School of Psychology

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WelcomeKirsty Miller to the School of Psychology

Psychology at Lincoln is ranked in the top 20 overall for student satisfaction according to the National Student Survey 2020. We are a vibrant multi-cultural community of staff and students, with consistently excellent ratings from students and a strong research profile. We are proud to hold the Athena SWAN Silver Award, recognising our commitment to the advancement of gender equality in academia. We embrace diversity, champion equality and are proactive in making our School an inclusive environment for all.

Student Engagement is at the heart of our approach to teaching and learning, and we focus on creating a community of psychologists which includes our undergraduate and postgraduate students, academics from lecturers to professors, and our professional service teams. We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes, with opportunities for students to enhance their experience and employability both within and outside of the curriculum. 

We have an international reputation for fundamental and applied psychological research with excellent facilities to support our work. We foster strong links with public, private and charitable sector organisations, and embed public engagement throughout our practice. A thriving population of postgraduate research students enhances our community, and there are opportunities for full- and part-time funded studentships. 

I hope you enjoy reading about what we do, and what we offer, and we look forward to meeting you.

Dr. Kirsty MillerHead of the School of Psychology

Summer Scientist

Summer Scientist is a morning or afternoon of free fun activities aimed at children between 3 to 10 years old. The event takes place in the Sarah Swift Building, situated on the Brayford Pool Campus of the University. A team of trained student volunteers, researchers and academics play games with children in the Fun-Zone and ask them to take part in research studies which we call research ‘games’. These research ‘games’ are fun activities for children to enjoy, but they also allow experts at the university to learn about how children develop.

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