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Currently, academics in the Department have strong expertise in educational psychology, especially in relation to educational assessment and student learning and motivation. Other areas of growing strength include cognitive psychology, child and adolescent psychology, cross-cultural psychology, health psychology, and social and cultural psychology.

Closely linked with the Department is the Assessment Research Centre, an University-level research centre specialising in cutting-edge issues in psychometrics and assessment, and Centre for Psychosocial Health, a Faculty-level research centre with a mission to develop cutting-edge research programmes that will (a) enhance the community’s awareness and knowledge of the psychosocial aspects of health, and (b) inform private and public sector policy.