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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

'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.

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.

New research on Education and the European Union

Posted on Wednesday 27 March 2019

Pre-peer reviewed, pre-copyedited version of an article which will be published in the journal (Educational Media, Memory and Society).

Congratulations to our UYSEG PhD students

Posted on Tuesday 12 March 2019

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

PhD Scholarships in Department of Education

Posted on Monday 4 February 2019

The Department of Education has a Departmental PhD Studentship available for students wishing to commence a three-year full-time PhD programme in October 2019.

New £2.7m Centre for Excellence to boost modern foreign language skills

Posted on Thursday 10 January 2019

The Department of Education has been awarded government funding to launch England’s first modern foreign languages (MFL) centre for excellence.