Our research impact

Animal behaviour research creating practical impact

By generating insights into how different animals learn and interact, our research is informing the preservation and farming of bees, cows flamingos, pheasants and killer whales. 

Find out more

Discovering the glass cliff

Researchers in Psychology uncovered the "glass cliff" - a subtle form of gender discrimination in the workplace. The research identified that women tend to occupy more precarious leadership positions than their male counterparts.

Find out more

Improving treatments for depression

Research at the Mood Disorders Centre has led directly to innovations in treatment that address key priorities in treating mood disorders, such as tackling treatment-resistant depression, preventing relapse and increasing access.

Find out more

Traumatic brain injury: a silent epidemic fuelling social violence

Innovative research has exposed the link between head injuries and its association with repeat offending among young offenders. This has directly led to new management and assessment procedures in the UK prison system.

Find out more