Psychology in Education Research Centre (PERC)

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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Study with us

We run the BSc in Psychology in Education and also offer our PhD in Education research degree. Our new MSc in Psychology in Education, begins in September. Our research themes show our current areas of interest.

Research themes

Members and associates

Our PERC Lab

Research Students

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Congratulations to our PhD student Abdulaziz Alawadh

Posted on Wednesday 31 May 2017

Abdulaziz has successfully defended his PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education.

APPG Report on Bullying

Posted on Monday 27 February 2017

A talk on cyberbullying in schools by Chris Kyriacou to the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Bullying has been included in the APPG's (2017) report on research evidence on bullying.

Student’s Romania orphanage trip account

Posted on Wednesday 9 November 2016

Third year Psychology in Education student Beverley Nunes explains what her trip to Romania with a school in York to visit some orphanages was like.

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