...an ESRC Doctoral Training Centre

Psychology

Shazza Ali

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway:  Psychology

Thesis:  The Psychology of Social Unity: Building Good Relations Through Theory-Based Arts Interventions

Email: sa728@kent.ac.uk

Supervisors:  Prof Dominic Abrams and Dr Lindsey Cameron

Collaborator:  People United


James Alvarez

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway: Psychology 
Thesis: The Influence on Language on Pre-attentive Perception 
Email: J.M.Alvarez@surrey.ac.uk 
Supervisors: Dr. Anna Franklin


Lynne Bell

Organisation: University of Reading

Pathway: Psychology 
Thesis: Research Methods in Psychology
Email:  l.bell@pgr.reading.ac.uk 
Supervisors: Dr. David Timothy Field


Sarah Campbell

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway: Psychology 
Thesis: Music-evoked emotions and reward circuitry 
Email: s.e.campbell@surrey.ac.uk 
Supervisors: Dr. Paul Timothy Sowden


Sam Cockle

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway: Psychology 
Thesis: Patients’ Pre-Treatment Expectations of their Cancer Treatment and their Impact Upon Experiences
Email: s.cockle@surrey.ac.uk 
Supervisors: Prof. Jane Ogden, Dr. Vicky Senior

Multidisciplinary award


Lisbeth Cuthbert

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Psychology 
Thesis: Ageism: Testing Social Cognitive Theories of Intergroup Contact 
Email: lc388@kent.ac.uk 
Supervisors: Prof. Dominic Abrams, Prof. Richard Crisp, Sujata Ray (Age UK)

Collaborators:  Age UK,  Canterbury City Council,  Age Action Alliance, Simon Langton Girls Grammar School

Internship:  Department of Business Innovation and Skills


Chloe (Tresoi) Farahar

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway:  Psychology

Thesis:  Contact without the Contact: Investigating the Longitudinal Impact of a New Experiential Intergroup Contact on Reducing Mental Health Stigma

Email:  tlt9@kent.ac.uk

Supervisors:  Dr Rachel Calogero and Prof Dominic Abrams


Maria Gallagher

Organisation: Royal Holloway

Pathway: Psychology

Thesis: A Vestibular-Multisensory Model of Cybersickness

Email: maria.gallagher.2016@rhul.ac.uk
Supervisors: Dr Elisa Raffaella Ferrè, Dr David Wilkinson


Natalie Gentry

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway:  Psychology

Thesis:  Understanding how applied face matching can be improved

Email: nwg5@kent.ac.uk

Supervisors:  Dr Markus Bindemann and Dr David Wilkinson.


Sarah Golding

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway:  Psychology

Thesis:  Fighting the public health threat from antimicrobial resistance: A behaviour change intervention to increase
responsible antibiotic prescribing in veterinary surgeons

Email:  s.golding@surrey.ac.uk

Supervisors:  Prof Jane Ogden and Dr Helen Higgins

Update:  2017:  RCUK Policy Internship with Public Health England


Sarah Hack

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway:  Psychology

Thesis:  Decision making in educational assessment: factors influencing cognitive strategies and errors in examiners’ marking judgements

Supervisors:  Dr Naomi Winstone; Dr Adrian Banks; Dr Neil Stringer

Email: s.hack@surrey.ac.uk

Collaborator:  AQA


Mary Hirst

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway: Psychology 
Thesis: Non-participation in screening for inherited cardiac conditions among adolescents: Systematic investigation of the decision-making process 
Email: M.Hirst@surrey.ac.uk 
Supervisors: Dr. Lada Timotijevic


Shannon Hoare

Organisation: University of Reading

Pathway: Psychology
Thesis: Cognitive Mechanism of Automatic Emotion Regulation and Dysregulation
Email: s.j.hoare@pgr.reading.ac.uk
Supervisors: Professor Tom Johnstone and Dr Helen Dodd


