Position: Programme Leader in Psychology
Tel: 0121 476 1181 (Ext. 2453)
Lorna's role at Newman involves a variety of duties and responsibilities such as: programme leader for Newman's blended learning MSc in Clinical Applications of Psychology programme, lecturing on both the undergraduate and postgraduate psychology programmes, developing new and exciting courses to align with current psychology trends, and engaging in scholarly work and research. Her area of expertise falls within Psychological Research Methods, Health Psychology, and Learning and Teaching. In 2008 she was awarded a Fellowship in Academic Practice. Lorna is a member of several professional bodies. She is also involved in several research projects in a consultancy role.
Lorna's area of research falls within the umbrella of health behaviours and health-related lifestyles of young adults, and how these are related to appearance issues. Her two recent papers have focused on tanning behaviour, and how risky health behaviours cluster together.
Lorna is currently programme leader for Newman's blended learning MSc in Clinical Applications of Psychology programme, and lectures on both the undergraduate and postgraduate psychology programmes. She is also currently module leader for Research Methods (undergraduate & postgraduate), Health Psychology, and the Dissertation (undergraduate & postgraduate) modules.
- MSc in Clinical Applications of Psychology Programme Leader
Membership of Professional Organisations
- Member of the British Psychological Society
- Member of the Division of Health Psychology
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
- Member of the Midlands Health Psychology Network (MHPN)
- Book reviewer for John Wiley & Sons/Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Dr Lorna Dodd