The Department of Psychology offers an active, vibrant and welcoming research culture which we’re inviting you to join. Research in psychology at NTU is thriving with a range of projects having been supported by prestigious external funding bodies such as the ESRC, EPSRC and Leverhulme Trust, as well as by government departments, public sector organisations and stakeholders in the commercial sector.

Find out more about our research and staff in our Department of Psychology annual report.

Psychology is a broad and exciting discipline and Nottingham Trent University has employed a staff group whose research interests reflect that diversity. 

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Psychology at NTU has an established international research reputation and is one of the top risers in the REF 2014 research rankings. The 2014 Assessment also showed:

  • 60% of our research outputs were considered to be internationally excellent or world leading in REF 2014.
  • 100% of our research impact is internationally excellent with 73% described as world leading.
  • Our research impact and output is the highest of any UK psychology department with an equivalent research environment.

Find out more about our 2014 Research Excellence Framework results.

If you want to find out more about our staff research interests and specialist research units or are interested in studying for a PhD in psychology at NTU, more detailed information is provided on the research site.