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Dr. Darren Walker

BA (HONS), MSc, PhD
Senior Lecturer - Psychology
School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences
Cairns
3 - 14
About Me

Dr Darren Walker is an applied cognitive neuroscientist with a particular interest in translating theoretical insights from memory, attention and perception into creative, practical and commercial applications for health and clinical psychology.

He has collaborated across disciplines with researchers in art, product design and biomedicine, achieving significant research grant success. His work has been disseminated in high quality journals, along with national and international conferences.

He is passionate about teaching the next generation of scholars, regardless of their background and prior educational experiences. He has taught across most areas of the psychology undergraduate curriculum, using both face-to-face and on-line methods. He teaches research design and statistics to postgraduate level.

He is an Australian and British citizen with extensive experience of overseas educational partnerships.

General
Universities Studied At

Sussex, Exeter, Reading 

Universities Worked At

Reading, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Open University, Liverpool

Previous teaching

Past Unit Coordination (CMet)

· Research Methods for MSc Health and Forensic Psychology (level 9)

· Applied Human Cognition; Cognitive Neuroscience (level 8)

· Cognitive Psychology; Brain and Cognition (level 7)

· Psycholinguistics and Cognitive Psychology (level 8 Speech Pathology)

· Introductory Psychology (Level 7)

Professional Memberships

British Psychological Society (BPS) 

Research Supervision
Accreditation

I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:

  • Clinical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Literary Studies

At the level of Principal Supervisor


Current Capacity
I am currently available to supervise more research candidates
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Research Interests
Psychology And Cognitive Sciences

Psychology - Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology)

Psychology And Cognitive Sciences

Psychology - Developmental Psychology and Ageing

Psychology And Cognitive Sciences

Psychology - Psychological Methodology, Design and Analysis

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