Paul Heron
Research Fellow

Profile

Biography

Paul studied psychology at Coventry University before pursuing his interest in practical psychological research techniques at Northumbria University (MRes awarded 2014). An interest in mental health led him to the NHS where he managed a range of NIHR portfolio studies across Kent and Medway. Paul is currently working as a Research Fellow for the SCIMITAR+ smoking cessation trial and The Lifestyle, Health and Wellbeing study in patients with SMI. 

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology, Coventry University 
  • MRes Psychology, Northumbria University

Research

Overview

Paul’s research interests include common mental health problems such as depression and anxiety, severe mental illnesses, physical health in populations with mental health, and study methodology.

Projects

  • SCIMITAR+
  • Closing The Gap: Health and Wellbeing Cohort

Research group(s)

Mental Health and Addiction

Contact details

Paul Heron
Research Fellow

Tel: 01904 32(1746)