Academic Staff


Dr Sally Adams

Dr Sally Adams

Associate Professor
MSc Mental Health Programme Lead

School of Psychology

Sally is a teaching focused associate professor with a passion for enhancing the student learning experience. Her research interests are in the areas of alcohol use and hangover, harm reduction, recovery and sobriety.  

Email
s.adams.2@bham.ac.uk

Dr KyungMin An

Dr KyungMin An

Assistant Professor in Psychology

School of Psychology

Dr KyungMin An’s main interests are in neuroimaging studies on child development and children with developmental disorders. She is focusing on developmental trajectories of brain activity/rhythms across child development and neural characteristics in children with developmental disorders. To measure brain responses from children, she is applying non-invasive and child-friendly neuroimaging ...

Email
k.m.an@bham.ac.uk

Professor Ian Apperly

Professor Ian Apperly

Professor of cognition and development
Director of the Centre for Developmental Science

School of Psychology

Ian Apperly is an experimental psychologist, and his main research interest is in “mindreading” – the ability to take other people’s perspectives for communication, co-operation, competition or deception. He is the author of over 80 journal articles, and the 2010 book, entitled “Mindreaders: The cognitive basis of theory of mind”.

Telephone
0121 414 3339
Email
i.a.apperly@bham.ac.uk

Dr Matthew Apps

Dr Matthew Apps

Senior Research Fellow (≈Associate Professor) / BBSRC David Phillips Fellow

School of Psychology

Dr. Apps is a leading expert in the computational, cognitive and neural basis of motivation and social behaviour. More info about the labs work can be found here: www.MSN-lab.com

Email
m.a.j.apps@bham.ac.uk

Professor Andrew Bagshaw

Professor Andrew Bagshaw

Professor of Imaging Neuroscience

School of Psychology

Professor Bagshaw's main interest is in developing and applying non-invasive neuroimaging methods to questions in clinical and behavioural neuroscience. Current work in the Multimodal Integration Group (MIG)focuses on using EEG-fMRI to understand the influence of ongoing brain activity on evoked and behavioural responses, and to examine the localisation and functional significance of ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 3683
Email
a.p.bagshaw@bham.ac.uk

Professor Sarah Beck

Professor Sarah Beck

Professor of Cognitive Development

School of Psychology

Sarah Beck - Research in 60 seconds video

Sarah's research examines how we think imaginatively about the real world. She is especially interested in how children become able to speculate about what might have been (counterfactual thinking) and how they think creatively to solve novel problems, particularly those involving tools. She takes a developmental approach, focusing on how children’s imaginative thinking changes and what ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 44902
Email
s.r.beck@bham.ac.uk

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Assistant Professor in Social Psychology

School of Psychology

Dr Bouguettaya primarily studies social psychology and its application to other fields, especially health (and public health). His main research interest is how we can apply social identity theory to ills in society, but will also investigate the ills themselves to understand how they are seen from other perspectives (e.g., legal, medical, etc).

His areas of interest:

  • Social identity and ...

Telephone
+44 (0)1214144939
Email
a.bouguettaya@bham.ac.uk

Professor Howard Bowman

Professor Howard Bowman

Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience

School of Psychology

Professor Bowman applies the methods of Cognitive Neuroscience, especially EEG and Neural Modelling, to understanding a spectrum of Cognitive phenomena, including conscious perception, temporal attention and subliminal search. Much of his work focuses on verifying the simultaneous Type/ Serial Token theory of temporal attention and working memory encoding, which he developed with Brad Wyble.

Prof ...

Email
bowmanh@adf.bham.ac.uk

Professor Andrew J. Bremner

Professor Andrew J. Bremner

Professor of Developmental Psychology
Head of Education

School of Psychology

Professor Andy Bremner is a developmental psychologist with expertise in multisensory perceptual development and the development of touch perception. He has particularly focused on examining how infants come to perceive their own bodies and their relation to the external world around them.

