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Doctor Nikki Dean Marshall BSc, MSc, PhD, SFHEA

Lecturer in Psychology


I teach research methods (qualitative and quantitative), cognitive, social, and forensic psychology. My research interests are varied but generally fall under the category of language, cyberpsychology, health, and social psychology.


My academic background lies in psycholinguistics, cognitive and social psychology, with clinical experience in the NHS on stroke units and private sectors in both adults and adolescent’s mental health services. I have forensic experience on low and medium secure units.

My research and teaching concerns qualitative and quantitative research methods; cognitive, cyber, social, forensic, and health psychology. My current research is focused on: 

My current research is focused on:
1) Cyberpsychology and projects related to online dating.
2) Interlingual homographs and the bilingual lexicon 
3) Health Literacy
4) Student perceptions on Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs)



  • Brain, Behaviour and Cognition Research Group;
  • Education, Lifespan and Development Research Group;
  • Language Research Group.


Department of Psychology, Sociology and Politics

Social Sciences and Arts

I teach in the department of Social Sciences and Humanities on the Psychology and the Psychology and Criminology courses, at both undergraduate and masters level. 

BSc Psychology
BSc Criminology and Psychology
BSc Education with Counselling

MSc Psychology
MSc Clinical Cognitive Neuroscience
MSc Forensic Psychology

Cognitive Processes and Psychobiology (Level 4)
Forensic Mental Health (Level 4)
Psychology for Criminologists (Level 4)
Developmental and Social Psychology (Level 4)
Academic Development and Personal Tuition (Level 4 and 5)

Cognitive and Social Psychology (Level 5)
Processes in Psychology (Level 5)
Witnesses and Victims: Forensic Psychology in Practice (Level 5)

Psychology & Criminology Supervisor (Level 6)
Psychology Dissertation Research Project (Level 6 and 7)

Cognitive Psychobiology (Level 7)
Social Psychology Perspectives and Topics (Level 7)
Psychology of Social Development (Level 7)

Other activities

  • Ethics Reviewer since June 2017
  • Vice-Chair for the PsyPAG Annual Conference organising committee for 2019

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