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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.

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Are sleep quality judgements comparable across individuals, places and spaces? An interdisciplinary analysis of data from 207,608 individuals across 68 countries, Meadows, R., Brunton-Smith, I., Ellis, J. 4 May 2022, In: Sleep Health
  • A systematic review and meta-analysis of poor sleep, insomnia symptoms and stress in undergraduate students, Gardani, M., Bradford, D., Russell, K., Allan, S., Beattie, L., Ellis, J., Akram, U. 1 Feb 2022, In: Sleep Medicine Reviews
  • Evaluating Patterns and Factors Related to Sleep Disturbances in Prostate Cancer Patients, Mondal, S., Edwards, S., Wibowo, E., Ahmed, H., Wassersug, R., Ellis, J., Isaac, M., Dimitriou, D., Mangar, S. 30 Apr 2022, In: Healthcare (Switzerland)
  • Poor false sleep feedback does not affect pre-sleep cognitive arousal or subjective sleep continuity in healthy sleepers: a pilot study , Robson, A., Ellis, J., Elder, G. 5 May 2022, In: Sleep and Biological Rhythms
  • Pre-Sleep Cognitive Arousal Is Negatively Associated with Sleep Misperception in Healthy Sleepers during Habitual Environmental Noise Exposure: An Actigraphy Study, Sharman, R., Perlis, M., Bastien, C., Barclay, N., Ellis, J., Elder, G. 24 Feb 2022, In: Clocks & Sleep
  • We know CBT-I works, now what?, Muench, A., Vargas, I., Grandner, M., Ellis, J., Posner, D., Bastien, C., Drummond, S., Perlis, M. 1 Feb 2022, In: Faculty Reviews
  • 323 Is daytime napping a risk factor for persistent insomnia symptoms?, Pereira, R., Hartescu, I., Morgan, K., Jackson, R., Ellis, J., Morales, K., Perlis, M. 3 May 2021, In: Sleep
  • 774 Insomnia precedes suicidal ideation in a national longitudinal study of sleep continuity (NITES), Tubbs, A., Morales, K., Grandner, M., Ellis, J., Vargas, I., Fernandez, F., Perlis, M. 3 May 2021, In: Sleep
  • A machine learning model for multi-night actigraphic detection of chronic insomnia: development and validation of a pre-screening tool, Kusmakar, S., Karmakar, C., Zhu, Y., Shelyag, S., Drummond, S., Ellis, J., Angelova, M. Jun 2021, In: Royal Society Open Science
  • Anxiety, Insomnia, and Napping Predict Poorer Sleep Quality in an Autistic Adult Population, Sullivan, E., Halstead, E., Ellis, J., Dimitriou, D. 19 Sep 2021, In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

Professional Activity

PGR Supervision

  • Greg Elder Measuring a Sleep/Stress Switch Point Start Date: 01/09/2010 End Date: 22/05/2014
  • Rachel Sharman Emperically Testing the Neurocognitive Model of Insomnia Start Date: 01/09/2010 End Date: 16/10/2014
  • Jane Dawson Visceral and Behavioural Responses to Modern Art: Influence of Expertise, Type of Art and Context Start Date: 18/02/2013 End Date: 27/02/2017
  • Tracy Rogers Differentiating sleepiness from fatigue a multi-method approach Start Date: 01/10/2018
  • Tracy Rogers Start Date: 01/10/2018 End Date: 19/03/2021
  • Rónán Doherty Sleep, Nutrition and Recovery in Athletes Start Date: 01/10/2016
  • Paul Isaacs Start Date: 22/07/2016


Psychology PhD June 30 2004

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