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New Department of Psychology formed in Cambridge
The Department of Psychology came into being on the 1st August 2012, with the merger of the former Department of Experimental Psychology with Social and Developmental Psychology and the Centre for Family Research. Located on two sites in central Cambridge, the Department is part of the in the University of Cambridge. Professor Trevor Robbins is the head of the Department of Psychology.
The Department's carry out leading-edge psychological and neuroscientific research of world-class standard. The Department is placed second in the , and was ranked as the leading psychology department in the UK in Unit of Assessment 44 at the last Research Assessment Exercise, conducted by the .
Inspirational teaching, for which the Department is celebrated, is delivered by , the Department scored 24/24. of international standing; many of its past students have gone on to prominent positions in psychology and related fields throughout the world. In its most recent Teaching Quality Assessment, conducted by the
Posted on Thursday 2 August, 2012
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