Research students

Some of our PhD students and their projects are listed below.

NameThesis Title Entry Year
Smita Awasthi Teaching children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder: An investigation of teacher training, teaching methods and pupil learning outcomes 2009
Caleb Coyle Building Solidarity and Inclusion in the Classroom: The Good Behaviour Game 2014
MaryRose Gaw

Equine assisted therapy for Autism Spectrum Disorders: Establishing a behaviour analytic evidence base

Yini Liao

Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention for Children Diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Disorder: A Comparative Study between the UK and China.

Jason Majchrzak

Mindfulness-Based Behavioral Intervention for High-Functioning Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Catriona Martin

I am particularly interested in using the principles derived from the science of ABA to address behavioural safety. For example, drowning is the 3rd leading course of death in all children under 5 years of age. With regard to children with ASD (50% of whom elope regularly), 24% of elopees actually drown.

Lisa Ruddy How technology, in the form of iOs apps can improve communication and social skills in children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.  2012
Sorah Stein

Methods of Effective Sexuality Education to Promote Appropriate Social Behaviour for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Amy Tanner

Using A Parent Coaching Intervention to Treat Autism Symptoms in Infants