In the news : School of Psychology

Read the latest news from the School of Psychology at Ulster University.


Ulster graduate already making a difference to stroke survivors in NI

Ulster graduate already making a difference to stroke survivors in NI

1 July 2019

Improving mathematical achievement in primary school-aged children

Improving mathematical achievement in primary school-aged children

6 June 2019

New resources developed to improve educational support for children born preterm

A new e-learning resource informs teachers how to support the learning and development of their pupils who were born preterm.

23 May 2019

Research finds that childhood adversity and trauma in Northern Ireland has lasting impact on mental health

Research finds that childhood adversity and trauma in Northern Ireland has lasting impact on mental health

30 April 2019

€8.84m investment in health research trials to benefit people’s health and wellbeing

€8.8m investment in health research trials to benefit people’s health and wellbeing

1 April 2019

World’s largest study of anxiety and depression seeks to understand the genetic links to mental health issues

World’s largest study of anxiety and depression seeks to understand the genetic links to mental health issues

25 February 2019

Abu Dhabi emergency services visit Ulster University

A senior delegation from the Abu Dhabi emergency services recently visited Ulster University to discuss co-operation in the areas of emergency trauma, working in emergency settings, major incident and search and rescue.

14 November 2018

Ulster University joins with Sport NI and the PHA in commitment to Wellbeing in Sport

Ulster University joins with Sport NI and the PHA in commitment to Wellbeing in Sport

16 October 2018

Ulster University helps primary school pupils to understand their emotions and build resilience on World Mental Health Day

Ulster University helps primary school pupils to understand their emotions and build resilience on World Mental Health Day

10 October 2018

Ulster University Professor calls for action to support those in suicidal pain

Ulster University Professor calls for action to support those in suicidal pain

10 September 2018

Professor Melanie Giles named a 2018 National Teaching Fellow

Professor Melanie Giles, Head of School of Psychology at Ulster University, has been named as a 2018 National Teaching Fellow.

30 August 2018

Ulster University study reveals differing views on Veterans’ Centre in Northern Ireland

Ulster University study reveals differing views on Veterans’ Centre in Northern Ireland

22 June 2018

Ulster University study shows majority of people in NI respect the Armed Forces

Ulster University study shows majority of people in NI respect the Armed Forces

13 June 2018

HRH The Prince of Wales joins Ulster University to celebrate 50 years of the Coleraine Campus

HRH The Prince of Wales joins Ulster University to celebrate 50 years of the Coleraine Campus

14 June 2018

Ulster University hosts Three Minute Thesis competition

Ulster University hosts Three Minute Thesis competition

8 June 2018

Research finds high levels of mental ill health in the creative industries in NI

Research finds high levels of mental ill health in the creative industries in NI

23 March 2018

Ulster University student wellbeing study highlights prevalence of mental health issues among young people

Ulster University student wellbeing study highlights prevalence of mental health issues among young people

1 February 2018

Ulster University Research Calls for Increased Support for NI Veterans

Ulster University Research Calls for Increased Support for NI Veterans

6 December 2017

Ulster University drives forward its world leading mental health research with launch of new £5m multidisciplinary institute

Ulster University drives forward its world leading mental health research with launch of new £5m multidisciplinary institute

16 November 2017

Ulster University research calls for better support for Northern Ireland veterans

Dr Cherie Armour Northern Ireland Veterans Health and Wellbeing Study

23 June 2017

Ulster University research reveals folic acid enhances children’s psychological development

Ulster University scientists have discovered taking folic acid supplements throughout pregnancy enhances psychological development in children.

5 May 2017

Northern Ireland: Post Brexit

Ulster University, in partnership with CBI, IoD, Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Queen's University, has published an open letter seeking clarity from the Prime Minister on how Northern Ireland will be represented in the

29 March 2017

Ulster University rolls out pioneering sport-based mental health programme

Ulster University rolls out pioneering sport-based mental health programme

23 March 2017

Ulster University wins landmark €23 million of EU cross-border funding for research and innovation

Ulster University has won €23 million of highly competitive European funding via the EU’s INTERREG VA programme

5 January 2017

Ulster University seeks GMC accreditation for Medical School proposal

Ulster University has taken another step forward in its commitment to developing a medical school in the North West, by submitting an application for accreditation to the General Medical Council (GMC).

21 December 2016

Ulster University researchers support drive for respectful relationships

Ulster University researchers support drive for respectful relationships

25 November 2016

Ulster University secures €1 million for trauma-exposed European populations research

Ulster University Secures €1 Million for Trauma-Exposed European Populations Research

24 May 2016