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

E-cigarette use

E-cigarette use among adolescents in Northern Ireland


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


COllaborative Network for Training and EXcellence in psychoTraumatology

NI Veterans

Find out more about the Northern Ireland Veterans' Health and Wellbeing Study.

Mathematical achievement in primary school children

Systematic review of the literature

Samaritans’ Helpline Caller Behaviour project

A Data Analytics Approach to Understanding Samaritans’ Helpline Caller Behaviour

UU Student Wellbeing Study

The Ulster University Student Wellbeing Study

Mathematical Achievement

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

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).