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Professor Nigel Marsh is a New Zealand-trained clinical psychologist. He has held academic appointments in Clinical Psychology in Australia, Lebanon, Malaysia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. His most recent clinical work has involved the neuropsychological assessment of individuals with traumatic brain injury, stroke, occupational exposure to neurotoxins, or suspected dementia.

Professor Marsh's expertise within the field of clinical psychology is in the areas of psychological assessment and research design. The majority of his research publications deal with the assessment of the psychosocial consequences of traumatic injuries or chronic illness for both the individual and their familial caregivers. He has conducted research across the life span with published studies on age groups ranging from infants to older adults. He has also published studies on non-clinical groups, primarily in the area of organisational psychology.

In previous academic appointments, Professor Marsh has been awarded grants to conduct research on traumatic brain injury, quality of life in dialysis patients, dementia in older adults, resilience in very low-income families and internet use amongst young adults. He has served as a consultant in the areas of healthy ageing, occupational health, genetics and rehabilitation.

He is a Visiting Professor in Clinical Psychology at the Norwich Medical School of the University of East Anglia (United Kingdom) and an Adjunct Research Professor in the School of Science and Technology at Sunway University (Malaysia). In 2016, 2017 and 2018 he was a Visiting Professor at the University of Oviedo (Spain) where he worked with the Health Sciences Research Group on School Learning, Difficulties and Academic Performance.

He has supervised 35 Higher Degree by Research theses to completion. This includes 19 master's theses and 16 doctoral theses.

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  • PY6010: Evaluation and Research (Level 6; SIN)
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  • Assessment of the psychosocial consequences of traumatic injuries or chronic illness, for both the individual and their familial caregivers
  • Healthy ageing, particularly as related to environmental or design factors
  • Attitudes to ageing
  • Evaluation of training of caregivers for vulnerable groups (e.g., children in out-of-home care, people with dementia)
  • Literacy (reading & writing)
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