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Prof Jane Hurry
UCL Institute of Education, University College London
20 Bedford Way
London
WC1H 0AL
Appointment
  • Professor of Psychology of Education
  • IOE - Psychology & Human Development
  • UCL Institute of Education
Biography

I am the Professor of the Psychology of Education in the department of Psychology and Human Development and co-director, Centre for Education in the Criminal Justice System. I have two core areas of research interest: on the cognitive side, literacy development, both typical and atypical, and the relationship between motivation and literacy; on the mental health side, adolescent development, particularly focusing on internalising disorders/self-harm and externalising disorders/ offending. I have a particular interest in the intersection between behavioural disorders and education.

I teach across several masters programmes in the department, including: 
  • MA/MSc in Child Development, MSc Developmental And Educational Psychology
  • MA/MSc Psychology of Education, MA/MSc Special and Inclusive Education
  • MA Early Years Education, Doctor in Educational Psychology.

I supervise doctoral students in my core areas of interest.

Current research projects include: Long term evaluation of Reading Recovery; Time Served?: The role of prison education & business led vocational training in men's post-prison transitions to service based employment.


Research Summary

My research areas
  • Psychology
  • Children (0-12 years)
  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • English - reading and writing
  • Further and post-16 education - in the Criminal Justice System

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