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Pam Hanley
Research Fellow (Trial Manager)



Pam is a Research Fellow in the York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences working on education trials. She is experienced in both quantitative and qualitative research. Before joining the Trials Unit, she was involved in several education evaluations within the university (Institute for Effective Education, Chemistry) and at other universities (Huddersfield, Southampton). She has also worked outside the university sector in market research, media research and journalism.


  • BSc (Hons) Psychology and Zoology, University of Manchester
  • MA Social Sciences, Open University
  • PhD Educational Studies, University of York



University roles

  • Member of CIEC Research Advisory Committee



Pam has a particular interest in science education research, maths and literacy interventions, and the use of mixed methods. 


  • ABRA (Abracadabra) Online Reading Support 
  • The 5Rs approach to GCSE Maths resits evaluation
  • Year 5 science assessment development
  • Year 6 science assessment development
  • Thinking Doing Talking Science evaluation
  • Primary science systematic review

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External activities


  • BERA (British Education Research Association

Pam Hanley

Contact details

Dr Pam Hanley
Research Fellow (Trial Manager)

Tel: 01904 32(1063)