Dr Claire Farrow, BSc (hons), PhD, PGCert, FHEA, AFBPsS, C.Psychol.
School of Life & Health Sciences Aston University Aston TriangleBirmingham B4 7ET
Room: SW610 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01212045384
Applied Health Research Group
Aston Research Centre for Healthy Ageing(ARCHA)
Aston Research for CHildren's and Young people's health (ARCHY)
If you are interested in applying for a PhD in the field of eating behaviour (adult or child eating behaviour) please contact me directly by email for further details of potential projects.
If you are a PhD qualified researcher from outside of the UK and are interested in applying for a Marie-Curie Fellowship to come and work at Aston on projects of mutual interest (related to eating behaviour or weight) please contact me for further details (also see: http://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/about-mca/actions/index_en.htm).
Dr Claire Farrow is a Reader in Psychology and Director of the Applied Health Research Group. Claire is interested in the factors that influence eating behaviour and weight gain or weight loss, in adults and children. She has overseen and conducted several longitudinal studies concerned with the development of eating behaviours in early life. She is involved in research about parental influences on child food preferences and weight; how siblings influence each other’s eating; parental perceptions of child weight and weight monitoring feedback; and the experiences of discrimination for individuals who are overweight. Claire is a Chartered Psychologist, a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society.
Funded PhD Students
Rebecca Clark: Treating comorbid obesity in children with asthma. Jan 2017 onwards
Nichola Salmon: Understanding the Effects of Vegetable Consumption on Psychological Wellbeing and Cognitive Performance. Jan 2017 onwards.
Dr Clare Holley: “Why don’t you try it again?” factors associated with repeated exposure to fruits and vegetables during early childhood. Completed June 2016.
Recent paid research fellows