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The death of data on PhD access, experiences and careers in the UK

Posted on Thursday 12 December 2019

Dr Sally Hancock and Professor Paul Wakeling have been busy promoting research concerning the methods of tracking doctoral access, experiences and outcomes.

Dr Sarah Olive receives UKCGE Research Supervisor Recognition

Posted on Tuesday 12 November 2019

Dr Sarah Olive has become one of three University York academics, and one of 36 academics nationally, to participate in the UK Graduate Council for Higher Education’s pilot of the UK’s first Research Supervision Recognition Programme.

CRESJ at the University of Tübingen

Posted on Thursday 7 November 2019

Dr Amanda Naylor & Professor Nicholas McGuinn have been awarded the role of the Ottilie-Wildermuth Visiting Chair of Teaching English as a Foreign Language by the University of Tübingen.

Congratulations to our PERC PhD students

Posted on Wednesday 16 October 2019

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

PhD students present at conferences and create impact

Posted on Monday 14 October 2019

CRESJ research students have been busy sharing their research and expertise at international conferences and workshops this summer.

Islam’s influence on Muslim’s youth Higher Education aspirations Conference

Posted on Wednesday 9 October 2019

Centre for Research on Education and Social Justice (CRESJ) hosted a research conference and workshop, funded by the C & JB Morrell Trust* and the Morrell Centre for Toleration, in the York Medical Society in the historic centre of York, on 25 September 2019.

Congratulations to our CReLLU PhD students

Posted on Tuesday 24 September 2019

Our Centre for Research in Language Learning and Use (CReLLU) student, Micky Ross successfully defended his PhD theses and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education.


Posted on Tuesday 24 September 2019

Professor Ian Davies participated in the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) General Conference as a Panel Co-Chair for the theme 'Citizenship Education Research and Educational Transformation'.

Congratulations to our UYSEG PhD students

Posted on Friday 13 September 2019

Our University of York Science Education Group (UYSEG) student, Abdulmajeed Albahrani successfully defended his PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education.

CRESJ at the European Sociological Association Conference

Posted on Sunday 25 August 2019

Professor Paul Wakling and Pep Mateos-González presented a paper on inequalities of access to postgraduate education in the UK.