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School of Psychology
Hello and welcome to the School of Psychology. At the School, we are proud of our traditions of academic rigour, research innovation and teaching quality. We endeavour to provide a learning experience and environment that our students will find stimulating and thought provoking, and that will give lasting value throughout their lives.
Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) - Latest Assessment
Our research teams get encouragement and support spanning traditional school and faculty boundaries. As a result of this we are proud to be one of only four University Psychology institutions being officially rated as performing "well above world standard" (ERA rating of 5). Neurosciences, another discipline our school strongly focusses on was awarded a rating at this highest level as well (one of only three Universities). Psychology and Neurosciences at the Newcastle University are strong and successful fields of research.
The University of Newcastle has climbed seven places to be ranked 26 in the ‘Top 50 Under 50’ announced today. Find out more…
University of Newcastle researchers have successfully developed a method to freeze frog embryonic cells in a world-first breakthrough that could slow the threat of extinction to hundreds of frog species. Find out more…
Following 13 years with the University of Newcastle, the last four at the helm as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Mike Calford will head south to lead the Illawarra Institute for Health and Medical Research Find out more…