Department of Psychology

Postgraduate research students

Student Research title Project summary
Filipa Isabel Alves-Costa Escaping Victimhood: An evaluation of the victims' empowerment programme Supervised by: Dr Catherine Hamilton-Giachritsis / Dr Sarah Halligan

Expected completion date: 28 September 2018
Anthea Bennett Safety Culture and risk decision making in the Royal Navy "Developing Effective Safety Culture Interventions in a Military Context" Supervised by: Dr Andrew Weyman

Expected completion date: 30 September 2018
Gustav Bosehans Encouraging healthy and sustainable travel in a university setting Supervised by: Dr Ian Walker / Professor Bas Verplanken

Expected completion date: 12 January 2018
Christopher Bryant Exploring the nature of consumer preferences between conventional and cultured meat Supervised by: Professor Julie Barnett

Expected completion date: 2 October 2020
Adriana Caterina Camilleri TBC Supervised by: Dr Richard Joiner

Expected completion date: 2 October 2022
Yuefei Cao Cultural differences in the effects of workspace personalization on individual and organizational outcomes Supervised by: Dr Laura Smith / Dr Leda Blackwood

Expected completion date: 27 September 2019
Hope Christie An Investigation of Parental PTSD: How and Why Parental Trauma Impacts the Parent and Family Relationships Supervised by: Dr Sarah Halligan / Dr Catherine Hamilton-Giachritsis

Expected completion date: 27 September 2019
Bruna Da Silva Nascimento Mate retention behaviours: Exploring the role of self-esteem and facial attractiveness in the strategies designed to maintain a long-term relationship Supervised by: Dr Anthony Little / Professor Gregory Maio

Expected completion date: 2 October 2019
James Doodson Impression formation on social network sites during university transition Supervised by: Dr Jeffrey Gavin / Dr Richard Joiner

Expected completion date: 12 July 2016
Rhiannon Edwards Social contextual influences on the experience of pain in men and women Supervised by: Dr Edmund Keogh / Professor Chris Eccleston

Expected completion date: 29 September 2017
Chris Firmin Theoretical and clinical investigation into the concept of mental contamination in relation to OCD and its relationship with mental health difficulties. Supervised by: Professor Paul Salkovskis

Expected completion date: 14 November 2017
Claire Forrest Investigating the pathways between language impairment and increased mental health difficulties in adolescents. Supervised by: Dr Michelle St Clair / Dr Sarah Halligan

Expected completion date: 27 September 2019
Elaine Gallagher Exploring the impact of descriptive norms on pro-environmental behaviour in a university campus Supervised by: Professor Bas Verplanken / Dr Ian Walker

Expected completion date: 28 September 2018
Craig Gunn The Cognitive Effects of Alcohol Hangover Supervised by: Dr Sally Adams / Professor Christine Griffin

Expected completion date: 2 October 2020
Katharina Haag Emotion regulation in children/ adolescents and their parents following a traumatic event Supervised by: Dr Sarah Halligan / Dr Rachel Hiller

Expected completion date: 2 October 2020
Monika Halicka The role of neuropsychological changes in the manifestation and treatment of chronic pain Supervised by: Dr Janet Bultitude / Dr Michael Proulx

Expected completion date: 2 October 2020
Richard Hamshaw Information preferences of those with food allergies and food intolerances: learning from social media Supervised by: Professor Julie Barnett / Dr Jeffrey Gavin

Expected completion date: 28 September 2018
Tamsyn Hawken The Experience of Young Carers: Towards an Understanding of Stress and the Development of Psychophysiological Resilience Supervised by: Dr Julie Turner-Cobb / Professor Julie Barnett

Expected completion date: 27 September 2019
Louise Heron Beyond 'standardised' face images and 'explicit' rating scales: An exploration into social trait judgements using 3D faces and implicit response measures Supervised by: Dr Anthony Little / Dr Karin Petrini

Expected completion date: 2 October 2019
Lorna Hogg Social Identity and Psychosis Supervised by: Dr Laura Smith / Dr Tim Kurz

Expected completion date: 2 October 2022
Evangelos Katsampouris Psychosocial factors and physical illness; an exploration of evolutionary concepts surrounding stress and self-conscious emotions using upper respiratory tract infection as a model of illness Supervised by: Professor Julie Barnett / Dr Rachel Arnold

