Psychology at Lancaster
Our department has been consistently rated amongst the top Psychology Departments in the UK and has an international reputation for teaching and scholarship.
85% of departmental research was graded as being of at least international quality in the last RAE.
We're proud of our teaching standards, and the experience our students receive. It is one reason why the employability of our students is high, relative to many other UK courses, and why students express satisfaction with their course.Our Undergraduate courses
Our range of Masters courses caters for graduates who wish to pursue a career in reseach, or a professional career in psychology.
We offer high quality supervision for students doing research degrees, with an outstanding record of nurturing students towards successful completion of their work on time.Postgraduate psychology
Psychology research at Lancaster is grouped in different subject areas - Developmental, Cognitive, Neuroscience, Social, Investigative Expertise.Psychology Research
Security Lancaster and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics held a workshop to form a new collaborative group who will widen the knowledge of cybercrime and start developing innovative approaches to obtaining information on cyber criminals. The workshop included security researchers and statisticians, solicitors specialising in cybercrime, and experts from government agencies.
Thu 16 May 2013
University-based 'Security Lancaster' is to be part of a bid to increase UK-India cyber security research collaborations tackling key issues demanding global cooperation.
Story supplied by LU Press Office
Mon 13 May 2013
Two Lancaster University Psychology graduates talk about their research experience during their Masters degrees, leading to their first publication in a top Developmental journal:
Mon 29 April 2013
Dr Nathan Roger, Swansea University
Thursday 30 May 2013, 1300-1400
The research described in this talk,argues that since September 11th 2001 image warfare has replaced techno-war (first premiered during the 1991 Gulf War) as the primary warfighting model. It suggests that image warfare is a form of warfare in which al-Qaeda currently dominates while the West is still playing catch-up. Consequently there is an urgent need to better understand image warfare, rather than merely revising techno-war strategies, in an attempt to counter the new security challenges...
Wed 17 - Fri 19 July 2013
Lancaster University is hosting the 28th Annual PsyPAG Postgraduate Student Conference this July.
Psychology PhD studentship
A funded PhD studentship, looking at empathy development during the first years of life, is now available in Psychology. For details see the department's funding opportunities page.
Wed 17 April 2013
Lancaster research on BBC Radio
Listen to Lancaster's Dr Katie Alcock on BBC Radio Lancashire, talking about the UK-CDI project to develop a UK-based language development tool: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p013lkf7 (at 1 hour 54 mins)
Thu 31 January 2013