The Centre for Research in Psychology offers a thriving, supportive and friendly research environment.We have 15 members of staff organised into three research groupings:
We focus on internationally recognised research with a ‘real world’ impact on health, well-being, policy and practice.
We produce research that is internationally recognised, the results of which have real world impact for practitioners and service users.We aim to:
Our reputation for internationally recognised publications is growing rapidly. In RAE 2008, 92% of our publications were rated at the international level, giving us a ranking of 24th nationally, and fourth out of the post-92 institutions.
We have three dynamic research groupings, each boasting a range of strong links with practitioners and service users. For example:
Our research environment is thriving, supportive, and friendly with a growing community of PhD students who actively contribute to all levels of departmental life. We use an innovative combination of qualitative and quantitative methodologies and have a genuinely collegiate atmosphere which encourages staff to work across discipline boundaries.
We are committed to increasing the impact of our research in the wider community to realise potential benefits in health, well-being, policy and practice.
The Department of Psychology at London South Bank University offers exciting opportunities for postgraduate research and taught postgraduate degrees for awards of MPhil/PhD (by research) or MSc. You can study part time or full time in a range of areas within psychology, with academic staff who have direct expertise. Come and be part of a growing and exciting research culture where postgraduate students are encouraged to fulfil their potential through the provision of outstanding guidance and support.
If you are interested in exploring PhD opportunities in the Department of Psychology, please email Professor Lucy Henry at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Masters courses we offer relate directly to our research groupings. Find out more about Masters programmes and taught courses.
The Centre for Research in Psychology invites applications for two full time PhD studentships, commencing end of April 2013, in one or more of the following areas of core expertise: Psychological Applications in Culture and Society (e.g. Addictive Behaviours, Mental Health, Group Processes); Developmental Disorders or Investigative Forensic Psychology.
Awards are offered for three years and cover tuition fees at the UK/EU rate plus a maintenance grant of £15,000 and a research support grant of £500.
To apply, please complete an application form and submit it with the required enclosures, including references. The 1000-word research proposal should comprise a working title, aims, rationale with reference to relevant literature, and proposed methods for conducting the research. For details of the studentship award see Terms and Conditions of the Award.
For further information on applying please download our ISSR Graduate School Leaflet (PDF 166kb).
The closing date for applications has been extended to Friday 22 March 2013 and interviews will take place during the week commencing Monday 15th April 2013.
Please quote reference ISSR/S2/12-13/PSY on the application form.
Professor Lucy Henry
Head of Centre for Research in Psychology
Tel: 020 7815 5715