Posted on Thursday 10 October 2019
The Department of Psychology has been awarded a Gold Athena SWAN Award recognising the extraordinary work undertaken in the Department to improve gender equality.
Posted on Monday 7 October 2019
Congratulations to Professor Liz Meins who has been elected Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in recognition of her outstanding research contribution.
Posted on Monday 23 September 2019
A child’s desire to share becomes influenced by social norms around the age of eight, new research has revealed.
Posted on Monday 23 September 2019
Psychology at York in the top ten in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide
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.
Posted on Friday 14 June 2019
Dr Karla Evans' new article about the perceptual "gist" of breast cancer at the top of the "Aunt Minnie" newsfeed (the main Radiology news site)
Posted on Friday 7 June 2019
Psychology at York in the top ten in the Guardian University Guide.
Posted on Wednesday 8 May 2019
Dr Rob Jenkins has been awarded £124,774 to support his research.
Posted on Friday 3 May 2019
On Thursday 30th May, members of the ECR Forum from the Department of Psychology will be running the 'Psych!York: Interactive family fun' event at the Hospitium, Museum Gardens, York. The event runs from 11am to 4:30 pm and admission is free.
Posted on Wednesday 17 April 2019
The York Memory Games project is looking at our ability to hold information in mind. We aim to understand what might affect or limit this ability, and how we might do a better job at preserving it. We are looking for a large number of volunteers to help us collect data through a series of games that we have designed.
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.
Posted on Wednesday 20 June 2018
Dr Mila Mileva led research which found a subject that has a fulsome smile in a photo makes identification easier.
Posted on Wednesday 23 May 2018
Professor Steve Tipper will join 16 other leading academics from across the country as a Section President.
Posted on Wednesday 18 April 2018
Psychology department founder supports five York Futures scholarships.
Posted on Wednesday 4 April 2018
Dr Aidan Horner has won the Spearman Medal for his research in psychological and neural mechanisms.
Posted on Monday 5 March 2018
Psychology has maintained its place in the world top 100.
Posted on Monday 5 February 2018
Dr Fiona McNab’s research group visits school to run a series of interactive experiments.
Posted on Wednesday 15 November 2017
Researchers in the Department of Psychology have shed new light on sleep's vital role in helping us make the most of our memory.
Posted on Friday 10 November 2017
The Department of Psychology at the University of York is the third best psychology department in the UK, according to a brand new 2018 Times Higher Education World University League Table.
Posted on Thursday 12 October 2017
The Department of Psychology at the University of York is seeking to appoint a Director of Teaching and Learning.
Posted on Tuesday 12 September 2017
Psychology at York is seeking to appoint two lecturers to new posts.
Posted on Tuesday 11 July 2017
Exposure to a common visual illusion may enhance your ability to read fine print, according to new research from psychologists at the University of York and the University of Glasgow.
Posted on Tuesday 11 July 2017
Leading researchers and older people met to discuss the latest research findings on brain health in later life.
Posted on Monday 26 June 2017
Dr Heidi Baseler was invited to speak at the charity Blind Veterans UK conference on ‘Life beyond sight loss’ at the Victory Services Club in London, as one of a select panel of world-renowned experts on sight loss.
Posted on Friday 23 June 2017
Psychology PhD student Jet Sanders has won first prizes in both this year’s University of York Three Minute Thesis (3MT) and Falling Walls competitions.
Posted on Wednesday 7 June 2017
We're pleased to announce that nine undergraduate students from the Department of Psychology have won competitive awards providing funds to help them carry out new research projects, working closely with academic supervisors over the summer.
Posted on Friday 2 June 2017
Congratulations to Dr Shirley-Ann Rueschemeyer who has been received a Vice-Chancellor’s Teaching Award.
Posted on Wednesday 31 May 2017
The University of York and Age UK have collaborated to share research about brain health in older age. On Friday 30 June, leading researchers on the topic will be in York to discuss their findings and talk to members of the public.
