2014 News

Our Excellence in Research

Posted on Thursday 18 December 2014

The Department of Psychology at the University of York is ranked 4th out of 82 in the UK in the latest national research evaluation exercise.

Lifetime Achievement Award for Founding Professor

Posted on Tuesday 30 September 2014

Peter Venables receives the BPS Lifetime Achievement Award.

Psychology Graduation 2014

Posted on Thursday 17 July 2014

Friday 18th July is a very proud day for the department as our BSc Psychology students graduate.

York Honours Professor Anne Treisman

Posted on Thursday 17 July 2014

World-leading scientist returns to her Yorkshire roots.


Posted on Monday 14 July 2014

Promotions for Dr Shirley-Ann Rueshemeyer and Dr Meesha Warmington

Primate researcher enters the Infinite Monkey Cage

Posted on Friday 11 July 2014

Dr Katie Slocombe will appear on the BBC Radio 4 show on Monday 14th July at 4.30pm.

Department stands out in teaching and supervision awards

Posted on Thursday 19 June 2014

Professors Alex Wade and Quentin Summerfield recognized in the student-led YUSU Excellence in Teaching and Supervision Awards

International Recognition for Katie Slocombe’s Research

Posted on Friday 13 June 2014

Dr Slocombe receives a 2014 Distinguished Scientific Award from the American Psychological Association.

New sleep study for children with dyslexia

Posted on Thursday 5 June 2014

A new research project is examining the links between sleep and word learning in children with dyslexia.

PhD Supervision Commended

Posted on Tuesday 3 June 2014

Dr Katie Slocombe has been voted runner-up in the PhD Supervisor of the Year Award.

Chair in Psychology advertised

Posted on Friday 9 May 2014

The department is seeking to recruit a new Professor to join our faculty.

Latest table: York in World’s Top 50 Psychology Departments

Posted on Monday 3 March 2014

Our Department is one of only a handful of departments of psychology in the UK to be placed in the top 50 of the QS World University Rankings By Subject 2014.

New Lecturer and Senior Lecturer posts advertised

Posted on Thursday 13 February 2014

The department is seeking to recruit a new Lecturer and a new Senior Lecturer to join our faculty.

York Psychologist makes UK’s 100 Leading Scientists list

Posted on Wednesday 22 January 2014

Professor Andy Young has been listed as one of one hundred leading British scientists identified by the Science Council.

Catching reflections in the ‘windows of the soul’

Posted on Wednesday 15 January 2014

A new study shows bystanders faces can be identified from tiny reflections in the eyes of people in photos.

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