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.
Posted on Thursday 6 June 2019
We're celebrating Emma and Sophie's recent professorships on Wednesday 19 June.
Posted on Thursday 20 September 2018
We are delighted that our MSc Psychology in Education (conversion programme) was represented at the British Psychological Society's annual Psychology in Education Section conference in Oxford on September 14th 2018.
Posted on Wednesday 12 September 2018
Kathryn Asbury shared her thoughts on how polygenic risk scores might be used within education in the coming years in this TES cover feature published on 7 September 2018.
Posted on Wednesday 5 September 2018
Schools are often where children’s and adolescents’ mental health problems are identified. While there is ever growing demand for mental health support for pupils, such as in-school counselling and mentoring, the focus now - just like for any health problem - should be more on prevention than intervention.
Posted on Thursday 24 May 2018
Maria has successfully defended her PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education. The award was approved by the Standing Committee on Assessment on 22 May 2018.
Posted on Monday 21 May 2018
Wan has successfully defended her PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education. The award was approved by the Standing Committee on Assessment on 14 May 2018.
Posted on Thursday 17 May 2018
Salama has successfully defended her PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education. The award was approved by the Standing Committee on Assessment on 14 May 2018.
Posted on Thursday 3 May 2018
How would you describe an average teenager? For most people, the following characteristics might come to mind: moody, impulsive, risk taking, likely to succumb to peer pressure.
Posted on Monday 30 October 2017
PERC was well represented at the BPS Psychology of Education Section Conference at Edinburgh 27-28 October.
Posted on Thursday 5 October 2017
Our BPS-accredited Psychology in Education conversion programme was launched at the start of this term and we are delighted to welcome 32 new students from England, China, Greece, India and Turkey.
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.
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.
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.
Posted on Monday 19 September 2016
Members of PERC presented a symposium at the BERA Annual Conference 13-15 September 2016, held at the University of Leeds
Posted on Friday 6 November 2015
National differences in mindset among students who plan to be teachers are examined in a PERC paper published in the International Journal of School and Educational Psychology.
Posted on Tuesday 30 June 2015
Professor Chris Kyriacou and Dr Antonio Zuin are calling for professionals to work together to combat online bullying of teachers.
Posted on Wednesday 10 June 2015
A new approach to selecting candidates for teacher training, aimed at identifying the inter-personal attributes necessary for successful teaching, is the focus of new research at the University of York.
Posted on Wednesday 27 May 2015
Members of the York PERC group examined educational transitions, from a range of psychological perspectives, in a symposium at the British Psychological Society annual conference.
Posted on Wednesday 19 November 2014
Dr Kathryn Asbury leads a discussion on whether education should be personalised along genetic lines, at a workshop in New York.
Posted on Monday 10 November 2014
British Psychological Society Best Poster Prize awarded to Education PhD student
Posted on Wednesday 27 August 2014
‘G is for Genes’, co-authored by Dr Kathryn Asbury, has been selected for the final stage of the British Psychological Society’s annual Book Award.
Posted on Wednesday 6 August 2014
Professors Chris Kyriacou and Antônio Zuin discuss why online abuse is so damaging for children.
Posted on Tuesday 5 August 2014
Three members of PERC presented at the 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology in Paris, France on 10 July 2014
Posted on Wednesday 23 July 2014
Rob Klassen, Professor and Chair of the Psychology and Education Research Centre, explores whether situational judgement tests could be used to select good teachers.
Posted on Monday 14 July 2014
Lecturer in Psychology in Education, Kathryn Asbury, explores why she found maths tricky.
Posted on Friday 20 June 2014
PERC lab members joined friends and collaborators at the CRL summer workshop held at the Department of Psychology, University of York.
Posted on Monday 10 February 2014
How it is possible for genetically identical organisms to develop differently?
Posted on Monday 9 December 2013
Dr Kathryn Asbury was a guest on BBC Radio Four’s Start the Week.
Posted on Monday 2 December 2013
The tour took place on 28 November by our first cohort of students.
Posted on Friday 15 November 2013
All five members of the Department's Psychology in Education Research Centre presented papers at the conference.