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 Friday 15 March 2019
Many congratulations to Dr Harriet Over, winner of the Philip Leverhulme Prize.
Posted on Wednesday 27 February 2019
The Department of Psychology maintains its place in the world top 100.
Posted on Tuesday 25 September 2018
The Department of Psychology has placed 7th in the latest Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.
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.