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Rob Hester

Head of School Welcome

Welcome to the School of Psychological Sciences at The University of Melbourne. Located in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, we are consistently recognised as one of the finest in the world.

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Our People

Links to the profiles of our current professional, honorary staff and academic staff.

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University Melbourne Psychology Clinic

The University of Melbourne’s Psychology Clinic is a teaching clinic that provides low-cost, high quality clinical services to adults 17 years and over living in Melbourne. The Clinic is a component of the University's professional training program in Psychology and has been running since the 1970's. Postgraduate students working towards their clinical degrees (Master of Clinical Psychology, or Master of Clinical Psychology/PhD) see adult patients under the supervision of The University of Melbourne’s faculty members who senior clinicians and registered clinical psychologists.

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Our History

Psychology at the University of Melbourne has a long and distinguished history since the founding of the Department of Psychology in 1946. In the following 70 years the School has grown to become an internationally recognised research leader across many fields including cognitive psychology and behavioural neuroscience, social and developmental psychology, clinical psychology and clinical neuropsychology, and quantitative psychology.


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View our publications to learn about our teaching and research initiatives.

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