• EH14 4AS

    United Kingdom

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I have supervised many PhD students through to completion and currently supervise students within the social identity approach to sport, exercise, and health.

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Research interests

I am a sport and social psychologist examining the social identity approach (social identity theory and self-categorisation theory) to sport, exercise, and health. My research has underpinned income generation, course development, teaching, consultancy, and public engagement activities. I am passionate about mission-focussed research and scholarship to have real impact.


My academic qualifications include a BSc, PGCE, and PhD from The University of Exeter, UK. I am a Chartered Psychologist with The British Psychological Society, a Registered Sport and Exercise Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council, a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Fellow of The British Psychological Society, and former Editor-in-Chief of (1) Psychology of Sport and Exercise and (2) International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology.

Former Editor-in Chief, Psychology of Sport and Exercise

Former Editor-in-Chief, International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


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