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Dr Gerasimos Chatzidamianos

Formerly at Lancaster University

Research overview

Gerasimos is an Experimental Psycholinguist who completed his M.Phil. and Ph.D research at the Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, U.K. He is qualified to practice Psychology in Greece (Department of Psychology, University of Athens, Greece), and he is also a Qualified Teacher in Special Education.

Some of the positions he served are: Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Seattle at Athens, Greece; Research Fellow at the Pedagogical Institute of the Greek Ministry of Education; Research Associate at the Department of Special Education of the University of Thessaly; Psychologist/Psychometric tester at the 251 Air Force General Hospital, Centre of Aviation Medicine, Athens, Greece. Gerasimos was one of the members of the trans-disciplinary team, who designed, developed, and implemented the Family-Centred Early Intervention Programme of the National Institute for Deaf People in Athens, Greece.

Prior to these posts and back in the U.K., he was a Research Fellow at the Deafness Cognition and Language Centre, UCL; a Visiting Lecturer at Newman University College, Birmingham, and a Psychology Instructor at the Department of Experimental Psychology at the University of Cambridge.

PhD supervision

Mental Health and Deafness
Deaf Education
Communication in clinical practice
Research with carers of people with mental health problems

Current Teaching

Biological and Life Science, Faculty of Health & Medicine

BIOL132: Experimental Design and Data Analysis


Lancaster Medical School, Faculty of Health & Medicine

MED.702: Principles of evidence-based practice 


Blended Learning PhD programmes in the Division of Health Research, Faculty of Health & Medicine

DHR.405 Induction Academy

DHR PhD Autumn Academy

Additional Information

Professional Memberships

BPS: CPcyhol, Full member of the Division of Academics, Researchers and Teachers in Psychology


Current Administration/Service

DHR and Doctorate of Clinical Psychology Programme Social Media lead

Doctorate of Clinical Psychology Programme Ethics lead


Previous Administration/Service

FHMREC member

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