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Dr Roy Bhakta

Senior Research Fellow

Institute of Education

Contact Details


tel: 01905 855313

Roy joined the University of Worcester in 2015 as a researcher having previously worked at Coventry University. His interests are focused on the use of use of technology to improve learning, psychology of achievement, and engagement within higher education with a focus on STEM. In addition to research, he is involved in research student supervision, and teaching research methods and statistics. In the past Roy has worked as a programmer and also taught students in the schools, colleges and Higher Education sectors.


  • PhD Psychology & Education (Coventry)
  • MSc Psychology (Coventry) MSc
  • Mathematics Education (University of Warwick)
  • BSc (Hons) Physics (Imperial College)
Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

Teaching Interests

  • Statistics and quantitative research methods
  • Supervision of research students
  • Quantitative analysis using SPSS and R

Research Interests

  • Personality and achievement
  • Mathematics Education focusing on barriers to learning and attainment
  • Use of novel technologies in supporting teaching and learning
Professional Bodies

Professional Bodies

  • Higher Education Academy (HEA) AFHEA
  • British Psychological Society (BPS) CPsychol, AFBPsS


External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities

Reviewer for:

  • Journal of Educational Computing Research
  • International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning
  • Innovations in Education and Teaching International
  • Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology
  • International Journal of Medical Education