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 41 43833
Email
a.j.bremner@bham.ac.uk

Professor Matthew Broome

Professor Matthew Broome

Professor of Psychiatry and Youth Mental Health
Director of the Institute for Mental Health

School of Psychology

Youth Mental Health - Birmingham HeroesMatthew is an academic psychiatrist and Director of the Institute for Mental Health at the University.  He is a leader in the field of early psychosis and in the philosophy and ethics of mental health.

Telephone
01214147197
Email
m.r.broome@bham.ac.uk

Dr Stephanie Burnett Heyes

Dr Stephanie Burnett Heyes

Assistant Professor

School of Psychology

Dr Stephanie Burnett Heyes is a developmental psychologist with expertise in adolescent and young adult social cognition, emotion, decision-making and mental health/wellbeing. 

Email
s.burnettheyes@bham.ac.uk

Dr Anke C. Büttner

Dr Anke C. Büttner

Associate Professor
Deputy Assessments Officer

School of Psychology

Dr Anke Büttner is a psycholinguist and cognitive psychologist interested in the way people make sense of language. She also has an interest in learning and teaching, in particular in the effects of encouraging students to take ownership of the work and in the processes that take place during mentoring relationships.

Telephone
+44 (0)0121 414 4055
Email
a.c.buttner@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jon Catling

Dr Jon Catling

Associate Professor
Deputy Director of UG Studies
Student Enhancement & Outreach

School of Psychology

Dr Jon Catling is an Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in Psychology, and is an expert in research design and analysis.  His research interests cover three main areas:  Language acquisition, especially the impact of the ‘Age of Acquisition’ of language; Resilience and the relationship between mental health, faith and academic attainment in young people; and the ...

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

Dr Emma Černis

Dr Emma Černis

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology

School of Psychology

Dr Emma Černis is a clinical psychologist with expertise in complex mental health difficulties. Her research focuses on understanding dissociative experiences from a cognitive-behavioural perspective.

Pronunciation: “Chur-niss”.

Telephone
0121 414 7221
Email
e.cernis@bham.ac.uk

Dr Magda Chechlacz

Dr Magda Chechlacz

Assistant Professor in Cognition and Ageing

School of Psychology

Dr Chechlacz is broadly interested in understanding how variability in the neurochemical, structural and functional organisation of the brain affect cognitive functions and relates to individual differences in human behaviour and in susceptibility to cognitive ageing and mental health problems. Her work combines cognitive assessment of attentional functions with spherical deconvolution ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 2852
Email
m.chechlacz.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Melissa Colloff

Dr Melissa Colloff

Assistant Professor in Forensic Psychology

School of Psychology

Dr Melissa Colloff conducts research on applied memory and cognition. Melissa mainly uses research and statistical modelling techniques from basic psychology to investigate memory and decision-making in the legal system. Melissa is interested in both theoretical and applied aspects.

https://www.melissacolloff.com/

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 4925
Email
m.colloff@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jennifer Cook

Dr Jennifer Cook

Senior Research Fellow

School of Psychology

Dr Cook’s work investigates action and social cognition in typically developed adults and those with autism spectrum conditions.

With respect to action Dr Cook and her colleagues have shown that autistic adults move with subtly different kinematics compared to typical controls (Cook, Blakemore and Press, 2013, Brain). Such atypical kinematics can impact on the perception, ...

Telephone
0121 414 7218
Email
j.l.cook@bham.ac.uk

Dr Damian Cruse

Dr Damian Cruse

Associate Professor
Deputy Admissions

School of Psychology

The aim of Dr Cruse’s research is to improve clinical practice following severe brain injury through the application of methods from cognitive electrophysiology. By identifying residual neural and cognitive mechanisms, it is possible to improve the accuracy of diagnoses and prognoses, and gain a more accurate understanding of how the brain supports consciousness and cognition.

