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University of Bath

Centre for Pain Research (CPR)

The researchers and doctoral students at Bath exploring new and better ways to manage pain.

Our Centre for Pain Research was established in 2008 and is home to a team of interdisciplinary researchers investigating ways to help people learn how to live with incurable pain.

Leadership team

Core members

    • Prof Nigel Harris, Director of Innovation and Growth, West of England Academic Health Science Network
    • Prof Roger Orpwood, Visiting Professor
    • Dr Janet Bultitude, Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology
    • Dr Abby Tabor, Senior Lecturer, University of the West of England
    • Dr Nina Attridge, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, University of Portsmouth
    • Dr Jacqui Clinch, Honorary Researcher
    • Dr Elaine Wainwright, Honorary Research Fellow
    • Dr David Moore, Senior Lecturer in School of Psychology and Natural Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University
    • Dr Abbie Jordan, Reader, Department of Psychology
    • Dr Jo Daniels, Senior Lecturer in Psychology
    • Dr Rhiannon Edwards, Associate Lecturer
    • Dr Emma Fisher, Research Fellow, Department of Health
    • Sharon Bateman, PhD Research Programme in Psychology
    • Abbie Jones, Lecturer in Psychology
    • Ryan Parsons, PhD Research Programme in Psychology
    • Dr Antonia Ten Brink, Visiting Lecturer
    • Dr Mel Channon, Reader, Department of Social & Policy Sciences
    • Dr Tom Barry, Reader
    • Dr Beate Ehrhardt, IMI pain fellow
    • Dr Sarah Elliott, CRIISP
    • Anna Gibby, pain fellow
    • Dr Amanda Lillywhite, fellow Juliet Somna, CRIISP and University of Bath
    • Dr Line Caes, Lecturer in Psychology, University of Stirling
    • Professor Geert Crombez, Professor of Health Psychology, Ghent University
    • Dr Lauren Heathcote, Senior Lecturer, Kings College
    • Dr Hannah Connell, Bath Centre for Pain Services
    • Dr Jeremy Gauntlett Gilbert, Bath Centre for Pain Services
    • Dr Mike Osborn, Royal United Hospital, Bath
    • Caitlin Naylor, PhD in Psychology, University of Bath
    • Tess Rugg, Placement in Pain Psychology, University of Bath
    • Orsolya (Solya) Szlekey, PhD in Psychology, University of Bath
    • Ruben Walsh, PhD, University of the West of England