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Prof Jason Ellis


Department: Psychology

Jason Ellis Staffprofile Northumbriauniversity255Jason Ellis is Professor in Psychology at Northumbria University and Director of the Northumbria Centre for Sleep Research. He has sat on various committees including the British Psychological Society – Division of Health Psychology, the Teaching and Educational Advisory Committee for the Sleep Research Society (based in the USA) and the Division of Health Psychology Scotland.

Jason has presented his research at numerous conferences and invited talks in the UK, Europe, the United States and Canada (including the University of California – San Diego C.A., Harvard Medical School M.A., and the University of Laval, Quebec), and the rest of the world.

Additionally he has consulted for Transport for London, Wall to Wall Media, Cussons Pearl, and UCB Pharma. He is also actively involved in both public and professional engagement activities, speaking at the British Science Festival, TEDx Conference, and the National Science Learning Centre.


Psychology PhD June 30 2004

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Examination of sleep health dimensions and their associations with perceived stress and health in a UK sample, Allen, S., Akram, U., Ellis, J. 1 Mar 2020, In: Journal of Public Health
  • Experienced demand does not affect subsequent sleep and the cortisol awakening response, Elder, G., Wetherell, M., Barclay, N., Ellis, J., Pollet, T. 30 Jul 2020, In: Nature and Science of Sleep
  • Impaired Insulin Profiles Following a Single Night of Sleep Restriction: The Impact of Acute Sprint Interval Exercise, Sweeney, E., Peart, D., Kyza, I., Harkes, T., Ellis, J., Walshe, I. 1 Mar 2020, In: International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism
  • A two-phase cohort study of the sleep phenotype within primary Sjögren’s syndrome and its clinical correlates, Lewis, I., Hackett, K., Ng, W., Ellis, J., Newton, J. 27 Aug 2019, In: Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia and Acute Insomnia, Ellis, J. 1 Jun 2019, In: Sleep Medicine Clinics
  • Disassembling insomnia symptoms and their associations with depressive symptoms in a community sample, Ji, X., Bastien, C., Ellis, J., Hale, L., Grandner, M. 1 Aug 2019, In: Sleep Health
  • Driving After Drinking Alcohol Associated with Insufficient Sleep and Insomnia among Student Athletes and Non-Athletes, Bastien, C., Ellis, J., Athey, A., Chakravorty, S., Robbins, R., Knowlden, A., Charest, J., Grandner, M. 20 Feb 2019, In: Brain Sciences
  • Managing Acute Insomnia in Prison, Randall, C., Nowakowski, S., Ellis, J. 2 Nov 2019
  • Sleep and Nutrition Interactions, Doherty, R., Madigan, S., Warrington, G., Ellis, J. 11 Apr 2019, In: Nutrients

PGR Supervision

  • Tracy Rogers Start: 01/10/2018
  • Rónán Doherty Start: 01/10/2016
  • Paul Isaacs Start: 22/07/2016


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