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

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

Kate Eden

Kate Eden

Doctoral Researcher

Kate Eden is a third year PhD student, supervised by Chris Oliver at the Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, University of Birmingham. Her research is focusing on the association between pain and challenging behaviour in individuals with intellectual disability.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2855

Email kee854@bham.ac.uk

Dr Mark Elliott

Dr Mark Elliott

Research Fellow in Human Movement Timing and Coordination

Dr Elliott is a Research Fellow in the Sensory Motor Neuroscience (SyMoN) lab. His work investigates how the brain combines information across the senses such that we are able to time and coordinate movements with our surrounding environment. He is currently investigating how groups of people move together in synchrony, occurring in scenarios such as dance, music or simply walking ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7260

Email m.t.elliott@bham.ac.uk

Natasha Elliott

Natasha Elliott

Doctoral Researcher

Title of PhD: (Developmental Neuroscience of Autism; full title to be confirmed)

Supervisor: Dr Joe McCleery 

Natasha is currently investigating effective intervention techniques for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders using clinical-behavioural measures, electroencephalography, event-related potentials, and ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7219

Email nxe103@bham.ac.uk

Katherine Ellis

Doctoral Researcher

Title of PhD: Social Cognition in Genetic Syndromes

Supervisor: Chris Oliver (primary), Ian Apperly (secondary)

Katherine is a PhD student supervised by Chris Oliver. She is currently investigating social cognition and social behavior across various neurodevelopmental disorders.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2855

Email kre061@bham.ac.uk

Esteban Eugenio Esquivel Santoveña

Esteban Eugenio Esquivel Santoveña

Doctoral Researcher

Title of PhD: Exploring Intimate Partner Violence in International Dating Samples

Supervisor: Dr Louise Dixon

I am interested in how attitudes and other salient risk factors of partner violence impact in young dating relationships. I am specifically investigating how certain mental health correlates (such as depression, PTSD, psychological ...

Telephone +44 (0)7904891003

Email eee871@bham.ac.uk