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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Sir Godfrey Thomson Exhibition

3 Aug 2016

Pioneering educational psychologist brought to life...

Forward Thinking Blog: Dr Guy Fletcher

25 Jul 2016

New Forward Thinking Podcast now available...

Mr Scott meets his brain!

8 Jul 2016

The National Museum of Scotland re-opened their science galleries...

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Athena Swan Bronze award


CCACE 9th Annual Research Day

6 Sep 2016 12:00 – 18:00

The Centre of Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology invites you to the 9th CCACE Annual...

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

28 Sep 2016 17:00 – 18:30

Presenter: Kathy Puddifoot (University of Birmingham)
Title: "TBA"

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

12 Oct 2016 17:00 – 18:30

Presenter: Josh Shepherd (University of Oxford)
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PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

26 Oct 2016 17:00 – 18:30

Presenter: Ellen Fridland (King's College London)
Title: "TBA"

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