Email
d.cruse@bham.ac.uk

Dr Maria Dauvermann

Dr Maria Dauvermann

Assistant Professor in Youth Mental Health

School of Psychology

Dr Dauvermann’s research focusses on the identification of risk and resilience markers in young people who are at high risk of developing neurodevelopmental and mental health conditions, and is also interested in the characterisation of biopsychosocial prognostic markers of clinical and functional outcome. She uses cognitive neuroscientific and interdisciplinary methods to integrate ...

Email
m.dauvermann@bham.ac.uk

Dr Ed Day

Dr Ed Day

Clinical Reader
Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist
Institute for Mental Health

School of Psychology

Dr Ed Day is a Psychiatrist who combines clinical work in the NHS with research and teaching. He specializes in the treatment of drug and alcohol use disorders, and his research focuses on testing novel pharmacological and psychosocial interventions. He was appointed the National Recovery Champion by the Home Office in May 2019.

Learn more

Email
e.j.day@bham.ac.uk

Dr Stephane De Brito

Dr Stephane De Brito

Associate Professor

School of Psychology

Dr De Brito is a psychologist and director of the Social, Cognitive, Affective, and Neuroscience (SCAN) lab. Research in the SCAN lab focuses on understanding the mechanistic interplay between the social, cognitive, affective, and neurocognitive factors implicated in the development and persistence of antisocial and aggressive behaviour. A second strand of research examines those aspects among ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 2641
Email
s.a.debrito@bham.ac.uk

Dr Rory T. Devine

Dr Rory T. Devine

Assistant Professor in Developmental Psychology
Senior Admissions Tutor

School of Psychology

Dr Rory T. Devine is a developmental psychologist with expertise in children’s social and cognitive development, longitudinal research methods and psychometrics. His research focuses on individual differences in ‘higher-order’ cognitive skills from infancy to adulthood. His work seeks to understand: (1) why children differ from one another in their ability to reason about ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 3340
Email
r.t.devine@bham.ac.uk

Dr Massimiliano (Max) Di Luca

Dr Massimiliano (Max) Di Luca

Associate Professor in Computational Neuroscience

School of Psychology

Max Di Luca - Research in 60 seconds videoDr Di Luca investigates the mechanisms of human perception using psychophysical methods and computational modeling. The goal of his research is to understand how the brain progressively builds the perception of the environment by picking up information through actions and by integrating sensations over time.

Personal website: http://massimilianodiluca.info/

Email
m.diluca@bham.ac.uk

Dr Davinia Fernández-Espejo

Dr Davinia Fernández-Espejo

Associate Professor

School of Psychology

Davinia Fernández-Espejo’s main goal is to understand how the brain supports consciousness and what goes wrong for patients to become entirely unaware after severe brain injury. She uses techniques such as MRI (structural and functional), tDCS, and behavioural approaches in both healthy volunteers and patients with a disorder of consciousness to test hypotheses about ...

Email
d.fernandez-espejo@bham.ac.uk

Dr Michelle Fisher

Clinical Director

School of Psychology

Dr Michelle Fisher is the Clinical Director for the Clinical Psychology Doctorate Course.  She has worked as Clinical Director since 2012 and prior to this she was a Clinical Tutor since 2004.  She qualified in 2000 from the Birmingham Clinical Psychology Doctorate Course and has a background in working in adult mental health.

Email
m.fisher.1@bham.ac.uk

Professor Heather D. Flowe

Professor Heather D. Flowe

Professor of Forensic Psychology

Heather’s research is centered on understanding episodic memory, particularly memory for criminal events, using both experimental and applied approaches. This includes interdisciplinary investigations of memory retrieval in police interviews and lineup parades. She develops memory enhancing, broad reach, low-cost procedures that are being integrated into legal systems around the world.

Heat ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 4925
Email
h.flowe@bham.ac.uk

Dr Owen Forster

Dr Owen Forster

Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology
Programme Director, Forensic Clinical Psychology Doctorate

School of Psychology

Dr Owen Forster is a qualified Clinical Psychologist who has specialized in the provision of clinical work in forensic settings, including prison, probation and the courts.

