The School of Psychology has established excellent research partnerships with a range of local, national and international organisations. For example:
Members of the School have worked with several different Local Authorities (including Brighton & Hove, Derby, Bridgend, Camden, and Warwickshire) and with the Department for Children, Schools, and Families, to promote emotional well-being and positive social relationships in schools.
Emergency services/resilience agencies
There is ongoing collaborative work with the police and other agencies to study crowd behaviour and collective resilience in disasters and major incidents. This includes the running of training courses for relevant professional groups.
The School of Psychology has a number of teaching and research links with the Sussex NHS Partnership Trust including a partnership agreement to deliver the MSc Foundations of Clinical Psychology & Mental Health, and for joint funding of a Clinical Research Fellow and for two clinically-related graduate D.Phil. places.
Members of the School’s Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Group have active and long-standing links with partners in the food and pharmaceutical industry to develop research on appetitive and addictive behaviours