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Research

Research in the Department of Psychology is organized into the Cognition & Neuroscience, Evolution & Social Interaction, and Health & Wellbeing research clusters. We are also home to three associated specialist laboratories: the Brain Performance and Nutrition Research Centre, the Northumbria Sleep Research Lab, and the Psychology and Communication Technologies Lab (PaCTLab). Learn more about each below.



Research Clusters

Specialist Laboratories

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Research at Northumbria

Research is the life blood of a University and at Northumbria University we pride ourselves on research that makes a difference; research that has application and affects people's lives.

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Research Staff Profiles

Our students learn from the best – inspirational academic staff with a genuine passion for their subject, whose teaching is shaped by world-leading and internationally excellent research.

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