Jason Ellis is Professor in Psychology at Northumbria University and Director of the Northumbria Centre for Sleep Research.
Jason 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.
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BSc (hons) Psychology, MSc Health Psychology, PhD Sleep Medicine, C. Psychol (Chartered Health Psychologist), HCPC Practicing Health Psychologist
Sponsors and Collaborators
Economic and Social Research Council, the Wellcome Trust, the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the National Science Council of Taiwan, the British Academy, and action for ME.
Ellis, J.G (PI) Economic and Social Research Council (01/10/07 – 30/04/11). The Role of Psychological Adjustment in the Evolution of Chronic Insomnia (RES-061-25-0120 & RES-061-25-0120-A)
Gardani, M (PI), Ellis, J.G, (Co-I) Biello, S. The Wellcome Trust (01/01/09 – 31/12/10). How much is enough? A public engagement investigation into sleep timing a in a 24/7 society
Ellis, J.G (PI) The Royal Society of Edinburgh: Bilateral Exchange Programme with National Science Council Taiwan (14/10/10-03/11/10). Examining sleep preoccupation in depressed patients a cross-cultural comparison
Ellis, J.G (PI) Transport for London (08/02/10 – 01/03/10). The relationship between stress and decision making using ecological frameworks
Ellis, J.G (PI) The Institute for Ageing (funded through Gateshead PCT) (01/08/10 – 01/03/11). Polysomnographic characteristics of sleep and wakefulness in patients with Dementia
Ellis, J.G (PI) Mammoth Technology (01/09/11 – 31/09/11) The efficacy of biofoam mattress in reducing Periodic Limb Movements in healthy adults
Ellis, J.G (PI) UCB Pharma (01/09/11 – 31/08/12) Developing an evidence-based algorithm for restless legs syndrome masked as insomnia
Ellis, J.G (PI) Gotts, Z., Newton, J., Wetherell, M.A. & Deary, V. Action for ME (01/10/12 – 30/09/13) A case controlled study exploring the qualitative experience of sleep, the roles of sleep architecture, and diurnal patterns of salivary cortisol in ME/CFS
Ellis, J.G (PI). (01/05/12 – 30/09/12) British Broadcasting Corporation. Goodnight Britain
Deary, V., Ellis J.G, (Co-I) Barclay, N. (01/10/12-31/12/12) A PPI investigation of sleepy snorers. Higher Education Innovation Fund
Deary V., Ellis, J.G., (Co-I) Gotts, Z., Newton, J. The ME Association (01/06/13-31/05/14) - Development of a sleep intervention for people with ME/CFS
Ellis, J., Gardani, M. & Hogh, H. (2010). Priming affects poor sleepers but not normal sleepers on an Insomnia Ambiguity Task. Journal of Sleep Research 19, 27-30.
Ellis, J., Gehrman, P., Espie, C.A., Riemann D., & Perlis, M. (2012). Acute Insomnia: Current Conceptualizations and Future Directions. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 16, 5-14.
Ellis, J.G, Perlis, M.L, Neale, L., Espie, C.A, & Bastien, C.H. (2012) The Natural History of Insomnia: Focus on Prevalence and Incidence of Acute Insomnia. Journal of Psychiatric Research.46, 1278-1285.
Ellis, J.G, Thomson, A., Gregory, A. & Sterr, A. (2013). Biased processing of sleep-related stimuli in children of parents with insomnia. Behavioral Sleep Medicine. 11(2), 108-119.
Ellis, J.G., Perlis, M.L, Gardani, M., Bastien, C.H. & Espie, C.A. (in press) The Natural History of Insomnia: Acute insomnia and first-onset depression. Sleep
Ellis, J.G., Deary, V., Troxel, W. (in press) The impact of perceived partner alliance on outcome following Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia: Preliminary findings from the CBT-I PAIRS study. Behavioral Sleep Medicine
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