Members of the Psychological Sciences Research Group

A variety of staff work within the Psychological Sciences Research Group (PSRG). You can take a look at their theme affiliations and research interests below, as well as accessing links to their more detailed staff profiles.

Staff members with primary affiliation to the PSRG

Name and theme Key research interests
Dr Christopher Alford
(CPaN, LaDP, PIEaI)
Performance, behaviour, cognition, sleep, drugs, alcohol, caffeine, psychophysiology, EEG.

Dr Selma Babayigit
(CPaN, LaDP, PIEaI)

Language, cognition and literacy development, bilingual, English as an additional language, Turkish.
Kate Bradley
(PIEaI)
Psychometric assessment, selection & development; artificial intelligence, diversity, growth mindset.
Dr Caroline Brown
(CPaN)
Psychophysiological, attention, cognitive development, autism, emotion, mindfulness. 
Dr James Byron-Daniel
(PIEaI)
Applied sport psychology, exercise interventions, performance, lifespan physical activity.
Dr Gary Christopher
(CPaN,LaDP, PIEaI)

Neuropsychological Testing, Dementia, Ageing, Emotion Regulation, Executive Function, Caffeine.

Dr Kait Clark
(CPaN)
Visual cognition, attention, perceptual learning, training, expertise, individual differences.
Dr Toni Dicaccavo
(PIEaI)
Counselling psychology, parentification, compassion focused therapy, CBT.
Dr Jennie Ferrell
(LaDP)
Cognitive development, social cognition, counterfactual reasoning, group dynamics.
Dr Rachel Gillibrand
(CPaN, LaDP, PIEaI)
Young adulthood, health, wellbeing, solution-focused hypnotherapy, health interventions.
Dr Priscilla Heard
(CPaN, LaDP)
Visual perception, illusions, facial expression.
Dr Nicola Holt
(CPaN, PIEaI)
Creativity, art and health, schizotypy, anomalous experiences, experience sampling.
Dr Nic Hooper
(PIEaI)
Acceptance and commitment therapy, applied behaviour analysis.
Dr Jane Humphreys
(LaDP)
Under 5s cognitive/social development, lifespan transitions, teaching and learning.
Dr Kris Kinsey
(CPaN, LaDP)
Cognitive neuroscience, EEG, eye tracking, attention, vision, lexical dyslexia.
Dr James Macdonald
(CPaN)
Consciousness, attention, perception, mind-wandering, mental imagery, neuronal oscillations.
Dr Chris Pawson
(CPaN, LaDP, PIEaI)
Community psychology, mental health, child development, ethology, behavioural ecology.
Dr Charlotte Pennington
(CPaN, PIEaI)
Inhibitory control, working memory, alcohol, addictive behaviours, stereotyping, education.
Gemma Pike
(PIEaI)
Proactivity, social identity, careers, psychological capital, coaching, workplace wellbeing.
Dr Paul Redford
(PIEaI)
Organisational and business psychology, individual differences, motivation, creativity, learning.
Dr Claire-Marie Roberts
(CPaNLaDP, PIEaI)
Career termination, psychopathology, oculomotor behaviour, professional practice, women’s sport.
Dr Niklas Serning
(PIEaI)
Therapeutic use of psychedelics, critical psychology, post-psychology, young people.
Dr Zoe Thomas
(PIEaI)
Mental health, complex presentations, dual diagnosis.
Dr Miles Thompson
(PIEaI)
Acceptance and commitment therapy, pain, social and global justice.
Dr Tony Ward
(CPaN, PIEaI)
Cognitive representation, psychotherapy, pluralism, integration, emotion processing, online simulation.
Dr Nancy Zook
(CPaN, LaDP)
Executive functions, ageing, neuropsychological tests.

 

Staff members with secondary affiliation to the PSRG

Name and theme Main research group at UWE Bristol
Professor Richard Cheston
(LaDP)
Centre for Health and Clinical Research
Emily Dodd
(LaDP)
Centre for Health and Clinical Research
Dr Phillippa Diedrichs
(PIEaI)
Centre for Appearance Research
Dr Miltos Hadjiosif
(PIEaI)
Social Science Research Group
Dr Emma Halliwell
(PIEaI)
Centre for Appearance Research
Dr Nikki Hayfield
(PIEaI)
Social Science Research Group
Dr Elizabeth Jenkinson
(LaDP, PIEaI)
Centre for Appearance Research
Dr Helen Malson
(PIEaI)
Social Science Research Group
Dr Jane Meyrick
(PIEaI)
Public Health and Wellbeing Research Group
Dr Tim Moss
(PIEaI)
Centre for Appearance Research
Dr Christine Ramsey-Wade
(PIEaI)
Centre for Appearance Research
Dr Amy Slater
(PIEaI)
Centre for Appearance Research
Dr Catherine Warner
(PIEaI)
Social Science Research Group
Nigel Williams
(CPaN, LaDP)
Social Science Research Group
Dr Heidi Williamson
(PIEaI)
Centre for Appearance Research

 

 

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