Senior Lecturer in Development Psychology, Course Director Foundation in Psychology
Dr Paraic Scanlon entered the world of academia through his interest in cognitive development, how the brain grows and changes, and the impact that ageing has on that process. Paraic completed his PhD at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, in 2010 and has worked at UCL and now BCU as a researcher and lecturer.
Senior Lecturer in Fine Art
Franziska is an artist, researcher and educator whose practice has been located at the interface of Art, Science and Ecology for more than two decades. Notably, she has collaborated with scientists from the emerging fields of biomimetics and bio-photonics to introduce latest nature-inspired ‘smart’ materials and methodologies...
Ghasson is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Engineering and the Built Environment. Ghasson has obtained his PhD in Architecture from Bath University, UK. He is an architect by profession with a wide range of experience in the design and property management of office, residential and commercial buildings. He has acted in an...
Senior Lecturer (Subject Lead) Public Health and Wellbeing Programme Leader BSc (Hons) Public Health/BSc (Hons) Health Studies (Public Health)
Paula Smith brings a wide range of experience, knowledge and skills to her post including: Practitioner roles - Public Health/Health Promotion practice leading on the implementation of the Dudley Health Inequalities Strategy (for Dudley Community Partnership – job-share); Senior Health Promotion Officer (Community...
Professor of Education
Rob is a teacher and researcher who supervises students researching a range of doctoral topics relating to education. He also supports staff and students undertaking research in his role within CSPACE. He has extensive experience of writing and publishing collaboratively.
Senior Lecturer (Cancer and Palliative Care)
Dion Smyth is a senior lecturer in cancer and palliative care, and teaches on both the undergraduate pre and post-registration curriculum and postgraduate courses. In the pre-registration BSc Nursing programme, Dion coordinates the module Nursing Practice 2, which addresses cancer, immunology, auto-immune conditions such as...
Professor of Occupational Psychology
John Sparrow, as a Chartered Psychologist of the British Psychological Society, has used his unique skill set to write extensively on knowledge processes in organisations, including organisational cognition, knowledge management and reflective practice as they relate to knowledge creation and use.
Senior Lecturer in Criminology / Course Director for MA in Security Studies
Dr. Keith Spiller’s research focuses on the social consequences of surveillance and monitoring, with an emphasis on the impact of governmental regulatory policy. His recent book examines new forms of public duty mandated by the UK Counter Terrorism and Security Act and its bearing on the educational sector.
George is an Associate Professor in the School of Computing and Digital Technology. From 2009 until 2015, George was the Associate Head of the School of Digital Media Technology (DMT), responsible for academic matters. His responsibilities included managing the student experience for the School and new curriculum...
Leader, R&D Automotive & Motorsports
Technical lead and Consultant Technologist for the Centre of Excellence in Heavy Diesel Emissions, which has supported MSc/MPhil/PhD research projects funded by regional, national and bodies, including: TSB approved Supercharging of Heavy Diesel Engines, Epicam, JCB KTP approved Hybrid Vehicle Control, Morgan Cars...