The University of Melbourne is a globally engaged, comprehensive, research-intensive university uniquely positioned to respond to the major social, economic and environmental challenges of our time.
- Our Research Themes
The Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences research is encompassed within several broad Research Themes. This multidisciplinary approach aims to increase the opportunities for researchers to collaborate on projects that span common themes.
- Academic Staff List
Links to the profiles of our academic staff, grouped by academic title..
- Graduate Research
We are passionate about the training and mentoring of the next generation of scientists. A range of research degrees are offered at Master and Doctorate level.
- Research Experience Program
Each semester first year psychology students are required to accumulate 3 hours of participation in research projects through the School Research Experience Program that is managed via Sona Systems.
- Reimbursement Participant Program
The School also maintains a separate Sona Systems account for the management of paid research participants.
All applications for research ethics approval must be reviewed and approved by the School's Human Ethics Advsory Group (HEAG) in the first instance. Depending on the nature of the research project and the type of application required for submission, some applications must also be considered by the University's Human Ethics Advisory Committee (HESC) before being granted final approval.
View a list of our current Honorary Staff.
A research internship involves working as an assistant in a psychology laboratory. Internships come in all shapes and sizes.
Research in the Faculty
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences is Australia's largest biomedical research faculty. We employ more than 1500 academic staff, 4000 honorary staff and 1500 graduate researchers undertaking world class research across a wide range of health and social issues in a diverse range of research settings. Researchers are located at key sites across Victoria, with more conducting research around the world. These renowned experts from every field can be found in labs, hospitals, affiliated research institutes and all across the wider community.Information and support tools for Faculty staff are available on the Faculty intranet.