Leader: Professor Rob Klassen
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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We run the BSc in Psychology in Education and also offer our PhD in Education research degree and our MSc in Psychology in Education (conversion programme). Our research themes show our current areas of interest.
Posted on Friday 1 July 2022
A study exploring loneliness and solitude during lockdown highlights how different people experienced social restrictions as either “hell or bliss”.
Posted on Monday 8 November 2021
Dr Lisa Kim and Professor Kathryn Asbury write about the potential impact extending the school day would have on teachers, a strategy being considered to mitigate potential learning losses from the pandemic.
Posted on Wednesday 6 October 2021
Research led by PERC's Dr Umar Toseeb has found that children who are bullied by their siblings are more likely to suffer mental health problems as teenagers.