We provide one of the most immersive and exciting opportunities to study psychology through collaborating with our researchers. Our Research Experience Scheme (RES) is designed to help you become more familiar with the process of academic research by working one-on-one with a psychologist as their research assistant.
Throughout the year, academics advertise for undergraduate and Masters students to get hands-on with a research project, whether it’s helping plan experiments, recruiting and testing participants, or analysing data.
You will gain a deeper insight into how real-world research is conducted from initial ideas and the details of carrying out research, to the conclusions that you might be able to draw about human experience. The research scheme might inspire your Masters project, and help you decide whether to pursue research as a future career.
And even if you know research isn’t for you, then it will help build your experience, skills, and confidence in project management and collaborative working. Your supervisor will also be ideally placed to provide you with a personalised reference when applying for jobs.