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Psychology in Education Research Centre (PERC)

Leader: Dr Umar Toseeb


The Psychology in Education Research Centre (PERC) conducts innovative and applied psychological research relevant to education and educational settings. Our goal is to conduct research that is both rigorous and broadly accessible to the psychology and educational communities.

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Study with us

We run the BSc in Psychology in Education and also offer our PhD in Psychology in Education research degree and our MSc in Psychology in Education (BPS conversion programme). Our research themes show our current areas of interest.

Research themes

Research projects

Members and associates

Our PERC Lab

Research Students

Focus on

Improving Mental Health and Wellbeing in Education

Monday 24 July 2023

The University of York hosted Mental Health and Education on 27 June 2023, which brought together professionals – including researchers, educators, and healthcare providers – united in their mission of improving mental health and wellbeing in schools.

Early years programme boosts young children's maths skills by three months

Thursday 13 July 2023

Researchers have shown that a maths programme can add three months of additional progress to the learning and skills ability of young children.

Teacher Success Project double celebrations

Tuesday 13 December 2022

The Teacher Success Project is celebrating after two recent awards.

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