Posted on Thursday 27 April 2017
It is with great sadness that the Department of Psychology announces the death of Professor Peter Venables, founder of the Department and former Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University.
Posted on Wednesday 29 March 2017
On average, humans spend roughly a third of their lives asleep. This might sound like quite a long time, but sleep has been shown to be vital for “normal” human functioning. Without enough sleep, things go downhill for most people pretty quickly.
Posted on Friday 24 March 2017
How the brain thinks is a question increasingly posed by students studying for an MSc in cognitive neuroscience at the Department of Psychology.
Posted on Friday 10 March 2017
We’re looking to recruit a PhD student to join the Sleep, Language and Memory lab, under the supervision of Dr Lisa Henderson and Prof Gareth Gaskell.
Posted on Monday 6 February 2017
Department of Psychology seeking talented academics to join our team
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.
Posted on Wednesday 7 December 2016
BPS accreditation renewed with warm commendations for BSc and MPsych programmes
Posted on Thursday 24 November 2016
Dr Victoria Knowland speaks to Radio York about the ESRC-funded research project SleepSmart
Posted on Wednesday 5 October 2016
International expert discusses violent crime, prevention and punishment
Posted on Monday 19 September 2016
The Department of Psychology is organising an interdisciplinary workshop on memory to take place in January 2017
Posted on Monday 12 September 2016
New research by Dr Karla Evans and colleagues investigates visual processes involved in evaluating mammograms.
Posted on Thursday 7 July 2016
Find out more about how to fund your Masters degree at the University of York.
Posted on Tuesday 28 June 2016
On 11th June, postgrads and postdocs from the department put on a full day of interactive exhibits and demonstrations of their research.
Posted on Friday 24 June 2016
Quentin Summerfield, Glyn Hallam, Liz Kirk, Justin Funnell and David Robertson recently took part in the YuCycle 2016 charity cycling event to raise money for student sports bursaries.
Posted on Monday 9 May 2016
Professor Alan Baddeley is to receive the 2016 Major Advancement in Psychological Science Prize.
Posted on Monday 25 April 2016
Professor Steve Tipper and Dr Harriet Over win a £260,000 Leverhulme Trust grant to encourage healthy food choices.
Posted on Wednesday 13 April 2016
Dr Daniel Baker has been awarded the Marr Medal for his ground-breaking research into the mechanisms of vision.
Posted on Wednesday 13 April 2016
On Wednesday the 16th of March 2016, the FaceVar lab hosted a meeting which brought together face recognition researchers from universities across the North-East of England.
Posted on Thursday 3 March 2016
The University of York is seeking to appoint a new director for YNiC who will be a full Professor in the Department of Psychology.
Posted on Tuesday 1 March 2016
Psychologists at the University of York Department of Psychology have concluded that officers in an elite face recognition squad in the Metropolitan Police possess extraordinary powers of perception.
Posted on Monday 29 February 2016
A team from the Department of Psychology completed the York Tough Mudder course on Saturday the 1st of August, proudly wearing their UoY Psychology t-shirts.
Posted on Thursday 18 February 2016
Some recent and not-so-recent graduates returned to the department to tell our current students where their degree has taken them.
Posted on Monday 11 January 2016
Dr Lisa Henderson speaks on BBC Radio York and gives a public lecture on her research relating to sleep and learning.
Posted on Monday 21 December 2015
Professor Quentin Summerfield will visit Hong Kong from 18th-25th January 2016. You can meet him and learn about Psychology at York at the British Council on 19th January and at other events during the week.
Posted on Friday 13 November 2015
Eight fully funded PhD studentships are available for October 2016, deadline for applications: January 11th 2016
Posted on Monday 12 October 2015
Three research posts and one administrative job are currently available, following the recent award of a four-year £1.3M ESRC research grant to Dr Lisa Henderson and Professor Gareth Gaskell at York, in collaboration with Professor Courtenay Norbury from University College London.
Posted on Monday 6 July 2015
Eight gain 1st class Honours
Posted on Sunday 5 July 2015
The department recently hosted an event for face recognition researchers and practitioners.