Psychology research postgraduates

Below is a list of current research students in the Department of Psychology.


Name Research Topic Primary Supervisor Email
Albesisi, Siham Meta analysis of emotion regulation on ADHD children Prof Paul Overton
Al-Jawahiri, Reem Neural Activity in 16p11.2 CNV Human and Mouse Prof Elizabeth Milne
Alshebali, Munirah A study of CBT for perfectionism as a means of reducing anxiety Prof Glenn Waller
Altin, Nazli An investigation of eye cueing effect: Universal or not, cross-cultural study Dr Megan Freeth
Aristotelidou, Vasileia Self- disgust and Parkinson Disease, identifying their relationship Dr Ana Vivas
Armstrong Gallegos, Stephanie Alejandra Learning difficulties and sensory processing Prof Rod Nicolson


Beaton, Danielle Self compassion in adults with ADHD Dr Fuschia Sirios
Bin Dawood, Abdullah Does the grammatical gender system of Arabic affect the categorization of objects for English Arabic Bilinguals? Dr Yanjing Wu
Bin Haamed, Haifa PTSD associated with chronic medical illnesses Professor Glenn Waller
Blouchou, Panagiota Psychological and cognitive effects of anxiety in dyslexia.  Investigating the effectiveness of cerebellar-based interventions in dyslexic adolescents. Dr M Blades/Prof R Nicolson
Brance, Kristine Migrant Mental Health: The Role of Social Identity Professor Richard Bentall
Brighouse, Amelia Understanding how therapy works for the eating disorders Professor Glenn Waller
Brooke, John Reaction Diffusion Modelling of Cortical Arealization Dr Stuart Wilson
Brookes, James Heterogeneity in the Development of Antisocial Behaviour Dr Richard Rowe


Castillo Eito, Laura Developing a theory-driven prevention for antisocial behaviour Dr Richard Rowe
Chamorro Coneo, Ana Maria Skin conditions and psychological adjustment Dr Andrew Thompson
Chen, Jiayi How different cultural background influence the different genders people with ASC and their camouflage Professor Elizabeth Milne
Chua, Deng (Adriel) What are the Functions of Beta Oscillations in the Basal Ganglia? Dr Robert Schmidt
Clarke, Elaine Can compassion meditation training reduce self-disgust, shame and improve symptoms of depression? Dr Andrew Thompson
Copeland, Amber Value-based decision-making and self-control in alcohol-related behaviour change and recovery from addiction Professor Matt Field
Corniani, Giulia Spiking Model of realistic human tactile interactions Dr Hannes Saal


Day, Marianne Does an interactive child-centered workshop reduce treatment related distress and improve quality of life in children with leukaemia? Professor Richard Rowe
Dogru, Onur Cem Self-Regulation intervention via digital technology Dr Thomas Webb


Edmondson, Laura Computational modelling of the emergence of somatosensory cortical maps Dr Hannes Saal
Edwards, Ian Impulsive Control in a Road Safety Setting Prof Richard Rowe
Ellis (Beal), Rhianan Fear learning, extinction and consolidation processes in the transition from adolescence to adulthood and early life stress Dr Liat Levita
Evans, Rachel Planning and health behaviour Professor Paul Norman
Eyre, Bethany Is blood flow the key to the early detection and treatment of Alzheimer's Disease? Dr Jason Berwick


Favila Vazquez, Natalia Chunking of behavioural sequences Prof Paul Overton
Fu, Yuan How the sociopolitical environment affects children's ability to recognize and understand advertising in Web Dr Mark Blades


Gagnon, Emily Developing domain specific models for predicting and changing health-risk and health-promotion behaviour Prof Paul Norman
Gallant, Zoe The cognitive neuroscience of ageing Prof Rod Nicolson
Gallopeni, Bujar Investigating executive control and attention in relation to workload in younger and older employees: the role of psychological processes such as personal motivation, job satisfaction and work readiness as mediators/mod.. Prof Rod Nicolson
Gavriilidis, Ioannis Cognitive Neuroscience of emotions in older adults: Self-disgust Prof Paul Overton
Genes, Denisa             Exploring strategies for succssful weight loss maintenance Dr Nicola Buckland

Giannadou, Aikaterini Attention and Perception in ASC Dr Elizabeth Milne
Gorgiev, Anka Towards a New Marketing Paradigm: The Impact of Neuroscience and Behavioral Economics on Marketing. Dr Chris Martin
Gyurkovics, Máté Affective factors in cognitive control: Behavioural and neural investigations in adults and adolescents Dr Liat Levita


Haake, Merinda Competences in Person Centred Experiential Therapy Professor Michael Barkham
Hales, George Resilience and Child Trauma Dr Agata Debowska
Hernández Hernández, Maria Elena Therapist Drift Prof Glenn Waller
Hu, Zhuozhuo Sexual objectification: the role of media and efficiency of media literacy intervention Dr Chantelle Wood


Ibrahim,Bashirat Towards Positive Intergroup Attitudes and Prosocial Humanity: The Roles of Virtual Simulated Intergroup Contact and Integrative Complexity Dr Chantelle Wood   


