Welcome to the Department of Psychology at the University of York, a friendly, stimulating and supportive environment for students where science flourishes. We’re one of the world’s top psychology departments, excelling in both teaching and research.
We’re delighted to welcome Professor Asifa Majid who joins the Department as Chair in Language and Communication.
Professor Majid is one of eight Inspirational Research Leaders the University has appointed, marking an important milestone for York research.
Her research explores categories and concepts in language, non-linguistic perception and cognition, and the relationship between them.
Posted on Monday 9 September 2019
Dr Philip Quinlan provides an introduction to cognitive psychology as an experimental science in our new online course.
Posted on Friday 5 July 2019
We’re delighted to have some of the happiest psychology students in the UK.
Posted on Tuesday 2 July 2019
Professor Mike Burton has been elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in recognition of his influential work.
BPS accreditation renewed with warm commendations for BSc and MSci programmes
We are ranked highly among departments of psychology in national and international league tables and we are proud of our Athena SWAN award which recognises our commitment to supporting women in science.
Dr Heidi Baseler
Professor Gabriella Vigliocco, UCL