The Department of Psychology’s vibrant research community includes students studying for the following degrees:
- MPhil/PhD in Psychology
- MPhil/PhD in Psychotherapy
- PsychD Counselling Psychology
- PsychD Forensic Psychology
Please see below for details of some of the research student projects currently underway:
Research project: Email communications between organisations from different cultural backgrounds.
Research project: Psychological Well-Being, Romantic Relationship Patterns and Divorce/Marriage Attitudes of Emerging Adults in Cyprus.
Research project: Gesture and silence in social interaction from a conversation analytic perspective.
Research project: Developmental psychology - investigating the acquisition and development of literacy skills in young children as they progress through the first years of primary education.
Research project: A study into the use of social media, and the alcohol industry’s promotional activity to engage with young people.
Research project: Mental health of young people in Cyprus. The influence of family on mental health needs among children and adolescents in community and clinical settings.
Research Project: Researching achievement motivation.
Research project: The therapeutic effects of psychiatric/mental health nursing and how this is promoted in nurse education
Research project: Investigating the properties of mirror neurons.
Research Project: Sexual offending: predictors of recidivism.
Research project: Development of an Intervention program, based on principles of Cognitive-Behavioural-Therapy and Emotion Regulation to reduce levels of Social Anxiety in Children
Research project: “Found in translation: The relationship between mode of learning and subjective experience”.
Research project: 'Constructing the Moral Compass: The Role of Emotions in Moral Orientation.'
Research project: Embodying kinesthetic empathy as an intersubjective phenomenon and clinical intervention – a practice based study combining dance movement psychotherapy, phenomenology and cognitive neuroscience.
Research project: Personal and social factors in taking steps towards a healthier lifestyle (in particular seeking a healthier weight), using Identity Structure Analysis.
Research project: The utility of narrative stems in diagnosing childhood Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: The psychological and physiological pictures.