Academic staff in the School of Psychology 

Head of School

Professor Kim Shapiro

Professor Kim Shapiro

Professor and Chair of Cognitive Neuroscience
Head of School

School of Psychology

Professor Shapiro in collaboration with other colleagues published the first paper on the ‘attentional blink’ phenomenon, which has attracted great interest on the part of many scientists. The original publication has been cited over 1000 times and approximately 500 reports on the same topic have followed from it. He employs a wide range of neuroscience approaches and tools in his ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4930

Email k.l.shapiro@bham.ac.uk

Academic staff

Dr Jonathan Catling

Dr Jonathan Catling

Senior Lecturer

School of Psychology

Dr Jonathan Catling is a Cognitive Psychologist. His main research interest lies within the field of psycholinguistics, specifically assessing the impact of the ‘Age of Acquisition’ of language on cognitive functions in later life.

Email j.c.catling@bham.ac.uk

Katie Chisholm

Katie Chisholm

Research Fellow

School of Psychology

My research interests focus on adolescent mental health. They include the early detection and intervention of mental illness, risks and resilience associated with the development of mental illness, and primary and secondary prevention methods.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6241

Email k.e.chisholm.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Alimul Chowdhury

Dr Alimul Chowdhury

Clinical Scientist / Principal MR Physicist

School of Psychology

Dr Ali Chowdhury is a registered Clinical Scientist and MR Physicist in a joint post with the BUIC and the University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) NHS Foundation Trust. His work in the area of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Spectroscopy (MRS) includes providing expert advice in sequence development, quality assurance (QA) and MR safety. In addition, he is active in clinical research ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8833

Email a.chowdhury@bham.ac.uk

Dr Julie Christian

School of Psychology

Email j.n.christian@bham.ac.uk

Antonios Christou

Antonios Christou

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Psychology

Antonios Christou is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Predictive Sensory Motor Lab (PRISM) where he is investigating the genetic and neural bases of human sensorimotor learning . To achieve that he is utilizing sensorimotor psychophysical techniques and he is conducting genetic investigations to identify novel associations between genes, endophenotypes and sensorimotor behaviour in a ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2868

Email a.christou@bham.ac.uk

Professor Alex Copello

Professor Alex Copello

Professor of Addiction Research/Consultant Clinical Psychologist

School of Psychology

Professor Copello's research has led to major impacts on addiction treatment in the UK in recent years. He was Principal Investigator in the MRC funded UK Alcohol Treatment Trial, the largest trial of alcohol treatments conducted in the UK that informs effective and cost effective delivery of psychosocial interventions for alcohol problems. He led the development of a social and family ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 7414

Email a.g.copello@bham.ac.uk

Professor Leam Craig

Professor Leam Craig

Consultant Clinical Forensic Psychologist

School of Psychology

Professor Leam A. Craig is a Consultant Forensic and Clinical Psychologist and Partner at Forensic Psychology Practice Ltd. He is Professor (Hon) of Forensic Psychology at the Centre for Forensic and Criminological Psychology, University of Birmingham.

He has been appointed Fellow of the British Psychological Society.

He has authored over 70 research ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 377 6276

Email leamcraig@forensicpsychology.co.uk