Email
o.forster@bham.ac.uk

Dr Andrew Fox

Dr Andrew Fox

Assistant Professor in Psychology
Research Tutor
Clinical Psychologist

School of Psychology

Dr Andy Fox is a clinical psychologist specialising in complex and enduring mental health needs, particularly psychosis. Much of his work involves developing an understanding of the social-psychological factors important in complex mental health difficulties and trying to work out what to do about them to improve people's well-being.

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4312-7453

Email
a.p.fox@bham.ac.uk

Dr Joseph Galea

Dr Joseph Galea

Reader in Motor Neuroscience
Deputy Head of Research

School of Psychology

Dr Galea is broadly interested in motor control. This ranges from the neural correlates of motor learning to stroke rehabilitation. At present, he is particularly interested in how reward/punishment influences our actions and can be used to alter the speed at which our motor system learns or retains new movements.

Personal website: www.josephgalea.weebly.com

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 3601
Email
j.galea@bham.ac.uk

Dr Hannah Heath

Dr Hannah Heath

Assistant Professor in Psychology
Senior Tutor

School of Psychology

Dr Hannah Heath is a chartered member of the British Psychological Society, and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Her main teaching interests are in critical social theory, social psychology, and qualitative methods. She has been involved in a range of qualitative studies focusing on social and health psychology topics. Through interviews, focus groups, and prompt methods, Hannah has ...

Email
h.heath@bham.ac.uk

Dr Clayton Hickey

Dr Clayton Hickey

Associate Professor
BSc Neuroscience Programme Lead

School of Psychology

Dr Hickey uses tools from cognitive neuroscience – fMRI, EEG, MEG, TES, eye-tracking, and drug challenge – to study how our prior experience of the world dictates the manner in which we sense and perceive it.

Email
c.m.hickey@bham.ac.uk

Dr Ruth Howard

Dr Ruth Howard

Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology

School of Psychology

I am an Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology and within that role I am Admissions Tutor for the ClinPsyD Programme.  My areas of interest in research and teaching fall within the broad area of health psychology, focusing specifically on coeliac disease, cancer and end of life care.   

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 4921 /+44 (0) 121 414 4915
Email
r.a.howard.20@bham.ac.uk

Dr Christopher Jones

Director of Research for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (University of Birmingham)
Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist (University Hospital Birmingham)

School of Psychology

As Research Director for the ClinPsyD and lead for the Centre for Applied Psychology Research Team I am responsible the research training that is delivered on the ClinPsyD and Forens.ClinPsyD professional doctorates and for ensuring that the doctoral theses meet the required standards as stipulated by the University of Birmingham and in the accreditation criteria of the British Psychological ...

Telephone
0121 414 3341
Email
c.a.jones@bham.ac.uk

Dr Gerald Jordan

Dr Gerald Jordan

Assistant Professor

School of Psychology

Dr. Gerald Jordan’s programme of research examines how people transform their lives and communities following a serious mental health challenge; and how such transformations are shaped by personal, social and community-level determinants of health and resilience. He conducts his research in partnership with people with lived experience of mental health challenges using mixed methods.

Email
g.jordan@bham.ac.uk

Dr Fay Julal Cnossen

Dr Fay Julal Cnossen

Associate Professor in Psychology
Director of Undergraduate Studies

School of Psychology

Dr Fay Julal Cnossen is a psychologist interested in attachment and caregiving experiences in emerging adulthood and support-seeking (within relationships and in academic settings). In 2018 Fay was awarded the HEFi Award for Educational Enhancement and Innovation for her use of infant simulators in teaching undergraduate developmental psychology students.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 4935
Email
f.s.julal@bham.ac.uk

Dr Elizabeth Kent

Dr Elizabeth Kent

Associate Professor
Clinical Tutor and Overseas Selection Tutor

School of Psychology

Elizabeth has worked as a Clinical Tutor on the Clinical Psychology course since 2009, which includes liaison with placement providers within the NHS and third sector, organizing placements, training supervisors and working to resolve any difficulties if they occur. In addition Elizabeth is involved in coordinating the Systemic and Learning Disabilities sub-courses and has lead the admissions ...

