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Research Supervisors

The Psychology Team offers research supervision in the following subject areas:





Field of Study

Dr Esther Burkitt BA, MSc, PhD, CPsychol, CSci Children’s use and benefits of expressive devices to communicate through their drawings, factors which facilitate artistic development, and the influences of colour on children’s memory and learning. 
Professor Nik Chmiel

BSc (Eng), BSc (Pysch), DPhil, CPsych, AFBPS

Psychology in the workplace, including the psychology of safety at work, job stress and work engagement. 
Dr Sue Churchill BA, MRes,  PhD  Social psychology and health. In particular, investigating the effectiveness of interventions to promote health-enhancing behaviour relating to diet, alcohol consumption, exercise, condom use and smoking cessation.
Dr Antonina Pereira BSc, MSc, PhD, CPsychol, FHEA, AFBPsS Neuropsychology and neuroscience, including memory, aging and the early neurodegenerative process, language, and cognition.
Dr Roy Spina BSc, MA, PhD Culture and social cognition, including research on judgment and decision making, attention, and curiosity.
Dr Ian Tyndall BA, PhD Examining cognitive verbal processes that may underlie the development and maintenance of clinical anxiety disorders, such as Specific Phobia, from a behaviour-analytic perspective.