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PJ Standen

Professor of Health Psychology and Learning Disabilities, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences


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    Queen's Medical Centre
    NG7 2UH
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Expertise Summary


Intellectual disabilities, assistive technology, qualitative methodology, randomised controlled trials, questionnaire design, health psychology

Teaching Summary

Currently supervises a number of PhD students, as well as supervising the research of psychiatry trainees, especially in intellectual disabilities.

Research Summary

Prof. Standen's main research interests involve the areas of technology and disability but also, more specifically, using Information Technology in working with people with intellectual disabilities.

Projects in intellectual disabilities

Recent Publications

  • Journal of Health Psychology - On Editorial Board
  • International Conference on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies member of Conference Steering Committee and International Programme Committee
  • Interactive Technologies and Games Conference member of Organising Committee
  • Best Paper Award for Standen PJ, Brown DJ, Hedgecock J, Roscoe J, Stewart D, Galvez Trigo MJ, Elgajiji E (2014) Adapting a humanoid robot for use with children with profound and multiple disabilities. Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies. PM Sharkey, L Pareto, J Broeren, M Rydmark (Eds), pp. 205-211, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2-4 Sept. 2014.

School of Medicine

University of Nottingham
Medical School
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

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