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Human rights Dr Anastasia Karamalidou
Missing people Dr Michael Harris 
Police culture Dr Michael Harris 
Police education Dr Michael Harris 
Prison and offender health Dr Nick de Viggiani
Prison systems Dr Anastasia Karamalidou
Probation issues Dr Nikki McKenzie
Restorative justice Dr Nikki McKenzie
Susceptibility to online scams and phishing emails Dr Emma Williams
Youth homelessness and crime Dr Nikki McKenzie
Youth justice and youth crime Dr Nikki McKenzie

Young people

Eating disorders Dr Helen Malson
Gender issues Dr Helen Malson
Young people and crime Dr Richard Kimberlee
Appearance and body image Dr Phillippa Diedrichs
Magic (contemporary) Dr David Green
Organised crime in nineteenth century America Dr Michael Woodiwiss
Paganism/witchcraft (contemporary) Dr David Green
Participation Ann De Graft-Johnson
Population ageing and pensions Martin Sullivan
Pornography and censorship Professor Alison Assiter
Social and political theory Professor Alison Assiter
Social exclusion Professor Rob Atkinson
Social exclusion and the built environment Ann De Graft-Johnson
Sociology and history of death and dying Helen Frisby

Social policy

British social policy 1850 to 1945 Professor June Hannam


Ageing Dr Gary Christopher
Applied and experimental psychology Dr Phil Morgan
Behavioural change Dr James Byron-Daniel
Bilingualism, cognition and language Dr Selma Babayigit
Caffeine Dr Gary Christopher
Counselling psychology Christine Ramsey-Wade 
Children's reading, spelling and writing development and difficulties Dr Selma Babayigit
Dementia Dr Gary Christopher
Developmental/child psychology  Dr Selma Babayigit
Emotion regulation Dr Gary Christopher
Human factors Dr Phil Morgan
Language development Dr Selma Babayigit
Memory Dr Gary Christopher
Mindfulness Christine Ramsey-Wade
Neuroscience Dr Phil Morgan
Nostalgia and reminiscence Dr Gary Christopher
Psychological aspects/implications of breast cancer Professor Diana Harcourt
Psychology of appearance/impact of disfigurement Professor Nichola Rumsey
Social attitudes to rape Professor Phil Rumney
Sports psychology Dr James Byron-Daniel
 Sports psychology Dr Claire-Marie Roberts
 Sports psychology Lindsay Woodford


Violence towards women Dr Billie Oliver
Black women and the built environment Ann De Graft-Johnson
European women’s history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries Professor June Hannam
Feminist theory Professor Alison Assiter
 Feminist theory Estella Tincknell
 Feminist theory Dr Finn Mackay
Feminist perspectives Dr Helen Malson
Motherhood and austerity Dr Michal Nahman
Representation of older women and the media Dr Josie Dolan
Women and alcohol Moira Plant
Women and mental health Dr Liz Frost
Women and the built environment Ann De Graft-Johnson
Women’s health issue Jennie Naidoo
Women’s history Dr Madge Dresser
 Women’s history Professor June Hannam
Women’s writing Professor Marie Mulvey-Roberts
Women's personal safety Dr Billie Oliver
Women's reproductive health Dr Michal Nahman
Women in Romanian Society Dr Michal Nahman
Young women's obsession with their looks Dr Liz Frost


Race equality in built environment/architecture education Ann De Graft-Johnson


Activities of tobacco companies Dr Paul Pilkington
Smoking – quitting/and psychological effects Dr James Byron-Daniel
Smoking in public places Dr Paul Pilkington


Psychopharmacology (effects of drugs on brain and behaviour) Dr Chris Alford


Sleep deprivation Dr Chris Alford