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Prof Jason Ellis


Department: Psychology

Jason Ellis Staffprofile Northumbriauniversity255Jason Ellis is Professor in Psychology at Northumbria University and Director of the Northumbria Centre for Sleep Research. He has sat on various committees including the British Psychological Society – Division of Health Psychology, the Teaching and Educational Advisory Committee for the Sleep Research Society (based in the USA) and the Division of Health Psychology Scotland.

Jason has presented his research at numerous conferences and invited talks in the UK, Europe, the United States and Canada (including the University of California – San Diego C.A., Harvard Medical School M.A., and the University of Laval, Quebec), and the rest of the world.

Additionally he has consulted for Transport for London, Wall to Wall Media, Cussons Pearl, and UCB Pharma. He is also actively involved in both public and professional engagement activities, speaking at the British Science Festival, TEDx Conference, and the National Science Learning Centre.

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  • An online behavioural self-help intervention rapidly improves acute insomnia severity and subjective mood during the COVID-19 pandemic: a stratified randomised controlled trial, Elder, G., Santhi, N., Robson, A., Alfonso-Miller, P., Spiegelhalder, K., Ellis, J. 2 Mar 2024, In: Sleep
  • A Smartphone App to Support Self-Management for People Living With Sjögren's Syndrome: Qualitative Co-Design Workshops, McCallum, C., Campbell, M., Vines, J., Rapley, T., Ellis, J., Deary, V., Hackett, K. 17 Apr 2024, In: JMIR Human Factors
  • Poor subjective sleep quality predicts symptoms in Irritable Bowel Syndrome using the Experience Sampling Method, Topan, R., Vork, L., Fitzke, H., Pandya, S., Keszthelyi, D., Cornelis, J., Ellis, J., Van Oudenhove, L., Van Den Houte, M., Aziz, Q. 1 Jan 2024, In: American Journal of Gastroenterology
  • The Natural History of Insomnia: Evaluating illness severity from acute to chronic insomnia; Is the first the worst?, Boyle, J., Morales, K., Muench, A., Ellis, J., Vargas, I., Grandner, M., Posner, D., Perlis, M. 4 Feb 2024, In: Sleep
  • 0319 Evaluating Illness Severity from Acute to Chronic Insomnia: Is the First the Worst?, Boyle, J., Muench, A., Morales, K., Ellis, J., Vargas, I., Grandner, M., Posner, D., Perlis, M. 29 May 2023, In: Sleep
  • 0328 The Natural History of Insomnia: High Sleep Reactivity Interacts with Greater Life Stress to Predict the Onset of Acute Insomnia, Walker, J., Vargas, I., Drake, C., Ellis, J., Muench, A., Perlis, M. 29 May 2023, In: Sleep
  • Acute insomnia, Ellis, J., Alfonso-Miller, P. 27 Jan 2023, Encyclopedia of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms, Elsevier
  • An Examination of the Associations between Nutritional Composition, Social Jet Lag and Temporal Sleep Variability in Young Adults, Hepsomali, P., Zandstra, E., Wanders, A., O’Neill, B., Alfonso-Miller, P., Ellis, J. 2 Aug 2023, In: Nutrients
  • Author Correction: Internet memes related to the COVID-19 pandemic as a potential coping mechanism for anxiety, Akram, U., Irvine, K., Allen, S., Stevenson, J., Ellis, J., Drabble, J. 21 Jun 2023, In: Scientific Reports
  • Chronic Insomnia Disorder across Europe: Expert Opinion on Challenges and Opportunities to Improve Care, Ellis, J., Ferini-Strambi, L., García-Borreguero, D., Heidbreder, A., O’Regan, D., Parrino, L., Selsick, H., Penzel, T. 28 Feb 2023, In: Healthcare (Switzerland)

  • Rónán Doherty Sleep, Nutrition and Recovery in Athletes Start Date: 01/10/2016 End Date: 27/05/2022
  • Greg Elder Measuring a Sleep/Stress Switch Point Start Date: 01/09/2010 End Date: 22/05/2014
  • Rachel Sharman Emperically Testing the Neurocognitive Model of Insomnia Start Date: 01/09/2010 End Date: 16/10/2014
  • Jane Dawson Visceral and Behavioural Responses to Modern Art: Influence of Expertise, Type of Art and Context Start Date: 18/02/2013 End Date: 27/02/2017
  • Tracy Rogers Differentiating sleepiness from fatigue a multi-method approach Start Date: 01/10/2018
  • Tracy Rogers Start Date: 01/10/2018 End Date: 19/03/2021
  • Paul Isaacs Start Date: 22/07/2016

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