There are first class lab facilities and equipment available for research, supported by well-staffed mechanical and electrical workshops and by other technical and administrative services. There are dedicated laboratories for human communication, human-computer interaction, social interaction and child development and an extensive library of test materials. There is an observation studio with a one-way mirror, a dedicated system for motion capture used in behaviour analysis, a multiple video camera rig for facial behaviour analysis, and a wide selection of eye-tracking equipment. In addition, there is a full-motion driving simulator and an anechoic chamber for hearing research.
The School has several laboratories for work on the physiological, psychophysical and computational investigation of the visual system. There are dedicated experimental labs for research in neuroscience, fitted with EEG and TMS facilities. Doctoral candidates in Psychology can also gain access to the world class facilities for brain imaging (7T fMRI and MEG) at the Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre in the University.
The School also has access to laboratories for the study of animal behaviour through the physiological laboratories located in the University Biomedical Services Unit in the Queen's Medical Centre. Behavioural laboratories are equipped with state of the art skinner box and maze environments.
The School maintains a network of Apple Macs and Windows based PCs, with access to file servers, laser printers, and the campus wide University computing network. All are preloaded with standard software such as MS Office, scientific software such as SPSS and more advanced scientific packages such as Matlab, R and Labview.
The campus is home to a number of dedicated libraries, with recently refurbished spaces and extensive current catalogues. These include the George Green Science Library, the Greenfield Medical Library, the Djanogly Learning Resource Centre and the Hallward Social Science library.