This group applies knowledge of organisational psychology to innovative research questions in areas relating to occupational health, selection and assessment, career development and mindfulness in the workplace.
We work directly with organisations, conducting research and consultancy to help make the most of people and practices at work.
The Organisational Psychology Group is focused on producing high impact research that is rated as internationally excellent or world leading. The group benefits from expertise in the following applied areas:
- Mindfulness-based interventions in workplace settings
- Employee selection and assessment
- Coaching and career development
- Diversity in the workplace
- Employee well-being and resilience
- Individual differences
- Promotion of pro-environmental behaviour at work.
As well as producing research in these areas, the group delivers a highly successful and long-standing MSc in Organisational Psychology which attracts some of the best applicants from within the UK and from overseas.
Graduates of this course have gained employment as organisational consultants and researchers and operate in a variety of sectors.
Reflecting the research profile of the group, several recent graduates from the MSc course have received prizes for research excellence from the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the Association for Business Psychology (ABP). For further details of the course please see MSc in Organisation Psychology.
- Dr Julia Yates
- Dr Paul Flaxman
- Dr Lara Zibarras
- Dr Lynsey Mahmood
- Dr Jutta Tobias Mortlock
- Dr Jennifer Gerson