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Postgraduate Research Student, Faculty of Social Sciences
Greg completed an undergraduate degree in Psychology (2004-2007) at the University of Birmingham and followed this in 2007-2008 with a Master of Research Methods (Psychology) degree at the same institution. In 2010 Greg received funding from the ESRC Open Competition to complete a PhD at the Institute for Science and Society (part of the School of Sociology and Social Policy) with the working title of 'Neuroscience, patient groups and the construction of new autistic identities'. The project considers changing models of autism from within psychology and social neuroscience, how these models are taken up by advocacy groups, and what these changes might tell us about our knowledge of autism and the social world more generally.
Teaching duties have included:
Sept 2010 - Jan 2012 University of Nottingham, Sociology and Social Policy
Research Tutor, Research design and practice
April - May 2010 South Leicestershire College
Lecturer in Psychology (temporary)
March 2009 - Present Private tutor of psychology
Greg's project is concerned with the impact of developments within the history of psychology, particularly in contemporary neuroscience, for the understanding of Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD). A… read more
Greg's project is concerned with the impact of developments within the history of psychology, particularly in contemporary neuroscience, for the understanding of Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD). A focus is placed upon the creation of new social identities based upon and around these conditions. Three primary strands will be considered in the work:
While at the University of Birmingham, Greg completed projects on the psychology of pain and the discursive practices of social workers when negotiating foster placements. See 'publications' for more details.
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