Dr Rob Sanders
Head of Department
My research interests lie broadly in
neurocognitive functioning and its relationship with mental health.
I have successfully supervised several post-graduate theses on
topics such as memory / executive function in long term
cannabis use, and the weapon focus effect.
Head of Programme
Dr Chris Boyes is a Senior Lecturer and Head of
Programme for the MSc Professional Health and Social Care Studies.
He teaches and supervises research at undergraduate, postgraduate
and PhD levels. He has PhD sole supervisor status with the
University of Leeds.
He has membership of University and Faculty
committees for Enhancement and Student Experience and Quality and
Standards, as well as being a member of the University Quality
Network (and thereby involved in cross-faculty processes such as
He was formally External Examiner at the
University of East Anglia and is currently External Examiner at
Oxford Brookes University (School of Health and Social Care: MSc/PG
Dip/PG Cert. Rehabilitation). He is a Fellow of the Higher
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