Postgraduate research opportunities

Postgraduate research

Postgraduate research

95% of our Psychology and Neuroscience research has been evaluated as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ in the latest Research Excellence Framework [2021].

MSc and PhD opportunities include:

  • Non-invasive multimodal brain imaging using fMRI
  • Sensory and cognitive processing using MEG/EEG
  • Functions of brain oscillations
  • Neuromodulation via TMS
  • Brainstem circuits in pain; spinal cord injury
  • Schizophrenia
  • Autism
  • Stroke (experimental; preclinical and clinical)
  • Translational neuroscience
  • Laminar cortical circuits in animals and humans
  • Cortical circuits mediating perception and memory
  • Circadian rhythms
  • Visual perception and cognition
  • Social signal processing (emotion, kinship)
  • Language production and comprehension
  • Health behaviour (eating, stress)
  • Virtual agents and social robotics
  • Statistical and scientific methodology.

You may want to identify and contact a potential supervisor to discuss your research proposal before you apply.

Please contact a potential supervisor before applying.