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The latest QS World University Rankings sees UNSW Psychology ranked #1 in Australia.

14 March 2017

Psychology at UNSW is now the leading school in Australia for Psychology, according to the 2017 QS World University Rankings.

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International Women's Day: Women in Research

14 March 2017

The UNSW School of Psychology celebrated International Women's Day by featuring some of our leading female researchers. 

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Workshop: Treating Arachnophobia

14 February 2017

UNSW School of Psychology's Dr Sophie Li is running a half-day workshop at the Australian Museum to help arachnophobes overcome their fear of spiders.

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In the Media

Brain Mechanisms In Drug Addiction – New Brain Pathways Revealed

28 November 2016

UNSW researchers have identified new brain pathways linked to addiction and shown that by manipulating them, drug seeking behaviour and motivation for alcohol can be reduced.

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Video

Skills in psychology make a strong and positive contribution to a career.

Meet the Neuropsychology group at UNSW, and find out more about the Moving Ahead Centre of Research Excellence in Brain Recovery and the important work that they do

Interested in Forensic Psychology?  The Master of Psychology (Forensic) program at UNSW is a demanding course that covers coursework, a research thesis and placements in forensic environments.  This video provides a brief overview of the program, its challenges and rewards.

Whiteboard animation based on a podcast interview of Dr Lenny Vartanian, made during the 13th Benjamin Franklin Lafayette Seminar (June 2015, Fréjus-France).

This video presents the effects of external cues and individual self control as means to improve food behavior. The concept of segmentation effect is also developed.

Dr Vartanian's research interests include Psychology of eating and weight, including body image, self-regulation, social influences and weight bias and discrimination. He is working at the University of New South Wales (Australia).

Jesse Hancock, a Psychology PhD student at UNSW, talks about how to control road rage on Channel 10's The Project.

Associate Professor Tom Denson appeared on an SBS Insight episode talking about anger.

This video explores the journeys and experiences of 5 UNSW Science Postgraduate Research Students, all studying different topics and at varied stages of their PhD research.

A snapshot into the world of organisational psychology and what it has to offer.

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