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 Excellence Framework ranked the Department in the top ten for 4 star research.


Congratulations to our PhD student Abigail Parrish

Posted on Thursday 25 May 2017

Abigail has successfully defended her PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education.

Professor Mike Sharwood Smith to be guest speaker to our MA students

Posted on Monday 22 May 2017

Professor Mike Sharwood Smith from the University of Edinburgh to be the guest speaker in our MA Research Seminar on Friday 26 May, with a talk title, 'How language input gets processed and becomes new knowledge - the full story?'.

A Moment That Made Us!

Posted on Wednesday 10 May 2017

Well known local author, Tim Murgatroyd, York University Alumnus, inspired fourteen keen students from Kelvin Hall School in a recent creative writing workshop.

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REF2014 - Research Excellence Framework: 4 stars; 'Top ten for world-leading research'


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