Dr Samantha Gregory

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Psychology

Dr Samantha Gregory
Dr Samantha Gregory
Aston University

Aston Triangle
Birmingham, B4 7ET

Email: s.gregory1@aston.ac.uk
Room:  SW5 13

I am currently undertaking my first postdoctoral position since finishing my PhD, working with Dr Robert Nash.
I completed my PhD at the University of Aberdeen under the supervision of Dr Margaret Jackson.

  • BSc, First Class Honours, Psychology, Bangor University (North Wales), 2011
  • MSc, Psychological research, Bangor University (North Wales), 2012
  • PhD, Psychology, University of Aberdeen, 2017
  • Feb 2017 – present, postdoctoral research assistant, School of psychology, Aston University
  • October 2013-Feb 2017, PhD Student, University of Aberdeen
  • Jan 2013 - Sept 2013, Research Assistant under the supervision of Dr Gill Windle at Bangor University.

None at present

Tutor for psychology first year methods practicals, University of Aberdeen
Tutor for psychology first year debate classes, University of Aberdeen

My research focuses on attention and memory. I am also interested in how the social environment effects the way that information is processed in attention and memory.

  • ECVP Fee waiver grant, 2016
  • EPS Grindley grant for conference attendance, 2015
  • ESCoP Travel grant, 2015
  • Awarded a British Council fellowship for the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) programme, 2014. 

    Gregory, S. E. A., & Jackson, M. C. (2016). Joint attention enhances visual working memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 42(6), 237–249. 

    Windle, G., Gregory, S., Newman, A., Goulding, A., O’Brien, D., & Parkinson, C. (2014). Understanding the impact of visual arts interventions for people living with dementia: a realist review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 3, 91. 

    Gregory, S. and Windle, G. (2013). Lost in Art Too….Challenging perceptions of dementia. The Journal of Dementia Care, 21(5), 23-25. 

    Gregory, S., & Windle, G. (2013). Lost in Art Too. An evaluation of a 10 week programme of art sessions provided by Denbigh County Council for people with dementia and their carers. Denbighshire County Council.