Facts & figures
The School of Psychology at the University of Sydney is currently ranked 27th in the world for psychology*, and is the first School of Psychology in Australia. We are proud of our history and reputation, and believe in pursuing continuous innovation and excellence in our research and teaching.
Psychology is one of the most exciting sciences with many questions that need answers. In the School of Psychology, we strive to build upon our successes in order to make new discoveries and drive positive change.
University of Sydney researchers who compared people with frontotemporal dementia have found that those born overseas who first spoke a language other than English can tolerate the disease longer before symptoms gain a foothold.
Coffee drinkers can take advantage of a new placebo discovery showing decaffeinated coffee quenches withdrawal symptoms in people reliant on their daily caffeine fix.
Six of our early career researchers across the sciences have been named as Superstars of STEM in recognition of their scientific research and science outreach.
Dr Celine van Golde's new book, Interviewing Vulnerable Suspects, provides police and others working in the criminal justice system with guidelines for identifying and accommodating vulnerable suspects.