Members of the Psychological Sciences Research Group

Find out more about our members, our theme affiliations, our research interests, and visit our more detailed staff profiles.

Key to the abbreviated research themes

AW     Ageing Well
ACN   Applied Cognition and Neuroscience
OPE   Optimising Performance and Engagement
PPH   Promoting Psychological Health

 

Staff members with primary affiliation to PSRG

Name and theme Key research interests
Dr Chris Alford
(AW ACN OPE PPH)
Performance, behaviour, cognition, sleep, drugs, alcohol, caffeine, psychophysiology, EEG.
Dr Gamze Arman
(OPE)
Business expatriates and immigrants, female career development, abusive supervision.  
Dr Selma Babayigit
(AW ACN OPE PPH)
Language, cognition and literacy development, bilingual, English as an additional language, Turkish.
Kate Bradley
(OPE)
Psychometric assessment, selection and development, artificial intelligence, diversity, growth mindset.
Dr Caroline Brown
(ACN)
Psychophysiological, attention, cognitive development, autism, emotion, mindfulness. 
Dr James Byron-Daniel
(OPE)
Applied sport psychology, exercise interventions, performance, lifespan physical activity.
Dr Mike Chase
(AW PPH)
Community psychology, mixed methods evaluations, and health provision experiences. 
Dr Gary Christopher
(AW)
Neuropsychological testing, dementia, ageing, emotion regulation, executive function, caffeine.
Dr Kait Clark
(ACN)
Visual cognition, attention, perceptual learning, training, expertise, individual differences.
Dr Toni Dicaccavo
(AW OPE PPH)
Counselling psychology, parentification, compassion focused therapy, CBT.
Dr Jennie Ferrell
(AW)
Cognitive development, social cognition, counterfactual reasoning, group dynamics.
Dr Rachel Gillibrand
(AW OPE PPH)
Young adulthood, health, wellbeing, solution-focused hypnotherapy, health interventions.
Dr Miltos Hadjiosif
(PPH)
 Counselling psychology, wounded healer, community psychology, narrative, popular culture.  
Dr Priscilla Heard
(AW ACN OPE PPH)
Visual perception, illusions, facial expression.
Dr Nicola Holt
(ACN PPH)
Creativity, art and health, schizotypy, anomalous experiences, experience sampling.
Dr Nic Hooper
(OPE PPH)
Acceptance and commitment therapy, applied behaviour analysis.
Dr Jane Humphreys
(AW)
Under 5s cognitive/social development, lifespan transitions, teaching and learning.
Dr Kris Kinsey
(AW ACN)
Cognitive neuroscience, EEG, eye tracking, attention, vision, lexical dyslexia.
Dr James Macdonald
(ACN)
Consciousness, attention, perception, mind-wandering, mental imagery, neuronal oscillations.
Dr Chris Pawson
(OPE PPH)
Community psychology, mental health, child development, ethology, behavioural ecology.
Dr Charlotte Pennington
(ACN OPE PPH)
Inhibitory control, working memory, alcohol, addictive behaviours, stereotyping, education.
Gemma Pike
(OPE PPH)
Proactivity, social identity, careers, psychological capital, coaching, workplace wellbeing.
Dr Paul Redford
(OPE PPH)
Organisational and business psychology, individual differences, motivation, creativity, learning.
Dr Claire-Marie Roberts
(AW ACN OPE PPH)
Career termination, psychopathology, oculomotor behaviour, professional practice, women’s sport.
Dr Niklas Serning
(PPH)
Therapeutic use of psychedelics, critical psychology, post-psychology, young people.
Dr Zoe Thomas
(PPH)
Mental health, complex presentations, dual diagnosis.
Dr Miles Thompson
(PPH)
Acceptance and commitment therapy, chronic pain, community psychology.
Dr Tony Ward
(ACN PPH)
Cognitive representation, psychotherapy, pluralism, integration, emotion processing, online simulation.
Lindsay Woodford
(OPE)
 Overtraining, mental health, sport psychology.
Dr Nancy Zook
(AW ACN)
Executive functions, ageing, neuropsychological tests.

 

Staff members with secondary affiliation to PSRG

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

 

 

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