Skip navigation

Joanne Forster

Postgraduate Associate

Department: Psychology

Joanne graduated from Northumbria University in 2006 with a BSc (Hons) in Psychology. Following a year and a half working as an account resourcer for a large north east recruitment company, she returned to Northumbria University in January 2008 to provide administrative support to the School of Psychology and Sport Sciences. Joanne joined the BPNRC in April 2008 as a Research Assistant in order to pursue her interest in Psychology and academic research. In 2012 she became a permenant member of the academic staff and in 2016 became a Senior Research Assistant. In 2019 she was asked to take on the role of Lab Manager for the research centre. Joanne is also a fully trained phlebotomist and assists with collection and processing of blood samples and other biological samples in several studies at the BPNRC. Her research interests include the effects of supplements on stress. 

Joanne Forster

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Acute cognitive performance and mood effects of coffee berry and apple extracts: A randomised, double blind, placebo controlled crossover study in healthy humans, Jackson, P., Haskell-Ramsay, C., Forster, J., Khan, J., Veasey, R., Kennedy, D., Wilson, A., Saunders, C., Wightman, E. 12 Aug 2021, In: Nutritional Neuroscience
  • Differential Effects of DHA- and EPA-Rich Oils on Sleep in Healthy Young Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Patan, M., Kennedy, D., Husberg, C., Hustvedt, S., Calder, P., Middleton, B., Khan, J., Forster, J., Jackson, P. 16 Jan 2021, In: Nutrients
  • Effects of Saffron Extract Supplementation on Mood, Well-Being, and Response to a Psychosocial Stressor in Healthy Adults: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel Group, Clinical Trial, Jackson, P., Forster, J., Khan, J., Pouchieu, C., Dubreuil, S., Gaudout, D., Moras, B., Pourtau, L., Joffre, F., Vaysse, C., Bertrand, K., Abrous, H., Vauzour, D., Brossaud, J., Corcuff, J., Capuron, L., Kennedy, D. 1 Feb 2021, In: Frontiers in Nutrition
  • Supplementation with oil rich in eicosapentaenoic acid, but not in docosahexaenoic acid, improves global cognitive function in healthy, young adults: results from randomized controlled trials, Patan, M., Kennedy, D., Husberg, C., Hustvedt, S., Calder, P., Khan, J., Forster, J., Jackson, P. 1 Sep 2021, In: The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
  • Acute and Chronic Effects of Green Oat (Avena sativa) Extract on Cognitive Function and Mood during a Laboratory Stressor in Healthy Adults: A Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study in Healthy Humans, Kennedy, D., Bonnländer, B., Lang, S., Pischel, I., Forster, J., Khan, J., Jackson, P., Wightman, E. 29 May 2020, In: Nutrients
  • Acute Effects of a Polyphenol-Rich Leaf Extract of Mangifera indica L. (Zynamite) on Cognitive Function in Healthy Adults: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Crossover Study, Wightman, E., Jackson, P., Forster, J., Khan, J., Wiebe, J., Gericke, N., Kennedy, D. 23 Jul 2020, In: Nutrients
  • A Randomized, Crossover Study of the Acute Cognitive and Cerebral Blood Flow Effects of Phenolic, Nitrate and Botanical Beverages in Young, Healthy Humans, Jackson, P., Wightman, E., Veasey, R., Forster, J., Khan, J., Saunders, C., Mitchell, S., Haskell-Ramsay, C., Kennedy, D. 28 Jul 2020, In: Nutrients
  • Diurnal rhythm of plasma EPA and DHA in healthy adults, Jackson, P., Husberg, C., Hustvedt, S., Calder, P., Khan, J., Avery, H., Forster, J., Kennedy, D. 1 Mar 2020, In: Prostaglandins Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids
  • Acute Post-Prandial Cognitive Effects of Brown Seaweed Extract in Humans, Haskell, C., Jackson, P., Dodd, F., Forster, J., Bérubé, J., Levinton, C., Kennedy, D. 13 Jan 2018, In: Nutrients
  • The acute and chronic cognitive and cerebral blood flow effects of a sideritis scardica (Greek mountain tea) extract: A double blind, randomized, placebo controlled, parallel groups study in healthy humans, Wightman, E., Jackson, P., Khan, J., Forster, J., Heiner, F., Feistel, B., Suarez, C., Pischel, I., Kennedy, D. 24 Jul 2018, In: Nutrients

Qualifications

  • Psychology BSc (Hons) July 30 2006
  • Not Specified A Level July 30 2003


a sign in front of a crowd
+

Northumbria Open Days

Open Days are a great way for you to get a feel of the University, the city of Newcastle upon Tyne and the course(s) you are interested in.

Research at Northumbria
+

Research at Northumbria

Research is the life blood of a University and at Northumbria University we pride ourselves on research that makes a difference; research that has application and affects people's lives.

a person sitting at a table
+

Order your prospectus

If you would like to know more about our courses, or life in general as a student at Northumbria, then we can help you.

Latest News and Features

More news

Back to top