Postgraduate Open Evening

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 Individual and cultural differences in social cognition, including research on decision making, judgment, attention, curiosity, and other aspects of social cognition.

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.



Dr Moitree Banerjee

PhD Engagement in mindfulness-based interventions, effectiveness of mindfulness-based interventions, measurement of engagement in psychological therapies and self-help versions of psychological interventions
Dr Lucie Clements BSc, MSc, PhD Optimal performance in the performing arts, in particular the application of sports psychology principals in dance.