Welcome to the Department of Psychology at the University of York, a friendly department with a reputation for excellence in research, teaching and support for students. We are one of the UK's leading psychology departments and one of the top 50 in the World. Our research was ranked fourth in the UK in the most recent assessment of research quality, with 95% being classified as world-leading or internationally excellent.
The department offers five masters courses:
Posted on Tuesday 31 March 2015
Face recognition security on smartphones can be significantly improved if users store an ‘average’ photo of themselves.
Posted on Monday 23 March 2015
The Department aims to appoint a leading academic to develop world-class research and extend our teaching excellence in these areas.
Posted on Wednesday 11 March 2015
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Dr Kay Ritchie and Eilidh Noyes challenge visitors’ face perception skills at the Yorkshire Museum
Posted on Wednesday 4 March 2015
Jonny’s project, entitled “Not all minds that wander are lost”, will explore the mechanisms that support our capacity to generate conscious thoughts.
Posted on Thursday 26 February 2015
A University of York interdisciplinary collaboration has led to a large research grant being secured.
Posted on Monday 23 February 2015
Two day course in Multivariate Pattern Analysis tools, May 11-12 2015.
Our commitment to supporting women in science has earned a silver Athena SWAN award.
Dr Chris Bird - University of Sussex
Dr Matthew Inglis - Loughborough University
9.00AM, Department of Psychology, University of York
The course will be taught by the authors of the PyMVPA software: Yaroslav Halchenko, Dartmouth College and Michael Hanke, University of Magdeburg. Course language will be English.
See what's being shown on Psychology's laser display board. [swf ~1Mb]