Centre for Applied Psychology

The Centre for Applied Psychological research (CAPr) houses distinct yet intertwined research areas.

CAPr support high quality research in both established psychological domains as well as burgeoning areas that transcend traditional disciplinary constraints. The research centre is divided into six research groups:

  1. Cognitive, Developmental and Disorders Research
  2. Forensic Psychology Research
  3. Individual, Society and Health Research
If you would like more information on our research centres, click the links below to be taken to our Social Sciences website.

Individuals, Society and
Health Research

Our mission is to promote excellence in applied psychology research on health and social aspects of individuals, groups, and organisations.
Individuals, Society and Health Research >>

Cognition, Development and
Disorders Research

The group investigates normal and abnormal brain processes across the lifespan and to inform evidence-based practice and policy.
Cognition, Development and Disorders >>

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Forensic Psychology Research

The group seeks to conduct work that enhances our understanding of why people commit crime and that contributes to the successful functioning of the criminal justice system.
Forensic Psychology Research >>

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Postgraduate Research

The Department of Psychology, in the School of Social Sciences at Birmingham City University can offer self-funded PhD supervision in a broad range of areas.
Postgraduate Research >>