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Prof Jason Ellis

Professor

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.

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 Examining sleep as a moderator in the link between nutritional supplementation and oxidative stress in elite athletes. Start Date: 01/10/2016
  • Paul Isaacs Start Date: 22/07/2016

Qualifications

Psychology PhD June 30 2004

Professional Activity

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Eye tracking and attentional bias for depressive internet memes in depression, Akram, U., Ellis, J., Cau, G., Hershaw, F., Rajenthran, A., Lowe, M., Trommelen, C., Drabble, J. 1 Feb 2021, In: Experimental Brain Research
  • Impairments in glycaemic control do not increase linearly with repeated nights of sleep restriction in healthy adults: a randomized controlled trial, Sweeney, E., Peart, D., Ellis, J., Walshe, I. 15 Mar 2021, In: Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Managing Insomnia Using Lucid Dreaming Training: A Pilot Study, Ellis, J., De Koninck, J., Bastien, C. 4 Mar 2021, In: Behavioral Sleep Medicine
  • 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
  • Exploratory study on the role of emotion regulation in perceived valence, humour, and beneficial use of depressive internet memes in depression, Akram, U., Drabble, J., Cau, G., Hershaw, F., Rajenthran, A., Lowe, M., Trommelen, C., Ellis, J. 1 Dec 2020, In: Scientific Reports
  • 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
  • Testing an early online intervention for the treatment of disturbed sleep during the COVID-19 pandemic (Sleep COVID-19): structured summary of a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial, Elder, G., Alfonso-Miller, P., Atkinson, W., Santhi, N., Ellis, J. Dec 2020, In: Trials
  • 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: Considerations and Controversies, Ellis, J. 1 Jun 2019, In: Sleep Medicine Clinics


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