Teaching in psychology

Academic staff

School of Natural Sciences and Psychology

Learn from the experts

Meet some of the people working and teaching within the School of Natural Sciences and Psychology.

Our staff's areas of interests include forensics and anthropology, zoology, genetics, neurobiology, animal behaviour, conservation, geography, neuroscience and psychology.

Researchers in the Research Centre in Evolutionary Anthropology and Palaeoecology have an international reputation for exciting discoveries and the application of novel research techniques in the Old and New World.

Staff in the Research Centre for Brain and Behaviour carry out high quality research in a range of areas such as developmental psychology, human factors, cognition, health psychology, consciousness and substance abuse.

Many staff are engaged in collaborative work with a range of environmental, wildlife, conservation and health organisations. We have strong links with the World Wildlife Fund, UNEP, Chester Zoo, The Poulton Project, the NHS, WHO and with a number of local and national environmental organisations including Natural England, local authorities, the Mersey Forest and the Wildlife Trusts.

Find out about the type of research we are conducting in these subject areas.


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Primate specialists

The School of Natural Sciences and Psychology has six academics who are specialists in primatology which is rare in most universities. Their broad range of expertise includes primate behaviour, ecology, evolution and conservation. Find out more about the Primatology Research Group or visit the staff profiles from the links below.


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The integration is fantastic; everyone is brought together with small tutorial groups and sessions. I never felt intimidated. The teaching is absolutely outstanding. The tutors are interested, they care, and they want you to succeed.

Aisling Keyes Graduate of BSc Applied Psychology - An inspirational student, Aisling continued to work hard despite suffering from illness during her second year. She plans to continue her studies at LJMU with the MSc in Health Psychology.