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Research interests


My research interests are focused on communication interventions for individuals with intellectual disabilities, derived stimulus relations, verbal behavior, addictions, open science and meta-science. 


Students (PhD)

Sophie Bradbury (current) : Investigating the Efficacy of Interventions Targeting Functional Speech for Minimally Verbal Learners with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities (with Dr Dan Bowers)

Harriet Hughes (current)  Screening and intervention for individuals with Alcohol Related Brain Damage (with Prof Gareth Roderique-Davies and Prof Bev John)

Andreas Paris (current; External Supervisor– CEDAR, University of Warwick) Implementation of evidence-based practices (EBPs) in special education (with Prof Richard Hastings, Dr Corinna Grindle & Dr Louise Denne)

Christopher Seel (2023): Improving the institutional behavious of prisoners: Challenges and opportunities for behaviour analysis (with Prof Jennifer Austin, Prof Katy Holloway and Dr Ioannis Angelakis) 

Victoria Markham (2020): Evaluating Barriers to Skill Acquisition for Children with Language Delays Receiving Behaviour Analytic Instruction: An Experimental Analysis (with Dr Gareth Roderique-Davies and Dr Jenn Austin)

Emily Groves (2019): Extending Validation and Application of the Good Behaviour Game to Home and School Settings (with Dr Jenn Austin and Prof David Shearer)


Teaching interests

I currently teach and provides supervision to students enrolled on the BSc Psychology, MSc Clincal Psychology and the MSc Behaviour Analysis and Therapy awards. This includes providing practicum supervision to students undertaking the Post Graduate Diploma in Behaviour Analysis Supervised Practice award. My PhD was on the topic of derived relational responding and verbal behaviour analysis at Swansea University under the supervision of Prof Simon Dymond.

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology, PhD, Swansea University

Award Date: 1 Jul 2013

Behaviour Analysis, MSc, Swansea University

Award Date: 1 Jun 2009

Behaviour Analysis, Board Certified Behaviour Analyst - Doctoral (BCBA-D)


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