Email
e.kent.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Katja Kornysheva

Dr Katja Kornysheva

Assistant Professor in Human Neuroscience
Co-Director of the Centre for Human Brain Health

School of Psychology

Dr Kornysheva studies the physiological and informational processes underlying action planning and execution, sequencing and timing, as well as disorders of the latter. Her goal is to further basic understanding of skilled behaviour and develop entry-points for interventions that to boost learning and performance in patients and the healthy population. To address these goals her lab uses ...

Email
k.kornysheva@bham.ac.uk

Dr Anna Kowalczyk

Dr Anna Kowalczyk

Assistant Professor

School of Psychology

Dr Anna Kowalczyk specialises in development of quantum sensors based on the interaction of the resonant light with atomic vapours of alkali atoms and in applications of Optically Pumped Magnetometers for biomedical diagnostics.

She has extensive experience in experimental atomic physics and optics, spectroscopy and metrology.

Email
a.u.kowalczyk@bham.ac.uk

Dr Andrea Krott

Dr Andrea Krott

Reader in Psychology of Language
Deputy Head of School

School of Psychology

Andrea Krott studies the psychology of human language. Her early research investigated how we store and represent language rules and words in our minds and how children acquire those rules and words. More recently, she has investigated language as an ability that interacts with other cognitive abilities. She is interested in how general cognitive abilities such as attention and cognitive ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 4903
Email
a.krott@bham.ac.uk

Professor Jonathan Lee

Professor Jonathan Lee

Professor of Memory Neuroscience

School of Psychology

Professor Jonathan Lee is a behavioural neuroscientist primarily interested in the mechanisms and functions of memory processes. In particular, he currently studies the phenomenon of memory reconsolidation, which may have applications in the understanding of and treatment of conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder and drug addiction.

Find out more about Jonathans role at Memory ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 2607
Email
j.l.c.lee@bham.ac.uk

Monica Lloyd

Associate Professor in Forensic Psychology

School of Psychology

Monica Lloyd is a chartered and HCPC registered forensic psychologist who joined the University on retirement from Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service. She set up and continues to teach on the combined forensic clinical psychology doctorate training course, which started in 2013 and now has 15 alumni. Her specialism is the Psychology of Terrorism, which developed from working with ...

Email
m.lloyd.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Patricia Lockwood

Dr Patricia Lockwood

Senior Research Fellow

School of Psychology

Dr. Patricia Lockwood is a cognitive and social neuroscientist. She is head of the Social Decision Neuroscience Lab. Her work focuses on the neurocognitive foundations of social learning and decision-making across the lifespan and in psychiatric and neurological disorders.

Email
p.l.lockwood@bham.ac.uk

Dr Teresa Jane Madurai

Clinical Tutor in Clinical Psychology
Msci Psychology and Psychological Practice Programme Lead

Teresa is a Clinical Psychologist specialising in working with children, young people and their families. She has a special interest in autism spectrum, pathological demand avoidance and chronic health conditions. As a clinical tutor on the Clinical Psychology Doctorate Programme she oversees the personal and professional issues curriculum model and is involved in the child module teaching and ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 5615
Email
t.j.madurai@bham.ac.uk

Professor Steven Marwaha

Professor Steven Marwaha

Clinical Professorial Fellow
Institute for Mental Health

School of Psychology

Steven Marwaha is an academic Psychiatrist whose main interest is in early intervention and mood disorders, such as bipolar disorder and depression. His work focusses on pathways to illness and care, and ways of improving the clinical outcomes of this group using both pharmacological and psychological interventions. As a Consultant Psychiatrist he runs the Mood Disorders Clinic in Birmingham ...