Nicola Holt

Organisation: Royal Holloway

Pathway: Psychology 
Thesis: The impact of general-practitioner consultations on outcome in low back pain; what is effective reassurance? 
Email: Nikki.Holt.2012@live.rhul.ac.uk 
Supervisors: Tamar Pincus


Stuart Hyde

Organisation: Royal Holloway

Pathway: Psychology 
Thesis: The effects of vehicle automation on situation awareness in drivers of different ages 
Email: Stuart.Hyde.2014@live.rhul.ac.uk 
Supervisors: Dr. Polly Dalton, Prof. John Wann

Collaborator:  Transport Research Laboratory


Amy Isham

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway: Psychology
Thesis: More Fun with Less Stuff: Attempting to improve well-being through less materially intensive activities
Supervisor(s) Name: Dr Birgitta Gatersleben, Professor Tim Jackson

Contact email: a.isham@surrey.ac.uk

Multidisciplinary with Environment, Energy and Resilience


Clare Lally

Organisation: Royal Holloway

Pathway: Psychology
Thesis: How does the nature of the writing system shape reading acquisition?
Email: Clare.Lally@rhul.ac.uk
Supervisors: Professor Kathy Rastle & Dr. Rachel Pye


Yin Lin

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway:  Psychology

Thesis:  Asking the right questions: increasing fairness and accuracy of personality assessments with computerised adapative testing

Email:  yl263@kent.ac.uk

Supervisors:  Dr Anna Brown and Prof  Joachim Stoeber

Collaborator:  CEB


Jaimee Mallion

Organisation: Univeristy of Kent

Pathway: Psychology

Thesis: Effect of an Emotional Intelligence Intervention on Gang Membership

 Email: jsm43@kent.ac.uk

Supervisors: Dr Jane Wood, Prof Theresa Gannon


Leah Marks

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway:  Psychology

Thesis:  The effectiveness of a 'teachable moment' intervention to change behaviour after orthopaedic surgery.

Email: l.marks@surrey.ac.uk

Supervisor:  Prof Jane Ogden


Gabrielle May

Organisation: University of Reading

Pathway:  Psychology

Thesis: Effects of wild blueberry supplementation on reading development

Email:  gabrielle.may@pgr.reading.ac.uk

Supervisors:  Joint Supervision:  Dr Claire Williams (University of Reading), Dr Jessie Ricketts (Royal Holloway) and Dr Daniel Lamport

Collaborator:  Wild Blueberry Association of North America


Kaylee Moakes

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway: Psychology 
Thesis: Hormones and Behaviour 
Email: k.moakes@surrey.ac.uk 
Supervisors: Dr. Adam Jon McNamara


Daniel Noon

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway: Psychology 
Thesis: Collective emotion and action: Examining in-group misdeeds 
Email: Dn00040@surrey.ac.uk 
Supervisors: Dr. Sophie Russell, Prof. Roger Giner-Sorolla

Update:  2016-17 SEDTC Student Representative


Sally Palmer

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Psychology 
Thesis: The development of bystander intervention in children and adolescents: When and why do children and adolescents challenge intergroup discrimination?  
Supervisors: Prof. Dominic Abrams, Dr. Lindsey Cameron

Update:  PhD completed April 2015.  Teaching Fellow at Goldsmith's in London


Kirandeep Purewal

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway:  Psychology

Thesis:  Inspiring, Mentoring and Engaging Young People: Testing Social Psychological Theory to Evaluate Strategies to Reduce Prejudice and Strengthen Social Cohesion

Email:  kkp2@kent.ac.uk

Supervisors:  Prof Dominic Abrams and Dr Rachel Calogero

Collaborator:  Ann Frank Trust

Update:  2017 RCUK Policy Internship with Public Health England


Dawn Querstret

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway: Psychology 
Thesis:  Recovery from work: the link between work-related rumination, work-related fatigue and sleep
Email: d.querstret@surrey.ac.uk
Supervisors: Prof. Mark Cropley

