The School of Psychology’s work in this area has a distinguished history and the School has a world-class reputation for its contribution to the development of these psychological approaches. This research ranges from sexualities and relationships, health and illness, sexual violence, memory, suggestibility and intersections between psychology and law, to masculinities, femininities, and the discursive construction of identities, digital lives and alternative structures of intimate life in diverse contexts.
A principal interest concerns theoretical and methodological innovation to shape distinct transdisciplinary psychosocial approaches.
Other significant areas of work address questions of ethnicity, racism and nationalism, and migration and citizenship. There is a strong track record of externally funded research and active links with colleagues across the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences which offers an institutional context for collaborative research activity and support.
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PhD or MPhil
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Minimum 2:1 (or equivalent) We normally expect applicants to have an appropriate masters degree, or some evidence of substantial experience in doing independent research at postgraduate level A recognised MSc (Research Methods) is required for Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) studentships.