Staff Profiles: Dr. Julie Collins

Dr. Julie Collins

Staff Profile: Dr. Julie Collins
Academic Subject Leader for Psychological Sciences

Dr. Julie Collins

Dr. Julie Collins

Academic Subject Leader for Psychological Sciences

Psychological Sciences

Julie is the Academic Subject Leader for Psychological Sciences Subject Community, which comprises 4 BPS accredited courses: BSc Psychology, BSc Criminology & Psychology', MSc Psychology (a conversion programme), and MSc Forensic Psychology. She is a member of the BPS Undergraduate Education Committee (UEC).

Biography

Julie has been at the University of Gloucestershire since 2005. For a large part of that time she has been involved in course level management or Subject Group management. Julie's teaching and research interests are centred on quantitative methods and statistical analysis, individual differences and psychometrics. She is also interested in resilience, emotional intelligence, and emotional dissonance. Julie has a keen interest in all aspects of Quality Assurance and Enhancement in HE and is active as an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS).

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
PGCHE Post Graduate Certificate of Higher Education University of Gloucestershire 2008
PhD Spatially structured cognitive models of semantic information: The implications for computerised databases. Aston University 2006
BSc (Hons) Psychology (2.1) Aston University 1999

Membership of professional bodies

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy Fellow - FHEA

Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society - AFBPsS

Teaching and research

Teaching

Quantitative methods and statistical analysis; individual differences; psychometrics

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Publications

External responsibilities

Julie is an External Examiner for the University of South Wales and for the University of Greenwich.

Professional positions

Julie is an accreditor of undergraduate degree programmes for the British Psychological Society and member of the Undergraduate Education Committee.