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 Catherine Hamilton-Giachritsis

Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology
Assistant Director, Centre for Forensic and Criminological Psychology

School of Psychology

Catherine Hamilton-Giachritsis is an HCPC registered Forensic Psychologist and Clinical Psychologist with an interest in child maltreatment and family violence, including risk assessment, impact of early institutionalisation and long-term outcomes (e.g., psychopathology and/or resilience). She also studies vulnerability to online grooming and impact on young people.

Telephone +44 (0)121 41 44925

Email c.hamilton.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Peter Hansen

School of Psychology

Dr Simon Hanslmayr

Dr Simon Hanslmayr

Senior Lecturer

School of Psychology

Dr Simon Hanslmayr is an expert in the role of brain oscillations for human cognition. His research addresses the question of how brain oscillations mediate long-term memory and attention in the human brain.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 6203

Email s.hanslmayr@bham.ac.uk

Dr Charlotte Hartwright (née Easter)

Dr Charlotte Hartwright (née Easter)

Research Associate

School of Psychology

I have a broad interest in the cognitive neuroscience of social behaviour, particularly in terms of how executive processes contribute to Theory of Mind (ToM), and the neural basis of these functional processes. Working with Prof Ian Apperly and Dr Peter Hansen, I have been using structural and functional neuroimaging techniques, including DTI and fMRI, in combination with ...

Email c.e.hartwright@bham.ac.uk

Dr Xun He

Research Fellow

School of Psychology

Email x.he@bham.ac.uk

Dr Dietmar Heinke

Dr Dietmar Heinke

Senior Lecturer

School of Psychology

Dr. Dietmar Heinke teaches statistics at the School of Psychology. His research focuses on interdisciplinary brain research integrating experimental work in psychology with theoretical/computational modeling work. for more information see his personal webpages.

He also is a member of the Centre for Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Robotics (CNCR).

Telephone +44 (0)121 41 44920

Email d.g.heinke@bham.ac.uk

Dr Suzanne Higgs

Dr Suzanne Higgs

Reader in the Psychobiology of Appetite

School of Psychology

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

Telephone +44 (0) 121 41 44907

Email s.higgs.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Juliane Honisch

Dr Juliane Honisch

Research Fellow in Social Neurosciences

School of Psychology

Dr Honisch is broadly interested in human movement timing and coordination. She is affiliated with the Sensory Motor Neuroscience (SyMoN) laband currently works with Dr Kimberly Quinn (Social Psychologist). Her present work investigates theoretical models of interpersonal behavioural synchronisation. Dr Honisch also conducts research on multi-person synchronisation in expert dancers and ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3534

Email j.j.honisch@bham.ac.uk

Dr Ruth Howard

Dr Ruth Howard

Senior Academic Tutor, ClinPsyD course

School of Psychology

I am a Senior Academic Tutor and Admissions Tutor for the ClinPsyD Programme.  I supervise research within the area of health psychology, focusing mainly on coeliac disease, cancer and end of life care.  I organise the ClinPsyD health psychology teaching module and support the organisation of the MRes Clinical programme.

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 4921 /+44 (0) 121 414 4915

Email r.a.howard.20@bham.ac.uk

Professor Glyn Humphreys

Honorary Professor of Cognitive Psychology

School of Psychology

Telephone +44 (0)121 41 44930

Email g.w.humphreys@bham.ac.uk