Telephone
0121 414 3665
Email
s.marwaha@bham.ac.uk

Dr Stephen Mayhew

Dr Stephen Mayhew

Associate Professor

School of Psychology

Dr Steve Mayhew conducts a lot of simultaneous EEG-fMRI experiments in an effort to better understand the coupling between single-trial variability in electrophysiological and haemodynamic measurements of brain responses, and how interactions between ongoing brain processes and external events are intrinsic to the function of the brain.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 7191
Email
s.d.mayhew@bham.ac.uk

Dr Ali Mazaheri

Dr Ali Mazaheri

Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Programme lead for BSc Psychology

School of Psychology

Dr Mazaheri is an expert on the role of oscillations in cognition and behaviour. His research focuses on the neural interactions underlying different facets of  cognitive control in both the healthy and clinical populations.

Email
a.mazaheri@bham.ac.uk

Dr Carmel Mevorach

Dr Carmel Mevorach

Associate Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience
International Lead

School of Psychology

Dr Carmel Mevorach is a cognitive neuroscientist focusing on mechanisms of top-down attention control, which lie at the heart of various cognitive functions. His research also aims to unravel how individual factors (such as autistic traits or normal aging) mediate mechanisms of attention, including on the neural level.

Website: https://mevorach-lab.weebly.com/

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 44910
Email
c.mevorach@bham.ac.uk

Dr Maria Michail

Dr Maria Michail

Associate Professor
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellow

School of Psychology

Dr Michail is a leading expert in the field of self-harm and suicide prevention. She has been awarded a 3-year Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellowship to explore how systems modelling and simulation can inform strategic decision making for suicide prevention in young people aged 12-25. Dr Michail is the Co-Chair of the International Association for Suicide Prevention Special Interest Group ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6795
Email
m.michail@bham.ac.uk

Dr Isabel Morales-Muñoz

Dr Isabel Morales-Muñoz

Assistant Professor in Psychology
Institute for Mental Health

Dr Isabel Morales-Muñoz is Assistant Professor in Psychology based at the Institute for Mental Health, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham. Her main area of research is to investigate risk factors for youth mental health, with a special focus on investigating the role of sleep problems in the development of mental health problems. Her current work is mainly focused on secondary ...

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

Dr Karen Mullinger

Dr Karen Mullinger

Joint Nottingham and Birmingham Associate Professor

School of Psychology

Dr Mullinger is an expert in simultaneous EEG-fMRI. She focuses on understanding the sources of the EEG artefacts and how to reduce them at source. Using the best EEG-fMRI techniques available she investigates neurovascular coupling to better understand brain function.

See Dr Mullinger's Nottingham profile

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 7615
Email
k.mullinger@bham.ac.uk

Dr Caroline Oliver

Dr Caroline Oliver

Director of the Forensic Psychology Postgraduate Programmes
HCPC Registered Forensic Psychologist

School of Psychology

Dr Oliver is a BPS Chartered Psychologist and HCPC Registered Forensic Psychologist, and is Director of the Forensic Psychology Postgraduate Programmes at the University of Birmingham. Dr Oliver is also a part-time practitioner.

Telephone
0121 414 7215
Email
c.j.oliver@bham.ac.uk

Dr Andrew Olson

Dr Andrew Olson

Associate Professor
Director of PGT Programmes

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

Dr Hyojin Park

Dr Hyojin Park

Birmingham Fellow

School of Psychology

Dr Hyojin Park is an expert on neural oscillatory mechanisms associated with human speech and memory. Her PhD work focused on the functional role of brain oscillations and how they support network interactions (cross-frequency coupling) in attention and memory. Her current research is focused on the topic of audiovisual speech processing, integration, and communication.

