Applied Psychological Research undertakes internationally leading research that reaches across disciplinary boundaries to create real public benefit. We attract a strong and broad range of graduate research students. Our research is carried out under three broad themes: Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience; Criminal, Forensic and Investigative Psychology; and Health and Wellbeing.

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Developmental Psychology, Educational Psychology

& Individual Differences

Research under this theme focuses on a variety of experimental, qualitative and critical psychological approaches to developmental psychology, educational psychology and individual differences research.

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Environmental and Geographical Psychology

Researchers within this strand undertake a range of experimental, qualitative and critical psychological research with specific public benefit, impact and engagement outcomes.

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Further Links

Forensic Psychology

Applied Criminology and Policing Centre https://research.hud.ac.uk/institutes-centres/centres/appliedcriminologyandpolicingcentre/

Secure Societies Institute https://research.hud.ac.uk/institutes-centres/ssi/


Health Psychology

Applied Research in Health https://research.hud.ac.uk/institutes-centres/carh/


Developmental Psychology

Just Futures https://research.hud.ac.uk/institutes-centres/cacs/