“I am delighted with the outstanding results for this Unit of Assessment. Our world-leading or internationally excellent research environment illustrates a vibrant research culture enriched by exceptional early career researchers, post-docs and PhD researchers.

I am especially pleased to see that our research makes a real and tangible impact on society. These exceptional results were only possible through the vital contributions of our talented and dedicated academic, research, technical and business support staff – a real team effort!”

Associate Dean R&I Professor Victor Gault

People Involved

“We are delighted with our REF2021 results that endorse Ulster’s vibrant psychology research community, our committed researchers and their tangible impact on society.

Our research environment was rated 100% world-leading or internationally excellent (3/4*), and 100% of our impact was rated as outstanding or very considerable (3/4*).

These outstanding results celebrate the efforts of our hard-working colleagues engaged in research that improves the lives of people both locally and worldwide.”

Professor Victoria Simms & Dr Gavin Breslin

Research Outputs