Our research 

Our School of Psychology is one of the strongest and most active psychology departments in the UK.

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Psychology at Birmingham is ranked 5th in the UK for its world-leading (4*) research, making it one of the best stand-alone Psychology schools in the country.  

Excellent research opportunities are provided by our links with local hospitals and clinics, local schools and nurseries, other University departments, industrial companies and departments of local and national government, both in this country and overseas.

The School currently has a live research grant portfolio of £14.1m generating an annual income of around £3.8m.

Research themes

Research centres

As part of our research activity we host four specialist research centres:


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