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Dr Tim Jones

Head of Academic Unit: Psychological Sciences

Institute of Health & Society

Contact Details


tel: (01905) 542369

University Teaching Fellow
BSc (Hons) Psychology
PhD Psychology

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research


  •  Cognitive Psychology  
  •  Forensic Psychology  
  •  Environmental Psychology  
  •  Research Methods & Statistics 
  •  Counselling Psychology


  • Decision Making 
  • Perception  
  • Teaching & Learning  
  • Violent & Sexual Offenders  
  • Crime


Professional Experience

Professional Experience

Invited Reviewer - Welsh Joint Education Committee (WJEC), A-Level Psychology Curriculum 2013.

Editorial Board - Psychology Teaching Review (PTR), British Psychological Society, November 2012 – Current.

Invited Contributor - The British Psychological Society (2013). Briefing Paper: The Future of A-Level Psychology, Leicester: The British Psychological Society.

Division Chair - Division for Academics, Researchers and Teachers in Psychology (DARTP), British Psychological Society, November 2011 - November 2013.

Honorary Treasurer - Division for Academics, Researchers and Teachers in Psychology (DARTP), British Psychological Society, September 2010- November 2011.

Committee Member - Ethics Committee, British Psychological Society, September 2010-November 2011.

Peer reviewer for the Journal of Applied Cognitive Psychology, IEEE Pervasive Computing, Psychology Teaching Review (PTR) and The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice.

Peer reviewer for the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

Peer Reviewer for the Higher Education Academy - Student Volunteering Awards, HESVA), March 2010 and March 2011.

Convenor and discussant British Psychological Society Education Symposium (Re-Inventing the Wheel? The role of technology in teaching psychology), Glasgow, Scotland, May 4-6, 2011.

Co-convenor British Psychological Society Education Symposium, Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK, April, 14-16, 2010.

Co-convenor and Chair of round-table discussions at the Association for the Association for the Teaching of Psychology (ATP), July 2009 and July 2011.

Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS)

Charted Psychologist (CPsychol)

Science Council Chartered Scientist (CSci)

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Member of the Association for Psychological Science (APS)

Member of the Applied Vision Association (AVA)

Member of the Division for Academics, Researchers and Teachers in Psychology (DARTP)



Jones, T. & Tyson, P. (2014). Psychology Express: Abnormal and Clinical Psychology (Undergraduate Revision Guide). Person Education: London

Upton, D., Bray, J., Jones, T. & Upton, P. (2014). Touchscreen technology – the evidence. Australian Journal of Dementia Care, 3(1), 29-30.

Wilkinson, D.J., Caulfield, L.S. & Jones, T. (2014). Investigating Schziotypy and Crime Based Reasoning with Qualitative Methods. The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice. Early Online.

Farrell, D., Keenan, P., Knibbs, L. & Jones, T. (2013). Enhancing EMDR clinical supervision through the utilisation of an EMDR process model of supervision and an EMDR personal development action plan. Social Sciences Directory, 2(5), 6-25.

Catling, J., Mason, V. & Jones, T. (2013). Predictors of psychology undergraduate success. Psychology Teaching Review, 19(2), 31-37.

Jones, T., Kay, D., Upton, P. & Upton, D. (2013). An evaluation of older adults use of iPad’s in eleven UK care-homes. The International Journal of Mobile Human Computer Interaction, 5(3), 62-76.

Upton, D., Bray, J., Jones, T. & Upton, P. (2013). The use of touch screen technology by people with dementia and their carers in care home settings. Journal of Dementia Care, 21(13), 28-32.

Jones, T., Upton, P. & Wilkinson, D.J. (2013). The value paradox - inducting undergraduate university students in a time of austerity. Psychology Teaching Review, 19(1), 3-8.

Mercer, J., Sander, P., Williams, S. & Jones, T. (2013). Emotions or Science? Pre-tertiary males’ accounts of psychology as a subject choice. Psychology Teaching Review, 19(1), 9-20.

Jones, T. (2012). The changing face of teaching psychology - A response to Hartley (2012) ‘Reflections on 50 years of teaching psychology’. Psychology Teaching Review, 18(1), 29-34.

Jones, T., Caulfield, L., Wilkinson, D.J. & Weller, L. (2011). The relationship between non-clinical Schizotypy and handedness on divergent and convergent creative problem solving tasks. Creativity Research Journal, 23(3), 1-7.

Wilkinson, D.J., Jones, T., Caulfield, L. & Wilson, D. (2011). Time to reason about crime. The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 51(3), 1-11.

Sander, P., de la Fuente Arias, J., Stevenson, K. & Jones, T. (2011). The validation of the academic behavioural confidence scale with Spanish psychology students. Psychology Learning and Teaching, 10(1), 11-24.

Jones, T. (2009). Investigating in Assessment - The role of formative assessment in teaching psychological research methods. Psychology Teaching Review, 15(2), 74-81.

Coatham V. & Jones, T. (2008). Forgotten Voices? - The importance of longitudinal evaluation of urban regeneration projects. Journal of Urban Generation and Renewal, 1(2), 74-86.

Wilson, D & Jones, T. (2008). "In my own world": A case study of a paedophile's thinking and doing and his use of the internet. The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 47(2) 107-120. Howard Journal - Top 20 Most Accessed Articles (2008-2012).

External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities

  • External Examiner BSc Psychology, University of South Wales 
  • External Examiner BSc Psychological Studies, East Asia Institute of Management (Cardiff Metropolitan University).  
  • Peer-reviewer for the Journal of Applied Cognitive Psychology, The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, IEEE Pervasive Computing and Psychology Teaching Review.
  • Peer-reviewer for the Higher Education Academy – National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (Individual Strands) and the Higher Education Student Volunteering Awards (HESVA).
  • Former Chair of the BPS Division of Academics, Researchers and Teachers in Psychology