Position: Professor, Dean of College of Health & Behavioural Sciences
Phone: (01248) 38 8243
Location: George Building, Normal Site
Web: Institute for the Psychology of Elite Performance
Video profile: Watch Prof Nichola Callow's video profile
Professor in Sport Psychology, Dean of the College Health and Behavioural Sciences
P.G.G.E. BA Joint Hons
BPS Chartered Psychologist since 2000 and BASES since 1998.
Cognitive and motivational effects of imagery. Group dynamics, in particular, leadership, collective efficacy and communication. Interventions with rheumatology patients (e.g., Rheumatoid Arthritis & Fibromyalgia)
Editorial Board Memberships:
2006 to 2011 - Associate Editor: Journal of Applied Sport Psychology
2006 to present - Editorial Board: Journal of Imagery Research in Sport and Physical Activity
Callow, N., Hardy, J.T., & Arthur, C.A. (March, 2012). The effect of transformational supervision on student engagement, retention and success. The Higher Education Academy Doctoral Training Programme £54,516.
2009-2012 Callow, N., Edwards, M., & Rafal, R. Neural networks involved in visual and kinaesthetic movement imagery. Bangor University 125th Anniversary PhD studentship £45,000.
2010-2013 Arthur, C. Callow, N. & Hardy, L. Transformational leadership in a youth expedition context. KESS maxi PhD £55,470.
2010-11 Callow, N., Mawn, L.Arthur, C.A., & Hardy, J. Development and assessment of a transformational leadership inventory in higher education. Higher Education Academy Network for Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Pedagogic Research and Development Fund. £2,972.
2008-2011 Callow, N., Arthur, C.A., & Hardy, J. Transformational Leadership and student learning experiences. Drapers' Company and Thomas Howell's Education Fund/SSHES £58,000.
2009-2013 Callow, N., & Roberts, R. Coach education and psychological skills. Sports Council for Wales/SSHES £72,700.
PhD/MPhil in the UK and Canada
MSc Exercise and Sport, Manchester Metropolitan University
BSc Sport and Exercise Sciences, Birmingham University
Keynote and Invited Addresses
Callow, N., (October, 2012). Imagery and Sport: Research from the repetative. Keynote. Imagery and Creativity Conference, Trinity Laben, London, UK.
Callow, N., (April, 2010). Imagery: Application in sport and health psychology. Keynote. British Association of Sport and Exercise Psychology Student Conference, Aberystwyth University, UK
Reviewer for British Academy, Reviewer for a variety of sport and main stream psychology journals
Hobbies and Interests
Mountain Biking, Skiing, and drinking red wine