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Dr Claire Fox

Psychology

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Research Institute: Social Sciences

Homepage: https://www.keele.ac.uk/psychology/people/clairefox/

Specialist Areas: The social development of children and young people, e.g. peer acceptance/rejection, friendships, bullying in schools, how children use humour; the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions with children and young people, such as school counselling and peer support; young people and domestic abuse.

Dr Lydia Martens

Sociology and Criminology

Tel: 01782 734125

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Research Institute: Social Sciences

Homepage: https://www.keele.ac.uk/sspp/people/staff/lydiamartens/

Specialist Areas: Consumption (broadly defined to include public and private practices); consumer culture in late modernity; domestic life and domestic relations; feminism, gender and consumption, commercialisation around hygiene and cleanliness; children and adults in consumer culture; everyday domestic knowledge and practices; the consumption and production of food; certainty and uncertainty in consumption and consumer culture; qualitative research, visual data and innovation in research practice.

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Dr Sam Andrews

Psychology

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Homepage: https://www.keele.ac.uk/psychology/people/samandrews/

Specialist Areas: Children, criminal law, and the family: Children\'s testimony (including cognitive and social development); forensic interviewing (police/lawyers); child maltreatment; applied development psychology (homeless youth, adoption, divorce).

Dr Yvonne Skipper

Psychology

Tel: 01782 733385

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Homepage: https://www.keele.ac.uk/psychology/people/yvonneskipper/

Specialist Areas: Education, education psychology, grammar schools, children\'s social skills.

Lucy James

Psychology

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Homepage: https://www.keele.ac.uk/cyp/meettheteam/

Specialist Areas: Humour and adjustment in children, positive uses of humour, how different styles of humour develop, child development project.

Dr Maggie Robson

Psychology

Tel: 01782 734139

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Homepage: https://www.keele.ac.uk/psychology/people/maggierobson/

Specialist Areas: Therapist and counsellor trainer, counselling in other cultures, the process of bereavement in childhood, evaluating the usefulness of counselling provisions and play and play therapy.

Dr Martin Rowley

Psychology

Tel: 01782 733328

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Homepage: https://www.keele.ac.uk/psychology/people/martinrowley/

Specialist Areas: How an understanding of the nature of knowledge and beliefs develops in children, adolescents, and adults. Understanding uncertainty, children’s understanding of advertising.

Mairead Walsh

Psychology

Tel: 01782 734299

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Homepage: https://www.keele.ac.uk/psychology/people/maireadwalsh/

Specialist Areas: Attachment, bereavement and loss, trauma and childhood abuse.