We pride ourselves on the interdisciplinary nature of our research. Our aim is to conduct research with action and impact in mind.

Watch the short video below to find out more about our research group.

Research themes

We deliver applied research around the four themes below. Find out more about the research themes and view the research theme videos by clicking on the respective weblinks:

In addition, we have specialists in applied professional areas such as counselling, health, occupational, sport psychology and music therapy.


Funding for our research is vital. Our funders include:

Psychological Sciences Research Group (PSRG)

The PSRG conducts applied research that has a positive influence on people and places; at home, in the workplace, and in the wider social environment.

Research centres and groups

Browse UWE Bristol's portfolio of research areas, expertise, staff and publications.