A selection of our recent publications:

Hayes, B., & Serbic, D. (2024). Wellbeing Day: Co-producing events with students to promote wellbeing. Student Engagement in Higher Education Journal5(2), 169–184. Retrieved from

Khadhijah, Z., & Nodin, N. (2023). Acculturative stress while online dating: An exploration of the experiences of second generation Indian and Pakistani immigrants in the United Kingdom. Personal Relationships. 1-16, doi:

Hayes, B. (2023). Co-producing student wellbeing events. BPS Developmental Psychology Forum, https://doi: 10.53841/bpsdev.2023.1.98.6

Roberts-West, L.*, Gravatt, A.*, Guest, N.*, Hunt, A.*, Siddique, L.*, & Serbic, D. (2023). A Comparison of Social Exclusion Towards People with Depression or Chronic Back Pain. British Journal of Pain. *UG Final Year Project students

Fairlamb, S., Papadopoulou, H., & Bourne, V. J. (2022). Reach for the STARS? The role of academic contingent self-worth in statistics anxiety and learning. Learning and Motivation, 78, 101815.

Lunde, C., Fisher, E., Donovan, E., Serbic, D., Sieberg, C. (2022). Cutting the cord? Parenting emerging adults with chronic pain. Paediatric & Neonatal Pain. 00, 1– 12. doi:10.1002/pne2.12072

Nodin, N. (2022). Queering the Curriculum. Reflections on LGBT+ inclusivity in Higher Education. Psychology Teaching Review. 28, 1, 21-30.

Serbic, D., Friedrich, C., & Murray, R. (2021). Psychological, social and academic functioning in university students with chronic pain: A systematic review. Journal of American College Health, 1-15.

Hayes, B., James, A., Barn, R., & Watling, D. (2021). “The world we live in now”: A qualitative investigation into parents’, teachers’, and children’s perceptions of social networking site use. The British Journal of Educational Psychology.

Bourne, V., James, A., & Wilson-Smith, K. (2021). Understanding quantitative and qualitative research in psychology: A practical guide to methods, statistics, and analysis. Oxford University Press. 

Robinson, O. C., Sebah, I., McNay, I., Field, J., Wragg, J., Stevenson, M., & Newton, P. (2021). Evaluating the REP-S brief resilience intervention for students in higher education: a multi-study mixed-methods programme of research. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 1-17.

Fairlamb, S. (2020). We need to talk about self-esteem: The effect of contingent self-worth on student achievement and well-being. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology. Advance online publication.

Serbic, D., & Bourne, V.  (2020). Final year research project as a tool for maximizing students’ employability prospects. Psychology Teaching Review. 26(1).

Serbic, D., Zhao, J., & He, J. (2020). The role of pain, disability and perceived social support in psychological and academic functioning of university students with pain: an observational study. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health

Cage, E., Stock, M., Sharpington, A., Pitman, E. & Batchelor, R. (2018). Barriers to accessing support for mental health issues at university. Studies in Higher Education.

Cage, E., Di Monaco, J. & Newell, V. (2018). Understanding, attitudes and dehumanisation towards individuals on the autism spectrum. Autism.

Bourne, V. J. (2018). Does mathematical ability predict performance in the research components of an undergraduate psychology degree? Only a little bit, for a little while, and in specific ways. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology, 4, 181-188.

Bourne, V. J. & Nesbit, R. J. (2018) Do attitudes towards statistics influence the decision to study psychology at degree level? A pilot investigation. Psychology Teaching Review, 55 – 63.

Nesbit, R. J., & Bourne, V. J. (2018). Statistics Anxiety Rating Scale (STARS) use in Psychology students: A review and analysis with an undergraduate sample  Psychology Teaching Review, 24, 101 – 110.

Pincus, T., Noel, M., Jordan, A., & Serbic, D. (2018). Perceived diagnostic uncertainty in pediatric chronic pain. Pain159(7), 1198–1201.

Lucas, R., James, A.I. & Cage, E. (2018). Short note: Expectations of the university to post-graduation transition of students with mental health conditions. Psychology Teaching Review, 24(1), 79 – 81.

Lucas, R., & James, A. I. (2017). An Evaluation of Specialist Mentoring for University Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Mental Health Conditions. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1-14.

Bourne, V. (2017). Starting out in methods and statistics for psychology: A hands-on guide to doing research. Oxford University Press.

Cage, E., Bird, G. & Pellicano, E. (2016). “I am who I am”: Reputation concerns in adolescents on the autism spectrum. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. 2512–23.

Cowie, H. & James, A. (2016) Peer support in England, Japan and South Korea. School bullying in different cultures: Eastern and western perspectives. Smith, P. K., Toda, Y. & Kwak, K. (eds.). Cambridge University Press

Mendes, I.,  Rosa, C., Stiles, W. B., Caro Gabalda, I., Gomes, P., Basto, I., &  Salgado, J. (2016).  Setbacks in the process of assimilation of problematic experiences in two cases of Emotion-Focused Therapy for depression. Psychotherapy Research. 26(6),638-52.

Nodin, N. (2016). Doing research in LGBT+ mental health. PsyAG Quarterly. 101. 50-53.

Serbic, D., Pincus, T., Fife-Schaw, C. & Dawson, H. (2016). Diagnostic uncertainty, guilt, mood and disability in back pain. Health Psychology: official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association. 35(1)50-59.