Many congratulations to the colleagues who have been successful in the latest Higher Academic Awards appointments
Deborah Lancastle has been conferred the title of Associate Professor in Psychology. A Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered and British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered Health Psychologist, Deborah’s research focusses on women’s reproductive health, coping with challenging health-related encounters, intervention development, and nursing education.
Associate Professor Lancastle is the course leader for the MSc Clinical Psychology.
A Registered Nurse, Mark worked as
an Advanced Nurse Practitioner and service lead in Ophthalmology before
moving into higher education. His PhD examined how pedagogy impacts on the knowledge construction process in advanced practitioners.
Recent research has involved working with PRIME Centre Wales, the Welsh School for Social Prescribing Research
(WSSPR) and colleagues from Wrexham Glyndwr University on a HEFCW-funded project to develop a model of social prescribing to support student wellbeing in higher education. The ways in which ‘digital’ can extend and enhance the learner experience is a current area of research focus.