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: email@example.com Tel: 01212045384
Applied Health Research Group
Aston Research Centre for Healthy Ageing(ARCHA)
Aston Research for CHildren's and Young people's health (ARCHY)
The University is currently recruiting PhD students. 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 Senior Lecturer in Psychology who joined Aston in October 2013. 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 and an invited committee member of the National Steering Group for Feeding Disorders in Children. She is also a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society.
2013 – present: Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Aston University
2010- 2013: Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Loughborough University
2007 - 2010: Lecturer in Psychology, Loughborough University
2005 - 2009: Honorary Fellow, School of Psychology, The University of Birmingham
2007: Post graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Keele University.
2005 - 2007: Lecturer, School of Psychology, Keele University
2004 - 2005: Research Fellow, The University of Birmingham
2001 - 2004: Post-Graduate Teaching Assistant, The University of Birmingham
2005: Ph.D. Applied Developmental Psychology. The University of Birmingham.
2001: B.Sc. Psychology. First Class (Hons.). The University of Birmingham.
Awards for impact:
2014 – present: Admitted as an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (member of the British Psychological Society since 2001, chartered psychologist since 2010)
2014- present: Member of the Society for Behavioural Medicine
2008 – present: Invited Committee member of the National Steering Group for Children’s Feeding Problems
2008 – present: Member of the British Feeding and Drinking Group
2007- present: Admitted as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (Reference number: 32159)
2007 – 2010: Invited Committee Member of the Association for Infant Mental Health. U.K.
2008 - 2009: Invited Member of the Association for Psychological Science
2006 - 2008: Member of the Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology
Funded PhD Students