Paul is a lecturer on our BSc(Hons) Psychology degree and he is a Chartered psychologist with, and Associate Fellow of, the British Psychological Society (BPS) and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).
He is actively engaged in research into the role of lifestyle behaviours and stress in healthy ageing and cognition. He has on-going research projects including the KESS funded project “Translating Exercise-Derived benefits form the Laboratory into the Community” and the “Ageing Well project”. He is currently supervising two PhD students carrying out research on the combined effects of psychological stress and diet on oxidative stress and inflammation, and the effect of outdoor verses indoor exercise on psychological stress, well-being and diabetes.
He has published in the field of diet and psychology with colleagues in Cardiff University. Another area of interest for Paul is stress and stress management methods. His teaching includes:
- Research methods (Level 1 Module Leader)
- Psychology for Learning and Work (Level 1)
- Social Psychology (Level 1)
- Research Methods and statistics (Level 2)
- Contemporary issues in Psychology (Level 2)
- Stress and Stress Management (MSc Health Psychology, Module Leader)