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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
  • CBT-I and acute insomnia, Ellis, J. 23 Jan 2019, In: Sleep Medicine Clinics
  • Managing Acute Insomnia in Prison, Randall, C., Nowakowski, S., Ellis, J. 5 Oct 2018
  • Exploration of potential objective and subjective daily indicators of sleep health in normal sleepers, Allen, S., Elder, G., Longstaff, L., Gotts, Z., Sharman, R., Akram, U., Ellis, J. 27 Sep 2018, In: Nature and Science of Sleep
  • Long Sleep Duration and Social Jetlag Are Associated Inversely with a Healthy Dietary Pattern in Adults: Results from the UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey Rolling Programme Y1–4, Almoosawi, S., Palla, L., Walshe, I., Vingeliene, S., Ellis, J. 21 Aug 2018, In: Nutrients
  • The impact of pre-sleep arousal state and strategy to control unwanted thoughts on sleep quality, Čapková, K., Vaculík, M., Ellis, J., Šipula, M. 4 May 2018, In: Anxiety, Stress and Coping
  • Anticipated next-day demand affects the magnitude of the cortisol awakening response, but not subjective or objective sleep, Elder, G., Barclay, N., Wetherell, M., Ellis, J. Feb 2018, In: Journal of Sleep Research
  • Pharmacists' perceptions and communication of risk for alertness impairing medications, Jomaa, I., Odisho, M., Cheung, J., Wong, K., Ellis, J., Smyth, T., Saini, B. Jan 2018, In: Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy
  • European guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of insomnia, Riemann, D., Baglioni, C., Bassetti, C., Bjorvatn, B., Dolenc Groselj, L., Ellis, J., Espie, C., Garcia-Borreguero, D., Gjerstad, M., Gonçalves, M., Hertenstein, E., Jansson-Fröjmark, M., Jennum, P., Leger, D., Nissen, C., Parrino, L., Paunio, T., Pevernagie, D., Verbraecken, J., Weeß, H., Wichniak, A., Zavalko, I., Arnardottir, E., Deleanu, O., Strazisar, B., Zoetmulder, M., Spiegelhalder, K. Dec 2017, In: Journal of Sleep Research
  • Is it time to get some SHUT-i? [Editorial], Ellis, J., Seed, J., Bastien, C., Grandner, M. 1 Aug 2017, In: Annals of Translational Medicine
  • CBT-I and the short sleep duration insomnia phenotype: a comment on Bathgate, Edinger and Krystal [Editorial], Bastien, C., Ellis, J., Grandner, M. Aug 2017, In: Annals of Translational Medicine


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