Welcome to Psychology
The Department of Psychology offers a balanced and comprehensive set of courses covering the major aspects of the subject. We also offer excellent opportunities to undertake work in experimental psychology and we have nationally and internationally recognised graduate applied programmes in Clinical Psychology and in Industrial and Organisational Psychology, leading to professional registration.
- The Psychology Centre
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| Charlotte Grimshaw, studying towards a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Quakes impact on couples investigated (9 May 2013)
A University of Canterbury researcher is investigating how Canterbury couples' relationship satisfaction was impacted by the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.
UC research involves large study on depression (30 April 2013)
A University of Canterbury researcher is undertaking a large study testing the effects of probiotics on people suffering depression.
Pre-term babies at risk of neurocognitive delay (24 April 2013)
Findings of a University of Canterbury research project show children born very pre-term are at high risk of cognitive delay and impairment.
PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT SEMINARS
DATE/TIME: Monday 27th MAY, 1.00-1.50pm
VENUE: ROOM E11 - Engineering Block
Dr Alison Davey-Gray and Dr Mairin Taylor - successful UoC Psychology Dept PhD students - “Early Social Communication Skills in Toddlers Pre-Natally Exposed to Methadone” (flyer - pdf, 269KB)
Canterbury Child Development Research Group
Pre-term babies risk intellectual difficulties (The New Zealand Herald, 24 April 2013)
William 'Deak' Helton's research
UC Researcher to test distraction
The Press 16/1/13
Researcher to reduce error in high risk environments
UC Communications 16/1/13
"Earthquakes in Mind: The Psychological Impacts of Earthquakes"
UC Public lecture
College of Science Research and Innovation Awards:
Many congratulations to members of the Psychology Department in achieving the Research Team Award. They are Associate Professor Neville Blampied, Associate Professor Martin Dorahy, Associate Professor Deak Helton, Professor Simon Kemp, Dr Roeline Kuijer and Associate Professor Julia Rucklidge.
Fulbright - Ministry of Science & Innovation Graduate Award - many congratulations to Emma Marshall, Psychology PhD student, on recently being awarded a Fulbright Award.
Effects of the September 4, 2010 earthquake on second semester academic grades at the University of Canterbury - Professor Simon Kemp (pdf, 42KB, Jan 11)