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We are an open and friendly Department, committed to excellence in research and teaching. Our research groups have a ‌national and international reputation for the quality of their work, and the latest Research Assessment Exercise ranked the Department eighth overall in the UK for research quality.


Does space flight inspire school students?

Posted on Wednesday 28 January 2015

Science Education researchers at York with The Sky at Night presenter Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock will focus on British astronaut Tim Peake’s mission to the International Space Station in November.

New PhD in TESOL

Posted on Wednesday 28 January 2015

Our new PhD in TESOL emphasises state-of-the-art second and foreign language research.

Research student's work in print

Posted on Tuesday 13 January 2015

Daniel Xerri, a PhD student at the Department of Education, has just published a chapter in a new book called Making Poetry Happen: Transforming the Poetry Classroom.

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