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Psychology Research

Research across three main themes of research in 'Mental health', 'Children, Young People and Schools', 'Health and Ageing'.

Research Centres

Institute of Mental Health Sciences

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

Bamford Centre  

The Bamford Centre for Mental Health and Wellbeing was established in 2011 with the aim of increasing our understanding of mental health through research conducted in Northern Ireland.

Statistics Summer school

Find out more about our 2019 Research Methods and Statistics Summer School.

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Our Research

Research Themes

Research Themes

Learn more about our research themes.

Psychology Research Projects

Current Projects

Find out about our current projects.



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PhD Opportunities

PhD Opportunities  

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

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People within the Psychology Research Institute


Staff, PhD students and visitors.




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.

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