Dr Simone Lira Calabrich

Lecturer in Psychology


Simone is a lecturer in the School of Psychology and Sport Science, as well as the marketing and recruitment lead for the Department of Psychology.

Teaching and Supervision

Simone is currently the module organiser on two Year 1 modules: Research Methods I and Scientific Writing and Communication II. She is also the Practicing Oral Presentation Skills (POPS) coordinator for the School of Psychology and Sport Science.

Simone currently supervises undergraduate research projects investigating the broad topics of dyslexia, reading development, and eyewitness memory.

Education / academic qualifications

  • PhD , Examining the relationship between paired associate learning and reading ability in adults and children, Bangor University (2019 - 2023)
  • MSc , Clinical Linguistics, University of Groningen (2017 - 2019)
  • MA , Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics, King's College London (2013 - 2015)
  • Other , Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, University of Nebraska at Omaha (2012 - 2013)
  • BA , Modern Foreign Languages, Universidade Federal da Bahia (2002 - 2007)
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