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Research Projects

Research projects in Psychology take place within our focused research groups. This page features an overview of some of our key projects. You can find out more about them by clicking through to the relevant research group page.

Cyberpsychology projects

  • Personality and blogging motivations
  • Intellectual disability and online behaviour
  • Self-disclosure online
  • Online misrepresentation (catfishing)

Find out more about CRUW research projects.

Cognition in Context projects

  • Active HERE, Herefordshire Council and Sport England
  • Building for Progression: A Foot on the Ladder, ASDAN and the Progression Trust
  • Psychological factors associated with belief in and use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)
  • International Criminal Court (ICC), The Hague
  • High Value Detainee Interview Group (HIG), US Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Defence Science Technology Laboratory (DSTL), UK Ministry of Defence

Find out more about CiC research projects.

Wolverhampton Applied Psychology projects

  • Evaluation of targeted services court for defendants with intellectual disabilities and mental health problems. Darren Chadwick & Caroline Wesson
  • Intellectual disability and online behaviour. Darren Chadwick, Chris Fullwood & Caroline Wesson
  • The Concerns and Strengths of Families of People with Intellectual Disabilities in Ireland. Darren Chadwick (In collaboration with families and academics living and working in Ireland)

Find out more about WARG research projects.