Awarded PhD on 26/11/14.  Lecturer in Clinical Psychology at the University of Surrey


Eleanor Ratcliffe

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway: Psychology
Thesis: Effects of birdsong on affect, arousal, and attention
Supervisors: Dr. Birgitta Gatersleben

Collaborators:  National Trust and Surrey Wildlife Trust

Awarded PhD on 28/8/15.  2015:  Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Tampere
 


Suzannah Ravenscroft

Organisation: University of Reading

Pathway: Psychology 
Thesis: The relationship between Cognitive biases and Anxiety across early childhood: A multi-method approach
Email: s.f.ravesncroft@pgr.reading.ac.uk 
Supervisors: Dr. Helen Dodd & Prof. Shirley Reynolds
Link to personal webpage: http://helendodd.wordpress.com/

Update: 3 month placement with Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) (Jan-Mar, 2016) organised through the Joint ESRC & POST Postgraduate Fellowship Scheme 2015/16


Arran Reader

Organisation: University of Reading

Pathway: Psychology 
Thesis: Imitation and social understanding: Comparing face-to-face and video feedback 
Email: a.reader@pgr.reading.ac.uk 
Supervisors: Nick Holmes; Anastasia Christakou
Link to personal webpage: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/arran-reader/5a/a58/b19
http://neurobiography.info/handlab.php?page=people#Arran-Reader


Emily Seager

Organisation: University of Reading

Pathway: Psychology 
Thesis: Development of new early language intervention for infants with Down Syndrome 
Email: e.seager@pgr.reading.ac.uk 
Supervisors: Vesna Stojanovik and Courtenay Norbury 


Svenja Schlachter

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway: Psychology
Thesis: Voluntary work-related ICT use during non-work time.
Email: s.schlachter@surrey.ac.uk 
Supervisors: Prof. Mark Cropley; Dr. Ilke Inceoglu

Twitter: @sv_schlachter
Link to personal webpages: http://www.surrey.ac.uk/psychology/people/schlachter_svenja/
http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/svenja-schlachter/89/76/630


Sarah Snuggs

Organisation: University of Reading

Pathway:  Psychology

Thesis: The development and evaluation of an online interactive course designed to improve healthy family eating behaviours.

Email: S.J.Snuggs@pgr.reading.ac.uk

Supvervisor:  Dr Kate Harvey

Collaborator:  Netmums


Ben Tappin

Organisation: Royal Holloway

Pathway: Psychology 
Thesis: An investigation into the cognitive mechanisms underlying social belief formation
Email:  Ben.Tappin.2015@live.rhul.ac.uk
Joint Supervision: Dr. Ryan McKay (RHUL), Prof. Dominic Abrams (University of Kent)

Joint South East DTC Student Representative for Royal Holloway 2015-16 and 2016-17


Fatima Tresh

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway:  Psychology

Thesis:  Women’s leadership potential: Discovering the barriers to recognition and development

Email:  Ft64@kent.ac.uk

Supervisors:  Dr Georgina Randsley de Moura and Dr Madeleine Wyatt


Hannah Tummon

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Psychology
Thesis: Matching faces in the real world: Information, noise and time
Email: hmt26@kent.ac.uk
Supervisor: Dr Markus Bindemann, 


Julie Van de Vyver

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Psychology 
Thesis: Prosocial behaviour: Exploring the role of moral outrage and moral elevation
Email: jv87@kent.ac.uk 
Supervisors: Prof. Dominic Abrams, Prof. Roger Giner-Sorolla, Jo Broadwood (People United)

Collaborator:  People United


Kerry Wood

Organisation: University of Surrey

Pathway: Psychology 
Thesis: The Application of the Health Action Process Approach in the Treatment of Obesity: Implications for Research and Practice 
Email: k.v.wood@surrey.ac.uk 
Supervisors: Dr. Katy Elizabeth Hamilton-West, Dr. Joachim Stoeber, Dr. Katja Rüdell