View Hyojin Park’s ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 2948
Email
h.park@bham.ac.uk

Dr Theresa Powell

Dr Theresa Powell

Clinical Psychology Programme Director and Consultant Clinical Psychologist

School of Psychology

Theresa joined the Clinical Psychology Doctorate in May 2000.  Her main research interests are in the area of brain injury rehabilitation and include: factors affecting engagement in rehabilitation, compensatory memory strategies, outcome measurement and navigation/route learning in people with acquired brain injury.  Her clinical work is based at West Midlands Rehabilitation Service, ...

Telephone
0121 414 7124
Email
t.powell@bham.ac.uk

Dr Emma Preece

Dr Emma Preece

Assistant Professor in Psychology

School of Psychology

Dr Emma Preece teaches extensively across the undergraduate programme and has areas of expertise in cognitive, developmental, social and health psychology. Dr Preece is also a mixed-methods researcher who teaches across the research methods modules in the School of Psychology and she has also recently taken on the school role of PGTA Coordinator.

Email
e.l.preece@bham.ac.uk

Dr Andrew Quinn

Dr Andrew Quinn

Assistant Professor in Psychology

School of Psychology

Dr Andrew Quinn develops analysis methods to explore electrophysiological brain signals and how they relate to cognition, individual differences and clinical populations. He develops methods and software for core electrophysiology research as well as advanced methods such as Empirical Mode Decomposition and Hidden Markov Models.

Email
a.quinn@bham.ac.uk

Dr Caroline Richards

Dr Caroline Richards

Associate Professor
Deputy Head of Education

School of Psychology

The aim of Dr Richards’ research is to reduce negative clinical outcomes for individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders. Her work with children with autism and children with rare genetic syndromes has thus far focused on reducing self-injury, improving sleep disorders and understanding the impact of premature birth. Her research uses experimental, epidemiological, single case and ...

Telephone
0121 4158098
Email
c.r.richards@bham.ac.uk

Dr Gerard Riley

Dr Gerard Riley

Associate Professor

School of Psychology

I am a Clinical Psychologist.  I work in neuropsychological rehabilitation, both in clinical practice and in research.  Research interests include family relationships in acquired brain injury and dementia, errorless learning, and the coping responses of those with an acquired brain injury (particularly self-identity).

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 44923
Email
g.a.riley@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jack Rogers

Dr Jack Rogers

Assistant Professor in Psychology and Youth Mental Health

School of Psychology

Dr Rogers is a Assistant Professor in Psychology and Youth Mental Health based within the Institute for Mental Health, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham. His work uses different scientific methods such as clinical assessment, neuropsychological testing and neuroimaging techniques to better understand how brain maturation promotes normal cognitive development, and what causes this ...

Telephone
+44(0) 121 4144896
Email
j.rogers@bham.ac.uk

Dr Katrien Segaert

Dr Katrien Segaert

Associate Professor

School of Psychology

Dr. Katrien Segaert's research focuses on the neurobiology of language processing, with a special focus on how sentence-level processes and interactive communication are supported by the brain. She also studies how the neurobiological infrastructure of language processing changes throughout the lifespan and researches lifestyle factors (such as regular physical exercise) that can ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 7760
Email
k.segaert@bham.ac.uk

Dr Melanie Snape

Dr Melanie Snape

Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor in CBT

School of Psychology

Dr Melanie Snape has been teaching and supervising on the CBT Programme since its inception at the University of Birmingham in 2004. She currently contributes to CBT training and supervision across the school of Psychology.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 7130
Email
m.snape@bham.ac.uk

Dr Sophie Sowden

Dr Sophie Sowden

Assistant Professor in Psychology

School of Psychology

Dr Sophie Sowden is an experimental psychologist and director of the U21 Autism Research Network. She is interested in social cognition across the lifespan as well as in a range of clinical conditions including autism, conduct disorder and Parkinson’s Disease, and takes a cross-cultural approach to her research.

