: "Defining the genetic architecture of Alzheimer's Disease"
Speaker: Prof Julie Williams...

Individual Differences Journal Club

13 May 2016 17:00 – 18:00

Topic: Open Science as response to the replication crisis in the scientific world

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