James, Katy Therapist effects Prof Michael Barkham
James, Poppy Living with stigma: An exploratory study of self-beliefs and integration outcomes in selected refugee groups Dr Aarti Iyer
James-Brabham, Ella Why do we see Socioeconomic Attainment Gaps in Early Maths Ability? Dr Emma Blakey
Jiang, Shuangke The effect of tDCS on working memory Dr Claudia Von Bastian
Johnstone, Kirsty The gestural misinformation effect in relation to the eyewitness paradigm Dr Mark Blades
Jones, Gwyn Interviewing Child Eyewitnesses Dr M Blades



Laker, Victoria Body comparison behaviours within eating disorders Prof Glenn Waller
Laketa, Aleksandra Cognitive correlates of bilingualism through the life-span Dr Emma Blakey
Lee, Llywelyn Cellular mechanisms of neurovascular coupling in health and ageing Dr Clare Howarth
Leyland, Anna Mindfulness in Schools Dr Lisa-Marie Emerson
Lorimer, Ben Predicting relapse of depression and anxiety after Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Dr Jaime Delgadillo


Manalastas, Eric Collective action intentions and behaviour Dr Chantelle Wood
Martinez, Anton The role of explicit and implicit psychological processes in clinical and subclinical paranoia Prof Richard Bentall
Matiaki, Maria An exploration of counselling psychologist trainees therapeutic work with college students: The use of feedback and outcome measurement in counselling psychology Dr Andrew Thompson
Matthews, Meghann Factors that influence the extent and nature of interpersonal emotion regulation Dr Thomas Webb
McCoy, Peter Investigating the role of self-compassion in the self-regulation of drinking behaviour Dr Fuschia  Sirois
Mcsweeney, Marco Fear Learning, Extinction and Consolidation Processes in the Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood and Early Life Stress Dr Liat Levita
Meyer, Kendra Best practice in interviewing child witnesses and child victims: An international comparison of regulations and procedures Dr Mark Blades
Mischewski, Justina Intergroup Contact and Social Class: Impact on Social Attitudes and Judgment Prof Richard Crisp
Mohamad Ramdzan, Hanis Durrani The effects of advertising on children Dr Mark Blades
Morgan, Emma Attention in Real Life Interactions Dr Megan Freeth


Naneva, Stanislava Attitudes toward robots Dr Thomas Webb



Patel, Vibhuti Exploring the role of social norms in contributing to sustainable reduced meat food choices, offline and on social media Dr Nicola Buckland
Pitfield, Gabrielle Positive Dyslexia: Working to one's strengths Prof Rod Nicolson
Pott, Sophie Integrating Behavioural Activation for depression into Community Drug and Alcohol Treatment Dr Jaime Delgadillo
Powell, Stephanie Young children's technology use: exploring relationships and effects on divergent thinking Dr Elena Hoicka


Qehaja-Osmani, Fatbardha Language Comprehension Skills and executive functions in children Dr Dan Carroll


Rosales Cadena, Sandy Belle Self-compassion in women with body dissatisfaction Dr Aarti Iyer
Rautkauskas, Laurynas Barriers to help-seeking for mental health problems among university students Dr Abigail Millings


Sarda Gou, Marina Attitudes towards robots Dr Thomas Webb
Sari, Ayu Riana Youth depression, psychological well-being, developing intervention for psychopathology problems Professor Richard Rowe
Saribaz, Zeliha Ezgi The development of well being and its links with psychopathology Professor Richard Rowe
Satmarean, Tamara Neural correlates of cognitive biases associated with antisocial behaviour: A social information-processing perspective Professor Richard Rowe
Shabir, Osman Neurovascular Coupling in Atherosclerosis Dr Jason Berwick
Simpson-Southward, Chloe Understanding therapist drift: patient, therapist and relationship factors Prof Glenn Waller
Smales, Bethanie Childhood Obesity Dr Mark Blades
Soy-Telli, Burcu The relationship between social cognition and humour in young children Dr Elena Hoicka
Spentza, Ioanna Dr Tom Stafford
Stephens, Gemma Longitudinal study into individual differences in pragmatic development Dr Danielle Matthews
Stevenson, Jodie Applying adult attachment to health domains Dr Abi Millings
Studenica, Arvesa Cognitive correlates of bilingualism through the life-span Dr Emma Blakey


Turk, Fidan The role of self compassion in eating pathology and body image Professor Glenn Waller


Ulusoy, Kubra Studying approach-avoidance conflict during adolescence Dr Liat Levita


von Nordheim, Laura Relationships between parenting, eating behaviour, media influences, body image, and health and wellbeing outcomes Dr Mark Blades


Whiteley, Daniel Cortical plasticity within and between lifetimes Dr Stuart Wilson
Wilson, Daniel Self-organisation as a theory of brain development Dr Stuart Wilson


Xie, Jiawei How is procrastination related to memory? Dr Fuschia Sirios


Yang, Sisi Embracing the furture self : Understanding and Addressing the Temporal Mood-Regulation Dynamics of Procrastination Dr Fuschia Sirois
Yavaslar-Dogru, Yesim The development of cognitive processes in preschool and early school-age children Dr Dan Carroll