School of Psychology

School of Psychology

The School of Psychology offers excellent facilities and staff which provide quality education and research opportunities. We have extensive computer facilities as well as teaching and research laboratories, all supported by a team of professional technical staff. Our undergraduate program provides a solid foundation in psychological science and can be combined with studies in a range of other disciplines.

Sleep on it
Busting myths and setting the record straight on what happens when we close our eyes

“We’re living in a 24 hour society where people are trying to condense time to be able to do everything that they want to. And the first thing pushed aside in many people’s lives is sleep.”

Read more on ‘Sleep on it’

Why true crime captivates
Why true crime captivates

Whether it’s a car crash, an assault or some of the most grisly murder cases, fascination with true crime fills our news bulletins. The more notorious examples are often adapted into documentaries, books and television series.

Read more about ‘Why true crime captivates’

UOW receives $1.75M to explore next frontier of health and medical research
UOW receives $1.75M to explore next frontier of health and medical research

Researchers to investigate effects of long-term cannabis use, develop drugs to fight hospital superbugs and improve radiotherapy treatments.

Read more about exploring the next frontier of health and medical research

Drug and alcohol expert chosen for special UN General Assembly
Drug and alcohol expert chosen for special UN General Assembly

Psychologist campaigns for worldwide focus on treatment rather than incarceration for drug users.

Read more about Associate Professor Lynne Magor-Blatch's UN speech

Upcoming Colloquium

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

12.30 - 1.30pm in Room 41.104

Illusions of self-motion: what can eye-movements, postural responses and EEG tell us about them?

Associate Professor Stephen Palmisano

School of Psychology, University of Wollongong


Congratulations

Best Lecturer: Dr Peter Leeson

Best Tutor: Brad Parkinson

as voted by students, Spring session 2016


Research Report

Psychology Research Report (PDF)Psychology Research Report 2015 (PDF)

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