Dr Leslie Gelling has 30 years’ experience in nursing, nurse education and research. He also has 18 years’ experience in research ethics and the ethical review of research and has been the Chair of an NHS Research Ethics Committee for the past 14 years. He has consulted widely on research ethics, governance and integrity. Dr… Read more »
Health professions and therapies
A registered nurse, registered nutritionist and Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) teacher, Sue has considerable expertise in nurse education and clinical nutrition. Having held a clinical academic role for many years, she is currently Deputy Head of Department of Nursing Science and works one morning a week as a nutrition nurse in a home enteral… Read more »
Jan is a cognitive psychologist whose research focuses primarily on orientation and navigation behaviour. He is interested in the effects that cognitive ageing has on our wayfinding abilities. In his investigations he makes use of different methods such as behavioural navigation experiments, virtual reality techniques, eye-tracking, and cognitive modelling.
Samuel’s background is in health psychology and the psychology of ageing and he has published widely on the subject of falls. He is currently working on a project that offers Tai Chi to people living with dementia as a way to improve their quality of life and reduce the risk of falls by increasing balance…. Read more »
John’s research focuses on social psychological aspects of behaviour change, and how this is informed by group dynamics and perceptions of peer behaviour. He has been extensively involved in the development of the social norms approach in the UK, which aims to bring about positive change through challenging misconceptions and negative stereotypes. John is particularly… Read more »
Andrew is a psychologist, specialising in mental health and particularly perinatal mental illness, such as postnatal depression. Professionally, he works with the Dorset Police Mental Health Street Triage and he also provides mental health education for health professionals and helps train police officers. He is an active mental health campaigner, pressing for better services and… Read more »
Julie is a psychologist in the field of developmental and cognitive psychology. Her research focuses on children’s reading development and dyslexia. Together with her research group, she is working on how static and mobile eye-trackers can be used to measure reading in real-world settings. Julie is also a member of the Experimental Psychology Society, and… Read more »
Terri has conducted research predominantly into offering criminal and offender profiling. She is particularly interested in how psychologists can pragmatically work with police officers to assist investigations. She has recently co-authored a book entitled Forensic psychology – theory, research, policy and practice.
Sarah’s research concentrates on facial recognition, with a particular focus on ‘face blindness’ (prosopagnosia), a condition where individuals have severe difficulties in face recognition. She is currently developing new diagnostic techniques and rehabilitative programmes that can assist adults and children with the condition. In addition she is interested in superior face recognition skills, and is working with… Read more »
Jonathan is a physiotherapist and manipulative therapy expert whose areas of interest include movement change in lower back pain sufferers. His current research investigates new motion analysis technologies and their use to inform practice, as well as novel measurement methods in live sport, particularly rugby and cricket. He has developed an interactive wireless wobbleboard SMARTwobble for balance training;… Read more »