School of Psychology News & events

Turn an ear to hear

21 December 2016

A simple head turn can vastly improve understanding of speech in noisy environments

Developing low-cost cognitive tools for dementia assessment

16 December 2016

Cardiff University receives half a million pounds in first phase of global health programme

Sir Henry Wellcome Fellowship

08 December 2016

Dr James Kolasinski awarded Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship

Celebrating Excellence Awards 2016

08 December 2016

Congratulations to Psychology Professional Services Team and to CUBRIC Brain Games Team on their awards.

PSYCH band ‘Miller56’ performed at the Innovate Trust party

07 December 2016

The annual Christmas party event was organised in partnership with the Student Volunteering Cardiff, with support of volunteers from Cardiff University.

Safe and reliable water access

25 November 2016

Illustrating infertility experiences of black and minority ethnic women.

Thorns and Flowers

07 November 2016

Illustrating infertility experiences of black and minority ethnic women.

Athena SWAN awards

17 October 2016

College of Biomedical and Life Sciences scoops two prestigious equality awards.

Prof John Pearce awarded Gantt Medal

29 September 2016

Professor John Pearce was awarded the Gantt Medal at the 2016 Pavlovian Society Meeting in Jersey City.  The award recognises individuals who have made distinguished contributions in the field of psychology, physiology, behavioural neuroscience, psychophysiology, mental health or medicine.  

English shoppers ditch the carrier bag

29 September 2016

New study shows significant change in attitudes and behaviours of shoppers since the introduction of English carrier bag charge one year ago.

The Current Migration Crisis in Europe

24 August 2016

Timely symposium addresses Europe’s refugee crisis in UK context.

The Queen opens Brain Research Imaging Centre

07 June 2016

Royal party given tour of £44m facility that is unique in Europe.


15 July 2016

The school Graduation took place in the Tower Building, Park Place on 15th July 2016.

Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton wins Best Paper Award

02 June 2016

Cardiff University research in collaboration with the Chief Fire Officers Association wins the 2015 Raymond Nickerson Best Paper Award for the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.  The prize recognises an article as having the potential for enduring impact in the area of applied experimental psychology. [DOI]

HM Queen visit marks start of ‘Summer of Innovation’

01 June 2016

The Queen’s visit on 7 June will herald a Summer of Innovation, showcasing the best of Cardiff University’s ground-breaking research.

Obituary – Mohamad Irwan Ahmad

31 May 2016

It is with great sorrow that we are reporting the death from leukaemia of Irwan Ahmad, one of our first year post-graduate students.

Her Majesty The Queen to open £44m Brain Research Imaging Centre

06 May 2016

New Centre houses combination of brain imaging equipment that is unique in Europe

CUBRIC House-warming Party

22 April 2016

Photographs of the house-warming party held at CUBRIC

PhD specific funded projects available

15 February 2016

Some projects have already been awarded funding from various sources. Apply now! Deadline 16th March.

Transparency in research

14 January 2016

New initiative to revolutionise scientific research through openness