I am a Reader in Psychology in the School of Psychology at Aston University, and Head of Psychological Research at the National Institute of Teaching (NIoT).

My research background is in human memory, cognition, and social influence, particularly in applications of these topics to educational and legal psychology. My work has focused on themes such as:

My research has been funded by the Assessments & Qualifications Alliance (AQA), Leverhulme Trust, Wellcome Trust, European Commission FP7, College of Policing, Higher Education Academy, British Academy, British Psychological Society, and Richard Benjamin Trust.