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Staff engaged in research in the area of Health in Action

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HLS Nicola Barclay Staffprofile 100Dr Nicola Barclay
Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Associate Director of the Northumbria Centre for Sleep Research
PhD, BSc (Hons) Psychology
Nicola completed her first degree in Psychology at the University of Sussex, and completed an MSc in Research Methods in Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London. In 2011, Nicola completed her PhD... more>>

HLS Vincent Deary Staffprofile 100Vincent Deary
Senior Lecturer
Vincent Deary is a senior lecturer in health psychology. He is also a practitioner health psychologist and a practicing cognitive behavioural therapist. His research work draws upon his clinical experience... more>>

Dr Jason Ellis
Professor of Sleep Science and Director of the Northumbria Centre for Sleep Research
BSc (Hons) Psychology, MSc Health Psychology, PhD Sleep Medicine, C. Psychol (Chartered Health Psychologist), HCPC Practicing Health Psychologist
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... more>>

HLS Nick Heather1 Staffprofile 100Professor Nick Heather
Emeritus Professor of Alcohol and Other Drug Studies
BA (Hons), MSc, PhD, CPsychol, FBPsS
Nick is Emeritus Professor of Alcohol and Other Drug Studies within the Department of Psychology. He took up this position in 2003 following retirement from his post of Consultant Clinical Psychologist... more>>

Dr Leigh Riby
BSc (Hons), PhD
Leigh is a Reader in Psychology using a cognitive neuroscience approach to examine ageing, mind wandering and creative imagination. He obtained his PhD in 2001 from Bristol University (executive functioning... more>>

Lee Shepherd
Lecturer of Psychology
BSc (Cardiff University, 2007), MSc (Cardiff University, 2008), PhD (Cardiff University 2011)
Lee completed his BSc in Applied Psychology and his MSc in Social Science Research methods at Cardiff University. In 2011, Lee completed an ESRC funded PhD at Cardiff University, assessing the role of (anticipated)... more>>

Dr Liz Sillence
Senior Lecturer
BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD
Liz is a Senior Lecturer within the Department of Psychology teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. She is a member of the PACT (Psychology and Communication Technologies) Lab - part of... more>>

Dr Michael Smith
Senior Lecturer
BA (Hons), PhD
Michael completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Western Australia in 2005, before undertaking a PhD, also at the University of Western Australia, between 2006 and 2009. His PhD, under the... more>>


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