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Since 2012, theses have been available electronically via our secure virtual learning environment but can no longer be accessed on this website. However thesis topics for our 11-14 cohort are listed below:

       
Surname First name Cohort Thesis title
       
Ang Ying Ying 2011-2014 A study of school engagement in students with dyslexia in Singapore
       
Ball Lucy 2011-2014 The ELSA-Child Relationship: An Analysis of Context and Impact
       
Bennett Marcus 2011-2014 The differential impact of teachers and teaching assistants on academic progress: What role does autonomy support play?
       
Cotzia Vanna 2011-2014 Never too young for power: Effects of social power on cognitive processing and social competence in pre-schoolers
       
Freedman Rosie 2011-2014 Can Educational Psychologists improve school support of pupils with depression? An application of the theory of planned behaviour
       
Hayes Orla 2011-2014 The promotion of mental well-being in school contexts: a realistic evaluation of a social and emotional learning programme
       
Hepworth Anna 2011-2014 Thesis Title: The Association Between Student-Teacher Relationships and the School Engagement of Looked After Children
       
Johnston Lexi 2011-2014 What are friends for?: The Perceptions of Young People in Care about Peer Relationships
       
Keay Andy 2011-2014 The role of friendships and peer acceptance in adjustment over the secondary transition
       
Law Amy 2011-2014 Worried about the Worriers? Teachers’ knowledge, recognition and attributions about children with anxiety difficulties
       
Lopez Leanna 2011-2014 Resilience, stress and perceptions of school based support for young people managing Diabetes in school
       
Neal Sinead 2011-2014 How can primary schools reduce pupil anxiety across the transition to secondary school?
       
Noble Stephanie 2011-2014 The use of video feedback to promote positive parenting as part of the Holding Hands parenting programme.
       
Saffin Pip 2011-2014 Mindfulness Training in Schools – Exploring Experiences
       
Sivasundaram Caroline 2011-2014 An Exploration of Consultation with Minority Ethnic Parents in Educational Psychology Practice
       
Tamplin Rosie 2011-2014 Attachment relationships and educational attainment: is intrinsic motivation the mediating factor?
       


You can view a selection of thesis posters produced by our graduates below (click on the links to enlarge):


Motivational Interviewing: effectiveness in promoting protective factors with young offenders
Dr Roberto Blasco-Alcala

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The Strengthening Families Strengthening Communities Parenting Programme: Its impact upon parental competence, factors contributing to stress, children's behaviour, self-esteem and reading self-concept
Dr Gemma Castleman

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An evaluation of a short-term, cognitive-behavioural intervention for primary age children with anger-related difficulties
Dr Rachel Cole

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Evaluation of a group intervention to enhance the social competence of adolescents with Asperger syndrome or high functioning autism
Dr Carol Hall

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Bullying: The Effectiveness of a Direct Emotional Literacy Intervention in the Primary Phase
Dr Clare Knowler

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The Effectiveness of Social Stories with Visual Cues for the Successful Social Inclusion of Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder in Primary Schools
Dr Sonia Shah

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The Effectiveness of Method of Shared Concern in Tackling Bullying
Dr Jennifer Singleton

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Anger management related needs of pupils in key stage 3: Effectiveness of group CBT intervention
Dr Rebecca Williamson

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An Exploration of Teacher Constructs Through a Rational-Emotive Behaviour Therapy Framework
Dr Caroline Robertson

Social cognition and resilience:
A study of the role of cognitive attributional style in the transition to secondary school

Dr Jennifer Wills

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Does providing descriptive and/or explanatory information affect peer attitudes and behaviour intentions towards children with High Functioning Autism?
Dr Ciara Close

ciara close thesis poster

Pupils' Causal Attributions for School Exclusion
Dr Louise Field

louise field thesis poster

Using the theory of Planned Behaviour to explore the social inclusion of children with ASD in mainstream primary schools
Dr Sara Freitag

Sara Freitag Thesis Poster

The Cognitive and Psychological School Engagement of Young Offenders
Dr Kate Hambleton

kate hambleton thesis poster

An Unwanted Gift? The Social Acceptability of being Gifted and Talented - Differences between Genders and across Ages
Dr Timothy Jones

Timothy Jones thesis poster

Hard to reach?What factors impact service use among 'hard to reach' familiesand how can these be used to support early intervention?
Dr Julia Parsonson

julia parsonson thesis poster

An Investigation of Trait Emotional Intelligence and Theory of Mind in Schoolchildren with ADHD
Dr Joe Wilson

joe wilson thesis poster


Emotions and learning: investigating the oral narrative skills of Looked After Children (LAC)
Dr Sarah Woods

Sarah Woods thesis poster


Not just a reading difficulty: social, emotional and behavioural outcomes of children with dyslexia
Dr Vivien Yang

Vivien Yang thesis poster


The differential impact of teachers and teaching assistants (TAs) on academic progress: What role does autonomy support play?
Dr Marcus Bennett

marcus bennett thesis poster



Resilience, stress and perceptions of school based support of young people managing diabetes in school
Dr Leanna Lopez

leanna lopez thesis poster

 

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