Psychology Research Projects

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


Take a look below to find out more information about our current projects.

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Health and wellbeing feasibility study

This research project will test the feasibility of including young people experiencing intellectual disability in health and wellbeing research

Home Environments supporting Learning Mathematics research project

This project aims to understand the Home Mathematics Environment (HME) and its impact on early mathematical development in low-to-middle income countries (i.e. Cuba and Mexico).

Evaluating the use of Community Treatment Orders in England

Evaluating the effects of Community Treatment Orders (CTOs) in England.

E-cigarette use among Northern Irish young people (11-16 yrs)

E-cigarette use among adolescents in Northern Ireland

EpiFASSTT

This project investigates the effects of maternal folate status during pregnancy.

CONTEXT: COllaborative Network for Training and EXcellence in psychoTraumatology

COllaborative Network for Training and EXcellence in psychoTraumatology

A Data Analytics Approach to Understanding Samaritans’ Helpline Caller Behaviour

A Data Analytics Approach to Understanding Samaritans’ Helpline Caller Behaviour

The Ulster University Student Wellbeing Study

This longitudinal project aims to examine and monitor risk and protective factors for mental health problems and wellbeing in the student population at Ulster University.

Mathematical Achievement in Primary School Children

Mathematical achievement is important for children’s future educational success, employment opportunities and health outcomes.

The Care Pathways and Outcomes Study

The Care Pathways and Outcomes is a longitudinal study that has been following all 374 children who were under five years old and in care in Northern Ireland on 31st March 2000.

Student Psychological Intervention Trial (SPIT)

Conducted at Ulster University (UU) and Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) as part of the WHO World Mental Health International College Student Initiative, funded by Cross-border Healthcare Intervention Trials in Ireland Network (CHITIN).

Learning Disability Data & Northern Ireland

Enhancing the visibility of learning disability in NI via administrative data research