Developmental Psychology in Education Research Group

The Developmental Psychology in Education research group is a vibrant and supportive community of academic staff and doctoral students. We have a shared interest in applying psychological theories, research and methods to understand and optimally support the development, learning and wellbeing of children and adolescents.

About us

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Details about our staff and student members.

Teaching and supervision

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Our teaching and supervision extend across a wide range of child and adolescent psychology areas and with our students we explore educational issues from a psychological perspective.


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Our research group members have a number of exciting research projects.

Connecting research, policy and practice

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We work across diverse practice and policy settings to ensure research is interpreted accurately and used optimally.


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We regularly work closely with academics and non-academics to develop research ideas, share research findings and conduct new research.


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Information about our journal club and upcoming talks.

Take part

Take part in our new study on shared parenting post separation or divorce.