BSc (Bolton), MA (Manchester), PhD (Manchester)
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Dr Kayonda has a background in health psychology and mental health research. He is actually working within a team in the Social Policy and Social Work Department at the University of York to evaluate psychosocial interventions within the NHS Community Mental Health Teams. Dr Kayonda is a researcher at the International Centre for Mental Health Social Research (ICMHSR); the centre brings together researchers from around the world to undertake a unique research programme applying social science to mental health practice.
Prior to joining the University of York, Dr Kayonda worked for the NHS (Greater Manchester Mental Health) and the University of Manchester on several projects including:
Dr Kayonda has a BSc (Hons) in Psychology and Counselling (University of Bolton), Masters in International Development (University of Manchester), and PhD in Psychology (University of Manchester). His thesis investigated “the correlates of subjective well-being” to improve people’s quality of life. Dr Kayonda has published high-quality research papers in several academic journals including the European Journal of Public Health, Journal of Mental Health, Religion & Culture, Journal of Psychology in Africa, Journal of Religion and Health, and Quality of Life Research.
Ngamaba, K.H. & Soni, D. (2018). Are Happiness and Life Satisfaction Different Across Religious Groups? Exploring Determinants of Happiness and Life Satisfaction. Journal of Religion and Health. 57(6), 2118-2139. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-017-0481-2
Ngamaba, K.H., Panagioti, M. & Armitage, C.J. (2018). Income inequality and subjective well-being: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Quality of Life Research, 27(3), 577-596. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11136-017-1719-x
Newspapers: Ngamaba, K. H. (2018). Happiness and God. The Independent 12 March. https://www.independent.co.ug/happiness-and-god/
Newspapers: Ngamaba, K. H. (2018). Are religious people happier than non-religious people? The conversation 21 February. https://theconversation.com/are-religious-people-happier-than-non-religious-people-87394
Ngamaba, K. H., Panagioti, M., & Armitage, C. J. (2017). How strongly related are Health Status and Subjective Well-Being: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. European Journal of Public Health, 27(5), 879–885, https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckx081
Ngamaba, K. H. (2017). Can Social Protection Work in Fragile States? Case study: Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Somalia. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing. Available from Amazon
Ngamaba, K. H. (2017). Determinants of subjective well-being in representative samples of nations. European Journal of Public Health, 27 (2): 377-382. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckw103.
Kayonda Hubert Ngamaba (2016) Happiness and life satisfaction in Rwanda, Journal of Psychology in Africa, 26:5, 407-414. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14330237.2016.1208930
Kayonda Hubert Ngamaba (2014) Religious leaders' perceptions of their emotional and psychological needs, Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 17:1, 62-78, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13674676.2012.746654
Ngamaba, K. H., Panagioti, M., & Armitage, C. J. (2018). The best determinants of subjective well-being. Conference Paper Presented at the BPS (British Psychological Society) Annual Conference. East Midlands Conference Centre (EMCC), Nottingham, 2-4 May 2018. Link: https://www.bps.org.uk/sites/.../AC2018%20Book%20of%20Abstracts.pdf https://www1.bps.org.uk/.../DRAFT%20PROGRAMME%20v2.pdf
Ngamaba, K. H., Panagioti, M., & Armitage, C. J. (2016). Are Health Status and Subjective Well-Being: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Conference Paper Presented at the PGR Conference 2016, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, 18th May 2016
Ngamaba, K. H. (2015). Is Life Satisfaction/Happiness Different Across Religious Denomination Groups? A Cross National Study Exploring Some Key Determinants of Life Satisfaction/Happiness. Conference Paper Presented at the International Convention of International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS), Amsterdam, Netherlands, 12-14 March 2015
Ngamaba, K. H. (2014). What are the best predictors of happiness and life satisfaction for the elderly? A worldwide study across 8 regions. Conference Paper Presented at the Chicago International Conference on Geriatrics & Gerontology: Improving Health and Health Care Services for the Elderly. 181st OMICS Group Conference, Chicago, USA, 8 to 10 July 2014. DOI: 10.4172/2167-7182.S1.002
Ngamaba, K. H. (2012). Is financial satisfaction a better predictor of happiness than national pride? Conference Paper Presented at the British Psychological Society: Back to the Future: Reflections and Implications Following the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Manchester, UK, 16 Nov 2012.