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Outstanding research

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Excellent teaching programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels

Dedicated international student support programme and personnel

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Superb research and teaching facilities

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At the University of York: one of the top-100 departments of psychology in the World

York, a beautiful and historic English city

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.

Studying at York

Research at York

Masters courses

The department offers five masters courses:

Twitter updates

Featured News

BPS team commends undergraduate courses at York.

Posted on Wednesday 7 December 2016

BPS accreditation renewed with warm commendations for BSc and MPsych programmes.


News and events

Two lectureships advertised

Posted on Monday 6 February 2017

Department of Psychology seeking talented academics to join our team


Face Recognition Workshop

Posted on Wednesday 14 December 2016

Team of researchers from the department’s ERC FaceVar Lab ran an experiment/public engagement workshop on face recognition at the London Science Museum.


Can your child help us understand sleep?

Posted on Thursday 24 November 2016

Dr Victoria Knowland speaks to Radio York about the ESRC-funded research project SleepSmart


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The Criminal Brain

Posted on Wednesday 5 October 2016

International expert discusses violent crime, prevention and punishment


Upcoming EPS-funded workshop on memory

Posted on Monday 19 September 2016

The Department of Psychology is organising an interdisciplinary workshop on memory to take place in January 2017


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Detecting breast cancer: how do experts spot problems so quickly?

Posted on Monday 12 September 2016

New research by Dr Karla Evans and colleagues investigates visual processes involved in evaluating mammograms.


Awards & Recognition

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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.

Seminars

Tue
21
Feb

Internal Seminar: PhD Talks

4.00PM, PS/B020

Justyna Sobczak, Milena Kaestner

Thu
23
Feb

YNiC Seminar: Lab presentation

4.00PM, YNiC

David Pitcher

Tue
28
Feb

External Seminar: ‘Emotion processing and regulation in adolescents exhibiting reactive aggressive behaviour’

4.00PM, PS/B020

Dr Catherine Sebastian, Royal Holloway - University of London


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