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We are recruiting for a part-time Associate Lecturer in Psychology in Education

Posted on Sunday 4 August 2019

The Department is seeking to recruit a new part-time (0.6FTE) Associate Lecturer (Teaching & Scholarship) in Psychology in Education on a fixed term contract for 12 months in the first instance. Closing date 4 August 2019.

Study finds children with autism more likely to be bullied at home and at school

Posted on Monday 29 July 2019

A major new study has found children with autism are more likely to be bullied by both their siblings and their peers, meaning that when they return from school, they have no respite from victimisation.

Dr Jeremy Airey receives Vice-Chancellor Award

Posted on Monday 22 July 2019

The Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Awards, introduced in 2006, reward excellence in learning and teaching.

CRESJ’s Dr Chelsea Sellers has Publication Success with PhD findings

Posted on Monday 15 July 2019

‘Fitting in’ and ‘standing out’: the peer group and young people’s development of reader identity is Dr Sellers’ first publication available in the British Journal of Sociology of Education.

Project ends with Budapest conference: Youth activism, engagement and the development of new civic learning spaces

Posted on Thursday 11 July 2019

Our Leverhulme Trust funded project concluded with a fantastically successful conference.

Ian Davies continues as Honorary Professor at the University of Hong Kong

Posted on Thursday 11 July 2019

CRESJ’s Professor Ian Davies has been reappointed as Honorary Professor in the Department of Social Sciences at The Education University of Hong Kong.

Youth Activism, Engagement and the Development of new Civic Learning Spaces Parliamentary Reception

Posted on Monday 1 July 2019

On Thursday, 13 June 2019, Professor Ian Davies was part of a team funded by the Leverhulme Trust to create and launch a funded teachers’ resource at the Houses of Parliament in London.

Congratulations to our CReLLU PhD students

Posted on Tuesday 25 June 2019

Our Centre for Research in Language Learning and Use (CReLLU) students, Tasnima Aktar and Qingyang Sun successfully defended their PhD theses and met the requirements for their awards.

Congratulations to our PERC PhD students

Posted on Monday 17 June 2019

Our Psychology in Education Research Centre (PERC) student, Waleed Al Hashmi successfully defended his PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education.

MA students organise a social event with a twist

Posted on Monday 10 June 2019

MA students organise an excellent event to celebrate the hard work of all our students this year, and gave staff a chance to answer a variety of questions about academia.