Forensic Psychology

Our Forensic Psychology research has a broad, applied focus. Some examples of our work in this area include programmatic research investigating:

  • Aversive personalities and cross cultural differences in the application of Forensic Psychology
  • Sensational interests (e.g., deliberate weight gain and feederism)
  • Memory for faces: eye-witness memory and identification of perpetrators
  • Suicide risk assessment from a person centred perspective
  • Clinical decision-making in violence risk assessment, and decision making applied to other forensic contexts

We have recently set up a new national research sharing group: Postgraduate FOrensic Psychology and CriminOlogy Research Network (PoPCoRN), which brings together research students from all over Scotland.

You can read more about our Forensic Psychology research group here.

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