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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.

Inaugural lectures: Emma Marsden and Sophie von Stumm

Posted on Thursday 6 June 2019

We're celebrating Emma and Sophie's recent professorships on Wednesday 19 June.

Congratulations to our CReLLU PhD students

Posted on Thursday 30 May 2019

Our Centre for Research in Language Learning and Use (CReLLU) students, Stephen Gow, Ping Wang and Waad Alzahrani successfully defended their PhD theses and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education.

'3 Minute Thesis' finalist Agata Lambrechts

Posted on Thursday 23 May 2019

PhD Education student Agata Lambrechts has been selected as a finalist in the 2019 University of York 3 Minute Thesis competition.

Congratulations to our PERC PhD students

Posted on Monday 20 May 2019

Our Psychology in Education Research Centre (PERC) student, Madeline Crosswaite successfully defended her PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education.

European Research Council funding success

Posted on Friday 10 May 2019

Professor Robert Klassen has been named as one of 54 recipients of European Research Council top-up funding for his EduSelect project which is developing a commercial platform to deliver teacher selection tools.

CRESJ at CiCea

Posted on Wednesday 8 May 2019

Professor Ian Davies was a key note speaker at the 21st annual Children's Identity & Citizenship European Association (CiCea) conference held in Prague, 9-11 May 2019.

Congratulations to our CRESJ PhD students

Posted on Thursday 18 April 2019

Our Centre for Research on Education and Social Justice (CRESJ) student, Joyce Vuban successfully defended her PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education.

Study shows how school textbooks in Germany and England present Europe in different ways

Posted on Thursday 4 April 2019

When it comes to views about Europe, it’s well known that Germany and England differ sharply. Research after the Brexit vote shows that 68% of Germans are in favour of the European Union and only 11% would support withdrawal. Compare this with 54% of UK respondents who are favourable to the EU.

Shakespeare, Keats & The Power of Skype

Posted on Friday 29 March 2019

Dr Nick McGuinn and Dr Amanda Naylor participated via Skype at an academic conference organised for language teachers at the Institute of English Language and Literature, University of Sindh, by Ghazal Syed on 18 March 2019.