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

Caroline Oliver

School of Psychology

Professor Chris Oliver

Professor Chris Oliver

Professor of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

School of Psychology

Chris Oliver is Professor of Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Director of the Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders. His main research interests are behavioural, cognitive and emotional disorders in people with severe intellectual disability, genetic syndromes and autism spectrum conditions.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4909

Email c.oliver@bham.ac.uk

Dr Andrew Olson

Dr Andrew Olson

Senior Lecturer; Head of Quality

School of Psychology

Andrew Olson is a neuropsychologist who is interested in cognition and its various forms of breakdown and especially in the organization of language in the brain. He works with patient volunteers with aphasia, children, healthy adults and members of the deaf community.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3328

Email a.l.o.olson@bham.ac.uk

Professor Jim Orford

Professor Jim Orford

Emeritus Professor of Clinical & Community Psychology

School of Psychology

Now semi-retired, I have a long career behind me and have achieved a national and international reputation in the fields of addiction and community psychology.

Telephone +44 (0)121 41 44918

Email j.f.orford@bham.ac.uk