Research Centres

Institute of Mental Health Sciences

Ulster University’s Institute of Mental Health Sciences (IMHS) is an exciting new multidisciplinary institute that will provide a holistic biopsychosocial approach to mental health research.

Bamford Centre

Established in 2011, the Centre aims to increase our understanding of mental health through research conducted in Northern Ireland.

Statistics Summer school

Find out more about our 2020 Research Methods and Statistics Summer School.

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Our Research

Research Themes

World-leading research under the three broad themes of Mental Heath, Children, Young People and Schools and Health and Ageing.

Research Infrastructure

The School of Psychology infrastructure has developed state-of-the-art research laboratories.

Research Ethics

The School of Psychology Research Ethics Filter Committee meets on a monthly basis during the academic year.

Psychology Research Projects

Read about our current psychology research projects and the impact they are making.


Our research is published in books, journal articles and reports.

PhD Opportunities

All psychology related PhD opportunities are available from our Research Graduate School page.

Contact our Psychology research staff.

Get in touch if you want to find out more about our Psychology research.

People within the Psychology Research

Meet the staff behind our Psychology research.

School of Psychology

Offering flexible and interesting courses, we work in partnership with our students to ensure that our courses benefit our students to the fullest.

About the Psychology Research Insititute

School of Psychology staff conduct multidisciplinary research under the themes of: (1) Mental Health; (2) Children, young people and schools; and (3) Health and aging


Job Vacancy

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Teaching Fellow Job Vacancy

4 November 2020

The School of Psychology at Ulster has a new vacancy for a Teaching Fellow in Psychology (fixed-term for three years).

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A Review of Mental Health Policies in Northern Ireland

21 August 2019

The UU policy review, being launched in conjunction with Action Mental Health, is a call to action for a ten year mental health strategy in Northern Ireland – the only UK region without one. It comes in the face of rising suicide rates and a system delivered in a fragmented and piecemeal manner.

Read full article about A Review of Mental Health Policies in Northern Ireland