School of Psychology

At the School of Psychology we offer flexible and interesting courses, we work in partnership with our students to ensure that our courses benefit our students to the fullest.  The School of Psychology is recognised as a student centric convivial centre of academic excellence. We work in partnership with our students to provide a wide range of academic programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.



Our People

Filter School of Psychology staff by campus:

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Professor Melanie Giles

Head of School of Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

G215

+44 28 7012 4256

  ml.giles@ulster.ac.uk

Professor Gary Adamson

Professor of Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

H257

+44 28 7012 3061

  g.adamson@ulster.ac.uk

Professor Dermot Barnes-Holmes

Professor of Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

  d.barnes-holmes@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Robert Bones

Lecturer in Psychology - Human Psychology/Biological Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

H262

+44 28 7012 4733

  r.bones@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Noel Brick

Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

G117

+44 28 7012 3111

  n.brick@ulster.ac.uk

Siobhan Browne

Lecturer in Psychology (Applied Psychology)

School of Psychology

Coleraine

  s.browne@ulster.ac.uk

Professor Brendan Bunting

Professor of Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

MB109

+44 28 7167 5295

  bp.bunting@ulster.ac.uk

Rhonda Burns

Research Assistant in Psychology – Future Minds NI

School of Psychology

Coleraine

  cra.burns@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Abbie Cahoon

Research Associate in Psychology (Early Child Development)

School of Psychology

Coleraine

  a.cahoon@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Claire Campbell

Lecturer in Social Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

G210

+44 28 7012 4123

  c.campbell2@ulster.ac.uk

Professor Tony Cassidy

Professor of Child and Family Health Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

G217

+44 28 7012 3025

  t.cassidy@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Janine Cooper

Research Associate (ADRC-NI)

School of Psychology

Belfast

BA-05-011

+44 28 9536 7297

  j.coooper@ulster.ac.uk

Professor Cathy Craig

Professor of Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

  c.craig1@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Emma Curran

Research Associate - Mental Health ADRC-NI

School of Psychology

Coleraine

  e.curran@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Jenny Davison

Lecturer in Psychology (Social Psychology)

School of Psychology

Coleraine

H246

+44 28 7012 3237

  j.davison@ulster.ac.uk

Natalie Divin

Research Associate in Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

  n.divin@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Lynn Dunwoody

Lecturer in Health Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

H244

+44 28 7012 4022

  l.dunwoody@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Edel Ennis

Lecturer in Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

G211

+44 28 7012 3892

  e.ennis@ulster.ac.uk

Finola Ferry

Research Fellow

School of Psychology

Belfast

MB119

+44 28 7167 5088

  f.ferry@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Andrea Furey

Lecturer in Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

G118

+44 28 7012 4613

  a.furey@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Samuel Ginja

Research Associate - Behaviour Analysis

School of Psychology

Coleraine

H248

+44 28 7012 3018

  s.ginja@ulster.ac.uk

Jennie Gordon

Clerical Assistant - Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

G214

+44 28 7012 3417

  j.gordon@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Colin Gorman

Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

H261

+44 28 7012 3182

  c.gorman@ulster.ac.uk

Fiona Harkin

Project Co-ordinator (PLACE-EE)

School of Psychology

Coleraine

H253

+44 28 7012 4418

  f.harkin@ulster.ac.uk

Dr James Houston

Lecturer in Psychology - Mental Health

School of Psychology

Coleraine

G216

+44 28 7012 3173

  je.houston@ulster.ac.uk

Professor Mickey Keenan

Professor of Behaviour Analysis

School of Psychology

Coleraine

G119

+44 28 7012 4283

  m.keenan@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Niamh Kennedy

Lecturer in Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

H243

+44 28 7012 3027

  n.kennedy@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Eun-Mee Kim

Lecturer in Neurobiology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

G126

+44 28 7012 3321

  e.kim@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Karen Kirby

Senior Lecturer

School of Psychology

Coleraine

H245

+44 28 7012 3654

  k.kirby@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Susan Lagdon

Lecturer in Psychology (Mental Health)

School of Psychology

Coleraine

H263

+44 28 7012 3284

  s.lagdon@ulster.ac.uk

Professor Gerard Leavey

Director of the Bamford Centre for Mental Health and Wellbeing

School of Psychology

Coleraine

H253

+44 28 7012 4511

  g.leavey@ulster.ac.uk

Professor Julian Leslie

Professor of Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

G122

+44 28 7012 3090

  jc.leslie@ulster.ac.uk

Dr John Mallett

Senior Lecturer

School of Psychology

Coleraine

H259

+44 28 7012 3866

  j.mallett@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Grainne McAnee

Research Associate - Administrative Data Research Centre (ADRC-NI)

School of Psychology

Coleraine

H254

+44 28 7012 3479

  g.mcanee@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Donal McAteer

Lecturer in Counselling Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

MB015

+44 28 7167 5427

  dh.mcateer@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Orla McDevitt-Petrovic

Lecturer in Psychology (Applied Psychology)

School of Psychology

Coleraine

H263

+44 28 7012 3758

  om.mcdevitt-petrovic@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Claire McDowell

Lecturer in Applied Behaviour Analysis

School of Psychology

Coleraine

G101

+44 28 7012 3086

  ce.mcdowell@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Adele McKinney

Lecturer in Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

G116

+44 28 7012 4117

  a.mckinney@ulster.ac.uk

William McLaughlin

Technical Services Co-ordinator (Psychology)

School of Psychology

Coleraine

G112

+44 28 7012 4483

  wj.mclaughlin@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Frances McLernon

Lecturer in Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

G219

+44 28 7012 4659

  fmla.mclernon@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Dominic McSherry

Reader in Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

G209

+44 28 7012 3867

  d.mcsherry@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Kelly Norwood

Lecturer in Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

G123

+44 28 7012 4071

  k.norwood@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Tara O'Neill

Research Associate in Psychology – Our Generation

School of Psychology

Coleraine

  t.oneill2@ulster.ac.uk

Professor Siobhan O'Neill

Professor of Mental Health Sciences

School of Psychology

Coleraine

H259

+44 28 7012 3893

  sm.oneill@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Orla Parslow-Breen

Teaching Fellow in Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

Colette Ramsey

Research Assistant in Psychology – Our Generation

School of Psychology

Coleraine

  c.ramsey@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Michael Rosato

Senior Research Fellow (Epidemiology and Public Health)

School of Psychology

Magee

+44 28 7167 5550

  mg.rosato@ulster.ac.uk

Professor Mark Shevlin

Professor of Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

H256

+44 28 7012 3141

  m.shevlin@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Gillian Shorter

Reader in Psychology (Mental Health)

School of Psychology

Coleraine

G125

+44 28 7012 4025

  gw.shorter@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Victoria Simms

Research Director - Psychology

School of Psychology

Coleraine

G209

+44 28 7012 4395

  v.simms@ulster.ac.uk

Dr Liz Simpson

Senior Lecturer

School of Psychology

Coleraine

H242

+44 28 7012 3207

  eea.simpson@ulster.ac.uk

Professor Maurice Stringer

Emeritus Professor

School of Psychology

Coleraine

G213

+44 28 7012 4258

  m.stringer@ulster.ac.uk

Gerald Tosh

Technician (Psychology)

School of Psychology

Coleraine

G117

+44 28 7012 4475

  g.tosh@ulster.ac.uk