Nicola-Jayne Salmon

Graduate Teaching Assistant in Psychology

School of Life & Health Sciences
Aston University
Aston Triangle
Birmingham
B4 7ET

Tel: 0121 204 4012
Email:
n.salmon1@aston.ac.uk

Room: SW513

Nicola-Jayne Salmon Web photo

I joined Aston University in 2016 as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Psychology. I support the delivery and assessment of taught materials across the Psychology programmes. Alongside these responsibilities I am completing my PhD part-time. I am supervised by Dr Jason Thomas and Dr Claire Farrow (associate supervisor).  My research explores the relationship between eating behaviour and psychological health. 

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology. University of Birmingham. Awarded with First Class, 2013.
  • MSc in Work Psychology. Aston University. Awarded with Distinction, 2014.
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Learning & Teaching in Higher Education (PGCert). Aston University. Awarded with Distinction, 2017.
  • PhD in Psychology (in progress). 
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant in Psychology, School of Life & Health Sciences, Aston University. October 2016 to present.
  • Prior to this position, I worked as an Assistant Educational Psychologist and in Behavioural Economics abroad.
  • The effects of habitual fruit and vegetable intake on psychological wellbeing. 
  • Eating behaviour and mental health. 
  • Eating behaviour and cognitive performance. 
  • Interventions to promote healthy eating.
  • Member of the Psychology of Eating in Adults and Children (PEACh) Research Group. 
  • Member of the Applied Health Research Group.

Gorilla Grant Finalist, awarded a £1,000 software license.

MBPsS: Graduate Member of the British Psychology Society.

The relationship between fruit and vegetable consumption, mental health and psychological wellbeing. Presented at the British Feeding & Drinking Group International Conference in Lyon, 2018.  

The relationship between fruit and vegetable consumption, mental health and psychological wellbeing in young adults. Presented at the British Psychological Society Healthy Eating in Children Seminar, Staffordshire University, 2018. 

Measuring micronutrients: How is fruit and vegetable (F&V) intake connected to psychological health?PEACh talk, 2018. 

Meeting abstract: The relationship between fruit and vegetable consumption, mental health and psychological wellbeing. 

Salmon, N., Thomas, J. M. & Farrow, C. 28 Sep 2018 In: Appetite. 130, p. 314

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2018.05.230