Psychology@LSE has three research groups with each research group functioning in an integrated way, with seminars and events under the group's name.
Health, Community and Development Taught by HCD staff, the Department of Social Psychology offers a unique research led masters programme which explores the role of community participation and small scale collective action in public health and the mechanisms whereby community development approaches have the potential to lead not only to improved health, but also to transformatory social action.
Health, Community and Development
Coordinator: Professor Catherine Cambell
Organisational Research The Organisational Research Group was established in 1984 as a research focus in the Department of Social Psychology in the domain areas of organizational analysis; decision making and decision analysis, modelling and design; management and project management and eliciting user requirements.
Coordinator: Dr Lucia Garcia
Science, Technology and the Public Sphere The STePS group (Science, Technology and the Public Sphere) was formed in the late 1990s and comprises researchers, projects and PhD students at the Department of Social Psychology who investigate the structure, dynamics and functions of public imagination in relation to scienfic and technological innovations.
Science Technology and the Public Sphere
Coordinator: Professor Martin Bauer
Each of the Research groups of the DSP provides a research environment, and local and international research links which adds up to a rich intellectual context for both research and students, and provides many opportunities for fostering collaboration, both in terms of intellectual projects (such as joint papers and special editions of journals) and in terms of establishing international networks of academics and practitioners concerned with the application of social psychological principles to the domains addressed by the group.
Multiculture, Identity and Resistance Multiculture, Identity and Resistance (coordinator: Dr Caroline Howarth )
Culture and Cognition Culture and Cognition (coordinators: Dr Bradley Franks)
Intercultural Research Group (IRG) The Intercultural Research Group (IRG)
Papers on Social Representations (PSR) Papers on Social Representations represents a home for original papers related to the development of Social Representations Theory and its applications
Papers on Social Representations ( PSR)
Coordinator: Dr Caroline Howarth
Each research group:
Has been highly successful in attracting external research funding
Has produced a series of internationally recognised research publications
Is affiliated with interdisciplinary units or networks in LSE and beyond
Hosts a series of seminars and research meetings
Offers an environment for the conduct of PhD research
Informs research-led teaching at the graduate level.