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Reg Morris

Reg Morris

Honorary Professor

School of Psychology

Tower Building, 70 Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT


Research summary

Stroke; focus on mood, service provision and psycho-social dimensions.

Teaching summary

Psychology of stroke, quantitative research methods, professional practice in clinical psychology.


Research topics and related papers

Stroke; focus on mood, service provision and psycho-social dimensions.


Principal Investigator. " Mood Screening after Stroke (MoSeS)". £1.3M. With School of Medicine, Swansea University. Submitted to NIHR, Health Technology Assessment Programme, February 2011.

Lead Investigator MApping  Priorities for Stroke Research (MAPSR) . £2.6K Application submitted to Stroke Research Network, January, 2011.

Research group

Older People and Ageing Research and Development Group-Wales  (OPAN) . Funded  Research Development Group. "Screening for mood after stroke."

MApping  Priorities for Stroke Research (MAPSR) . Subgroup within the Organisation for Psychologists Interested in Stroke Research (OPSYRIS).


Undergraduate education

1969-1972: BA Psychology University of Exeter

Postgraduate education

1972-1976: PhD University of Exeter
1982 – 1986: DipPsych


2008: Honorary Professor, University of Cardiff

2008: Programme Director, South Wales Clinical Psychology Training Programme

2008: NHS Wiltshire; Stroke Rehabilitation

2006 - 2008: Royal United Hospital, Bath; Acute Stroke/Stroke Rehabilitation

2001 - 2008: Programme Director, Bristol Clinical Psychology Training Programme

2002 - 2006: North Bristol Trust; Stroke Rehabilitation

1994,2000-2001: Acting Director, Plymouth Clinical Psychology Training Programme

1991-2000: Clinical Lecturer, University of  Plymouth

1995 - 2001: Plymouth Health Authority; Stroke Rehabilitation

1983-1987: Plymouth Health Authority; Trainee Psychologist

1983-:  Honorary Clinical Psychologist

1977 -1991:  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Psychology, University of Plymouth

1973 -1975: Postgraduate Research Student, Science Research Council

Honours and awards

Awards/external committees

Co-ordinator for WAIS-III & WMS-III UK standardisation, SW England (1998).

DCP National Assessor for Teaching and Research (2002- )

Committee of Group of Trainers in Clinical Psychology, (Subgroup of Division of Clinical Psychology). Treasurer and member of committee (1997 – 2001).

QAA major review panel member;  (2004-2006).

Group of Trainers' Employment Subcommittee Chair (2005-).

Wellbeing through work (European Community/Welsh Assembly Government Project). Expert committee member (2009-)

Avon, Glos and Wilts. Stroke Education Steering Group member (2004-2009)

Avon, Glos & Wilts Clinical Psychology Advisory Committee (2002-2008)

Organisation of Psychologists'  Interested in Stroke Research, (formerly Psychologists Interested in Research in Stroke) Founder Member   (2002-)

British Psychological Society. Member (1984 – present).

British Psychological Society, Division of Clinical Psychology Member (1986 - )

Psychology Special Interest Group In the Elderly. Member (1986 - )

Professional memberships

National and Professional Roles and Memberships

Co-Chair: Group of Trainers in Clinical Psychology, (Subgroup of Division of Clinical Psychology). 2012-


Postgraduate research interests

Psycho-social aspects of stroke.

If you are interested in applying for a PhD, or for further information regarding my postgraduate research, please contact me directly (contact details available on the 'Overview' page), or submit a formal application.

Current students

Lisa Jones
William Hallam