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Research

Funders of Current and Recent Research

We gratefully acknowledge support for our research from the following sources:

  • British Academy
  • British Council
  • Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
  • The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation
  • The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
  • Williams Syndrome Foundation
  • EU Commission: Directorate-General Justice
  • The Education, Children's and Cultural Services Directorate (ECCD) of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
  • Southampton and South West Hampshire Health Authority
  • The Gatsby Charitable Trust
  • Turners Court Youth Trust
  • The Bailey Thomas Trust
  • Levelhulme Trust
  • The Children's Fund
  • Surrey County Council
  • Department for Innovations, Universities and Skills
  • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
  • National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia (NHMRC)
  • Society for Research in Child Development
  • Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

Research Environment

The Centre's research activities take place in impressive, state-of-the-art research facilities including psychophysiological, cognitive, food and social/developmental laboratories. There are facilities for using EEG and eye tracking equipment amongst others. For field research there is a range of ambulatory testing equipment and a comprehensive psychological test library. Our research students are an integral part of and play a vital role in the activities of the research centres.

Main Research Areas

  • Applied Family Research
  • Research Related to Culture and Cross-cultural Psychology
  • Promoting Social and Psychological Wellbeing
  • Personality and Early Life Experience
  • Assessment