When and Why are Victims Expected to be More Humanitarian Than Non-Victims?

Reminders of human suffering in its many forms can be threatening to observers’ belief in justice.

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ANU Counselling Centre - Group Programs for Students

Current enrolled students in Semester 1 at the ANU are eligible to register for the below programs.

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Congratulations to RSP Honours student Danushika Sivanathan

A big congratulations to RSP Honours student Danushika Sivanathan who has been awarded the 2017 Australian Psychological Society (APS) Prize in Psychology!

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Paula Ozola awarded the SMHR – Schizophrenia Fellowship of NSW Poster Award for 2017

At the recent annual meeting of the Society for Mental Health Research, Paula Ozola was awarded the SMHR – Schizophrenia Fellowship of NSW Poster Award for 2

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Welcome to the Research School of Psychology

The ANU Research School of Psychology (RSP) is one of the best places in Australia to study psychology. In 2015 we received the highest rating for our research performance (a score of 5/5) and were ranked in the top 50 out of 1000s of Departments around the world.. This rating is important for students because it includes measures of teaching quality, the employability of graduates and international outlook. 

We have world-leading academics right across the different areas of psychology (e.g., clinical, cognition, developmental, health, methods and statistics, neuroscience, organisational, social, perception) and serve the community through the Psychology Clinic. Students learn from experts and tackle big ideas while relating them to real-world problems. At RSP we translate research so it is impactful in policy domains and organisations, and is applied to improve people's lives. With strong links with government, business, hospitals and health practitioners your future is very bright with an ANU Psychology degree. Come and join us — to find out more contact enquiries.psychology@anu.edu.au

Current & future students

Check out our education offerings, as well as resources and announcements for current students.


Learn about our research initiatives in all major areas of psychology, and read highlight stories about our discoveries.

Psychology Clinic

We offer treatment and training via the ANU Psychology Clinic. Find out about our services and how to contact us.

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Updated:  23 March 2018/Responsible Officer:  Director, RSP/Page Contact:  Web Admin, RSP