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Dr Jackie Blissett

Dr Jackie Blissett

Reader in Childhood Eating Behaviour

Jackie is an applied developmental psychologist whose specific interest is in parenting and childhood eating behaviour and obesity.

Dr Beth Grunfeld

Dr Beth Grunfeld

Senior Lecturer in Psychology
Health Psychologist

Dr Grunfeld's research focuses on the role of beliefs, attitudes and perceptions on behaviour, particulalrly in relation to health. Her work has advanced knowledge of how beliefs around illness, risk, and social factors predict timelines of help-seeking behaviours, influence returning to work following illnesss and impact on short and long term adaptation.

Dr Suzanne Higgs

Dr Suzanne Higgs

Reader in the Psychobiology of Appetite

60 second video iconI am a research psychologist interested in the study of motivated behaviours like eating and drug taking.

Dr Ruth Howard

Dr Ruth Howard

Senior Academic Tutor, ClinPsyD course

I am one of the Senior Academic Tutors on the ClinPsyD Course in the School of Psychology. My role involves being the Year 3 Tutor as well as curriculum organisation and development. I supervise research in the area of health psychology, focusing mainly on Coeliac Disease, cancer and end of life care.

Dr Michael Larkin

Senior Research Tutor for Clinical Psychology
Senior Lecturer in Psychology
Course Director MRes Clinical Psychology

My main roles involve teaching, supporting and supervising research on the clinical psychology doctorate, and organising the MRes Clinical Psychology course. I also supervise PhD students using qualitative research methods to explore experiences of psychological distress, recovery, relatedness and caring. My research interests are in these same areas.

Dr Gary Urquhart Law

Senior Academic Tutor
Lecturer in Clinical Psychology & Child Clinical Psychologist

Dr Theresa Powell

Dr Theresa Powell

Programme Director, Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Postgraduate research students

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