Telephone
0121 678 1000
Email
s.l.sowden@bham.ac.uk

Dr Zoe Stephenson

Dr Zoe Stephenson

Assistant Professor in Forensic Psychology

School of Psychology

Dr Stephenson is a lecturer in Forensic Psychology for the Forensic Psychology Practice Doctorate (ForenPsyD) and the Continued Professional Development (CPD) programmes. Her research projects have focused on female offending, the rehabilitation of violent and sex offenders in the UK, youth offending, alternatives to accredited treatment programmes (e.g. applied theatre), and alternatives to ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 4949
Email
z.m.e.stephenson@bham.ac.uk

Dr Andrew Surtees

Dr Andrew Surtees

Assistant Professor in Psychology

School of Psychology

Dr Andrew Surtees is an expert in social cognition, autism and mental health.  He combines cutting-edge research on social understanding in typical and atypical populations with practice as a Clinical Psychologist.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 4934
Email
a.surtees@bham.ac.uk

Dr Robin Thompson

Dr Robin Thompson

Associate Professor
Director of Postgraduate Studies

School of Psychology

Robin Thompson is a cognitive psychologist interested in the underlying nature of human language (both signed and spoken) and, in particular, how language is related to other aspects of cognition.

Research group website

 

Email
r.thompson@bham.ac.uk

Professor Rachel Upthegrove

Professor Rachel Upthegrove

Professor of Psychiatry and Youth Mental Health
Consultant Psychiatrist Early Intervention in Psychosis

School of Psychology

Rachel is Professor of Psychiatry and Youth Mental Health at the University of Birmingham, and Consultant Psychiatrist in the Birmingham Early Intervention Services. Her research Interest is within the field of major mental illness; particularly schizophrenia and co-morbid depression in early phases of illness. Recent projects have developed the investigation of inflammatory models of psychosis ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6241
Email
r.upthegrove@bham.ac.uk

Dr Darrelle Villa

Dr Darrelle Villa

Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology

School of Psychology

Dr Darrelle Villa is an Assistant Professor in clinical psychology and a Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered clinical psychologist. She is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Her teaching interests are in psychological formulation and interventions in the context of adult mental health and how to evaluate them, and qualitative methodologies. Her research focuses on ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 4650
Email
d.villa.2@bham.ac.uk

Professor Ed Wilding

Professor Ed Wilding

Professor in Psychology
Head of the School of Psychology

School of Psychology

Ed Wilding studies the psychological and neural processes that support human long-term memory. His current research interests are in how we exert control over what we remember and what we forget. A newer and rather different line of research concerns how best to implement and evaluate initiatives that promote diversity and inclusion.

Telephone
0121 414 7217
Email
e.l.wilding@bham.ac.uk

Dr Martin Wilson

Dr Martin Wilson

MR Physicist

School of Psychology

Dr Wilson has over 10 years’ experience in the field of Magnetic Resonance, with a particular interest in MR spectroscopy. He currently provides MR Physics support for research at Birmingham University Imaging Centre (BUIC).

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 8833
Email
m.p.wilson@bham.ac.uk

Dr Kate Woodcock

Dr Kate Woodcock

Reader in Applied Clinical Psychology
Lead of People and Culture for the School of Psychology

School of Psychology

Dr Kate Woodcock’s research interests can be summarised as aiming to investigate and explain human behaviour by considering multiple potential influences at different levels of explanation. For example, people’s genes, their brain structure, their brain functioning, cognitive, physiological and emotional functioning can all affect people’s behaviour both individually and in an ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6036
Email
k.a.woodcock@bham.ac.uk

Professor Jessica Woodhams

Professor Jessica Woodhams

Professor of Forensic Psychology
Head of Research

School of Psychology

Jessica is a chartered psychologist and an HCPC registered forensic psychologist. She is the School of Psychology’s Head of Research. Her primary areas of research are policing and sexual offending and much of her research is co-produced with practitioners from UK and international policing and law enforcement. She is the founder of the international academic-practitioner C-LINK ...