Honorary Academics

Professor Anthony Beech

Professor Anthony Beech

Emeritus Professor in Criminological Psychology

School of Psychology

Professor Anthony Beech is an Emeritus Professor in the Centre for Applied Psychologyat the University of Birmingham, UK. He has authored over 180 peer-reviewed articles, 50 book chapters and six books in the area of forensic science/criminal justice. In 2009 he received the Significant Achievement Award from the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers in Dallas, and the Senior Award ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 7215
Email
a.r.beech@bham.ac.uk

Dr Richard Bennett

Dr Richard Bennett

Lecturer in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Course Lead - PGDip High Intensity Psychological Therapy (CBT)

School of Psychology

Dr Richard Bennett works as a Lecturer on the CBT programmes, where he leads the Postgraduate Diploma in High Intensity CBT.  He is qualified as a Clinical Psychologist and Occupational Therapist and regularly contributes to a range of professional training courses across the University.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 3763
Email
r.bennett@bham.ac.uk

Professor David Booth

Professor David Booth

Honorary Professor

School of Psychology

David Booth investigates the ways in which an individual's life works. His research and teaching centre on the processes in the mind that situate actions and reactions by people, members of other species and, indeed, socially intelligent engineered systems.

Email
d.a.booth@sussex.ac.uk

Professor Alex Copello

Professor Alex Copello

Honorary 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 articles and chapters in a range of research ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 377 6276
Email
leamcraig@forensicpsychology.co.uk

Dr Geraldine Fletcher

Dr Geraldine Fletcher

CBT Programmes Director

School of Psychology

Geraldine is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and currently works part-time in the NHS, where she leads a Skills Development Service, and part-time at the University of Birmingham, where she directs CBT Programmes. She is an accredited therapist, trainer and supervisor with the BABCP, and a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with the BPS.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 4908

Dr Gillian Harris

Dr Gillian Harris

Honorary Senior Lecturer

School of Psychology

Dr Gillian Harris has worked, throughout her career, on food acceptance and refusal in childhood and infancy. She is seen as a foremost expert in this field. Her clinical work has concentrated on interventions with children who refuse food; primarily because of ongoing medical conditions or developmental difference or delay.

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Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 4899
Email
g.harris@bham.ac.uk

Professor Chris Miall

Professor Chris Miall

Emeritus Professor of Motor Neuroscience

School of Psychology

Professor Miall has been studying sensorimotor control for about 35 years, from his PhD in locusts, to crayfish, primates and for about 20 years he has been working exclusively on human sensory and motor systems. He is particularly interested in the role of the cerebellum, in sensory motor learning and in predictive control, and the impact of somatosensory loss on movement and cognition.

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Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 42867
Email
r.c.miall@bham.ac.uk

Dr Isabel Morales-Muñoz

Dr Isabel Morales-Muñoz

Honorary Research Fellow
Institute for Mental Health

Dr Isabel Morales-Muñoz is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Institute for Mental Health (IMH). Dr Morales-Muñoz holds the position of Academy of Finland postdoctoral research fellow, at the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), in Helsinki, Finland. Her main research interests lie within the field of sleep, neuropsychology and mental health.

Email
i.morales-munoz@bham.ac.uk

Professor Chris Oliver

Professor Chris Oliver

Emeritus 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

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
01273 722 473
Email
j.f.orford@bham.ac.uk

Dr Camillo Porcaro

Dr Camillo Porcaro

Honorary Senior Research Fellow

School of Psychology

Dr Camillo Porcaro is a computational neuroscientist with a core interest in the development of analytical methods for extracting information from non-invasive measures of brain activity. His research focuses on identifying functional brain sources from data obtained through neuroimaging techniques.

View Dr Porcaro's Google Scholar page

 

Email
c.porcaro@bham.ac.uk

Professor Jane E. Raymond

Professor Jane E. Raymond

Emeritus Professor of Visual Cognition

School of Psychology

Professor Raymond is a visual perception/cognition specialist with a wide range of interests in how humans use and respond to complex visual information. She conducted the seminal work on the “Attention Blink”, a finding that launched intensive interest in labs around the world on how selective attention operates over time. Her work has included studies on visual attention across time ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 4912
Email
j.raymond@bham.ac.uk

Professor John Rose

Professor John Rose

School of Psychology

John Rose is a clinical psychologist with a particular interest in working with people who have Intellectual Disabilities. He is currently working on a research project examining the effectiveness of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing with people with Intellectual Disabilities.

Email
j.l.rose@bham.ac.uk

Professor Kim Shapiro

Professor Kim Shapiro

Emeritus Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience

School of Psychology

Professor Shapiro in collaboration with other colleagues published the first paper on the ‘attentional blink’ phenomenon. His current research interests continue in attention, particularly as it interacts with short- and long- term memory. He maintains an active lab that includes postdocs, doctoral and masters students, and undergraduate research assistants. In addition to basic ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 4930
Email
k.l.shapiro@bham.ac.uk

Professor Stephen Wood

Professor Stephen Wood

Honorary Professor of Adolescent Brain Development and Mental Health

School of Psychology

My research aims to understand the health paradox of adolescence - the years between 12 and 25 are a time of great physical fitness, yet this is the period during which 75% of all mental disorders have their onset. Why should this be the case? Clearly changes in the brain are likely culprits, but how they interact with genetic and environmental factors to produce illness is unclear.

The disorder ...

Telephone
0121 4144917
Email
s.j.wood@bham.ac.uk