Research staff

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  • Dr Michael Mantzios

    Professor of Applied and Experimental Psychology, College Director of Research, Enterprise and Innovation

    Michael is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, leading initiatives to improve students’ wellbeing, and aims to enhance student academic and employment prospects. Apart from his passion for utilising evidence-based practices in Higher Education, he is also working on research projects related to obesity, eating...

  • Professor Eirini Mavritsaki

    Professor in Cognitive Psychology, BLSS Faculty Research Strategy Deputy and BLSS Research Development Framework Lead

    Professor Eirini Mavritsaki chose to be academic because she is passionate for research and teaching and constantly searching for more approaches that will allow her to integrate them.

  • Dr Paraic Scanlon

    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.

  • Dr Rebecca Semmens-Wheeler

    Senior Lecturer

    Rebecca Semmens-Wheeler  joined BCU’s Psychology department in 2016 and is co-Course Director for the BPS accredited MSc in Psychology. 

  • Dr James Williams

    Senior Research Fellow

    Dr James Williams is  a historian by background with a passionate interest in the origins and development of contemporary society and culture, both at macro and micro levels.

  • Dr Jeffrey Wood

    Senior Lecturer in Psychology

    As a lecturer in Psychology, Dr Jeff Wood is particularly interested in the way people understand language as they read.  Specific interests include conditional language usage, implicit meaning , online processing, research techniques and methods of statistical analysis.

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