Expected completion date: 28 September 2018
David Martin An applied exploration of spatial and visual processing in memory retention: learning through graphical timelines Supervised by: Professor Danae Stanton Fraser

Expected completion date: 10 September 2017
Niall McLoughlin Encouraging pro-environmental and adaptive behaviour change through tailored framing appeals Supervised by: Dr Ian Walker

Expected completion date: 27 September 2019
Josephine Millar An investigation of response to different treatments modalities in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Supervised by: Professor Paul Salkovskis / Dr Claire Lomax

Expected completion date: 27 July 2018
Bhagyashree Patil Internet of things for distant relationships Supervised by: Dr Jeffrey Gavin / Professor Danae Stanton Fraser

Expected completion date: 6 April 2018
Katy-Louise Payne The Autism Spectrum (ASD) Offender: Socio-Cognitive Profile and the development of an ASD Specific Risk Assessment Tool Supervised by: Dr Ailsa Russell / Professor Mark Brosnan

Expected completion date: 25 September 2019
Gemma Pike Exploring the role of personal initiative and work relationships in generating career capital Supervised by: Dr Leda Blackwood / Dr Laura Smith

Expected completion date: 3 January 2022
Emily Rempel Public engagement and policy-making in the era of big data Supervised by: Professor Julie Barnett / Dr Hannah Durrant

Expected completion date: 27 September 2019
Karen Robinson What encourages us and what delays us in seeking help for obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)? An investigation by a researcher with personal experience of OCD. Supervised by: Professor Paul Salkovskis / Dr Claire Lomax

Expected completion date: 1 March 2017
Chiara Scarampi Age differences in the effects of metacognition on financial decision-making Supervised by: Dr Neal Hinvest / Dr Richard Fairchild

Expected completion date: 28 September 2018
Meike Scheller Neural development of multisensory integration in sighted and non-sighted individuals Supervised by: Dr Karin Petrini / Dr Michael Proulx

Expected completion date: 27 September 2019
Yiyang Shen The Interactive Effect of Anxiety and Social Stimuli on Individual Decision Making Supervised by: Dr Neal Hinvest / Dr Mark Brosnan

Expected completion date: 2 August 2017
Clarence Singleton An investigation into systemising in Autism Spectrum Disorders Supervised by: Dr Mark Brosnan / Dr Chris Ashwin

Expected completion date: 21 March 2018
Eleni Anna Skoulikari The relationship between the digital experience of children and their use of educational technologies in assessment of Maths in Primary Schools Supervised by: Dr Richard Joiner / Dr Emma Rich

Expected completion date: 28 September 2018
Dina Themistocleous Occupational Health - the scope for a risk management approach Supervised by: Dr Andrew Weyman / Dr David Wainwright

Expected completion date: 2 September 2017
Ashwell Thomas Caribbean Managers' Attitudes to Risk and Uncertainty in Decision Making Supervised by: Dr Andrew Weyman / Professor Philip Jones

Expected completion date: 13 March 2017
Axel Vitterso The role of sensorimotor incongruence in pathological pain Supervised by: Dr Janet Bultitude / Dr Michael Proulx

Expected completion date: 2 October 2020
Shan Wang Recognition of facial expressions of pain using spatial frequency information Supervised by: Dr Edmund Keogh / Professor Chris Eccleston

Expected completion date: 1 October 2017
Paul Weate Young people's alcohol consumption: The role of social media and new technologies Supervised by: Professor Chris Griffin / Dr Fiona Gillison

Expected completion date: 26 September 2019
Victoria Williamson An Investigation of Parental Responses to Child Experiences of Trauma Supervised by: Dr Sarah Halligan / Professor Ian Butler

Expected completion date: 30 September 2017
Joanne Wilson How senior health care professionals recognise dying and engage patients and families to negotiate key decisions to improve the patient and carer experience. Participatory action-research explored as a means to develop clinical practice. Supervised by: Dr Paula Smith / Dr Charlotte Dack

Expected completion date: 2 July 2018
Samantha Wratten Gender and Pain Control Supervised by: Dr Edmund Keogh / Professor Chris Eccleston

Expected completion date: 27 September 2019

Information correct as of 11 January 2017.