Dr Stuart Jones BSc, PGDip, MSc, PhD, CPsychol, FHEA

Lecturer in Psychology

Carmarthen

Tel: +44 (0)1267 676697
E-mail: s.a.jones@uwtsd.ac.uk

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I lecture on a number of other programmes, primarily the BSc Applied Psychology programme, and I also contribute to other modules on the Swansea Campus.

I have been teaching on the Psychology programmes in addition to other programmes at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David since 2010 and have contributed to the delivery and supervision on both undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Prior to this I worked as a lecturer at the University of Glamorgan for six years, lecturing on the BSc Psychology, BSc Sport Psychology and BSc Sport Science programmes. I also worked as a Health Psychology researcher for a funded project in collaboration with University of Bath and North Wiltshire NHS exploring the benefits and feasibility of peer mentoring within a community-based health and exercise initiative of patients diagnosed with COPD (2007-2009). 

  • Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society
  • Professional Member of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences
  • STEMNET STEM Ambassador
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

My current undergraduate teaching areas include biological psychology, neuroscience, adolescent development and transitions, sport and exercise psychology, health psychology, evolutionary psychology, occupational psychology, media and consumer psychology and applied psychology.  I also contribute to research methods teaching (focusing on qualitative research methods). 

My research interests are widespread including: The emotional responses following injury in recreational level athletes; community based health initiatives; the application of psychological interventions in relation to chronic illness; adolescent transitions and impact of biological changes in relation to adolescent well-being; social contagion and the impact of social networking to name a few.

I also have a research interest in the adaptation of migrant workers in Wales and in 2012 I secured strategic insight policy (SIP) funding to explore the work of the Polish-Welsh Mutual Association (PMWA) and the attitudes of people that the PWMA serve.

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Evans, L., Mitchell, I.D., & Jones, S. (2006). Psychological Response to Sport Injury. In Hanton, S. and Mellalieu, S.D. (Eds.), Literature Reviews in Sport Psychology. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science.

Conferences

Bernal-Davies, B., & Jones, S. (2016.) An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis Approach to Understanding Filipino Migrant Workers in Wales. The European Conference on Psychology and Behavioural Sciences, Brighton. 

Jones, S., Roderique-Davies, G., & John, B. (2015.) Exploring the emotional responses in recreational rugby union players following severe injury:  A longitudinal perspective. 4th Annual Conference of The Welsh Branch of The British Psychological Society, Glyndwr.