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Mr John Allbutt
Mr John Allbutt
postal addressDirectorate of Psychology & Counselling, Room L820 Allerton Building, University of Salford, Frederick Road, Salford, M6 6PU.
telephone+44 (0)161 294 2156
Key Memberships
Member of School: School of Health Sciences
From September 2011 to present.
Full Member of Research Centre: Centres for Health Sciences Research
From September 2015 to present.
Full Member of Research Centre: Centre for Social Justice Research
From May 2009 to June 2012.
From October 2006 to August 2015.
Profile Summary

John is a Lecturer in Psychology, and a member of the British Psychological Society (BPS). He has lectured in higher education for over 20 years at four UK universities. His teaching has primarily been in the area of social psychology and to date, he has over 35 research publications in a range of areas of psychology. Topics of particular interest are: the psychology of deafness and sign language, global psychology, travel, culture, political violence, peace psychology, prosocial behaviour, survival psychology, conservation and sustainable living, astronauts’ experiences, ocean rowing, individual differences and mental imagery, and aspects of teaching and learning in higher education. Between 2008 & 2013 John was been a member of the BPS Undergraduate Education Committee, carrying out accreditation work at universities in the UK. He has also conducted external work for the universities of Teesside, Winchester, Swansea Metropolitan, Bolton and Huddersfield. He has acted as a reviewer for: Ethical Human Sciences Services Journal, International Journal of Consumer Studies, Behaviour Research Methods and Perceptual and Motor Skills. John has been nominated for University of Salford teaching excellence awards.

Key Qualifications
Key Publications
Refereed Journal Articles
Other Journal Articles
Papers in Published Conference Proceedings
Poster Presentations
Key Presence
External Examiner Duties

External examiner MPhil thesis, Swansea Metropolitan University, February 2008

Other Research Activity

Chair of oral session 10th European Congress of Psychology, Prague, 2007


Chair of oral session 9th European Congress of Psychology, Granada, 2005