Dr Stuart Wallis

Research Fellow

School of Life and Health Sciences
Aston University
Aston Triangle
B4 7ET

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +44 (0)121 204 5031

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Dr Stuart Wallis
Stuart graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Psychology in 1987 at Birmingham University. He then spent several years in the Civil Service, working for the Lord Chancellor's Department. Desiring a change of career, he completed a 2nd undergraduate degree, and graduated with a first class BSc (Hons) in Optometry at Aston University in 2005. He then completed a PhD in Vision Science under the supervision of Professor Mark Georgeson, at Aston University. His thesis was submitted in 2009 and was on 'Low level feature detection in human vision'. He was then employed as the named post-doctoral researcher on BBSRC grant number BBH00159X1, working on binocular fusion and diplopia in human vision. Stuart then worked as a Sessional Lecturer, teaching Research Methods and Statistics, and Auditory Perception, followed by a year as a Research Fellow on the ARCHA ExtraCare project and two years on a project that aimed to improve the reading ability of a cohort of Macular Degeneration patients. Currently employed as a Research fellow in the Aston Laboratory for Immersive Virtaul Environments (ALIVE).
  • Virtual Reality
  • Crowding and peripheral vision
  • Spatial vision
  • Binocular vision
  • Psychophysical methods
  • Computational modelling
  • Module design

Learning & Teaching Champion for the School of Life & Health Sciences, 2011-2012

Sessional lecturer for the following modules:

  • Research Methods - 2nd year MSc, 2012-13
  • Vision & Visual Perception - 1st year BSc, 2011-12
  • Research methods and statistics - 2nd year BSc, 2008-2012
  • Auditory perception - 2nd year BSc, 2008-2012
  • Auditory perception - 2nd year Foundation Degree, 2008-2013
  • Dissertation (statistics, SPSS, research methods) - 4th year BSc, 2009-2013

Recent Publications