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BSc (Hons.) (Bath); PhD (Cardiff)

Chartered Psychologist
Registered Health Psychologist
Stem Ambassador


Principal Lecturer in Psychology
Partnerships Manager, Faculty of Life Science and Education


•Humphreys, N.K., Hendry, L.B., John, B., Roderique-Davies, G. & Faulkner, S.( 2010) �I�ve never been much of a risk-taker at all�� Exploring the social meaning of smoking in a small group of well-educated women. Journal of Substance Use.

Knox G., Baker J., Davies B., Faulkner S., Rance J., Rees A., Morgan, K & Thomas N. (2009) A Cross-Curricular Physical Activity Intervention to Combat Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in 11-14 Year Old Children and Adolescents: ‘’ BMC Public Health, 9:466.
Faulkner, S. & Smith, A. (2009) A prospective diary study of the role of psychological stress and negative mood in the recurrence of Herpes Simplex Virus. Stress and Health Journal, 25, 179-187.

Faulkner S., Smith A. (2007) A longitudinal study of the relationship between psychological distress and the recurrence of upper respiratory tract infections in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome British Journal of Health Psychology. Volume 13, (1), pp. 177-186 (10)

Faulkner S. (2007) Adolescent Life Styles: Eating Disorders, Dieting and Body Image. in Coleman J., Hendry L., & Kloep M. (Eds) Adolescence and Health. Wiley.

Faulkner S. (2006) The role of psychosocial factors in the recurrence of illness: A study of herpes virus infections and chronic fatigue syndrome. Invited presentation to Unumprovident Centre for Psychosocial Research and Disability.

Faulkner S., Hendry, L., Roderique, L., Thomson, R. (2006) A Preliminary study of attitudes, triggers and consequences of hazardous drinking in University Students. Health Education Journal. Vol. 65, No. 2, 159-169

Faulkner S. & Smith A. (2006) The role of psychosocial factors in the recurrence of Herpes simplex virus. Psychology and Health, Volume 21, Supplement 1, Supplement 1, pp. 171-177(7)

Faulkner S. (2005) The Role of Psychosocial Factors in the Recurrence of Common Viral Infections. Paper presented to Psychology Department, Cardiff.

Faulkner S., Hendry, L., Roderique, L., Thomson, R (2004) Binge Drinking amongst Welsh University Students. Paper presented at Annual National Addiction Forum, Lake District.

Faulkner S (2000). The role of psychosocial factors in acute and chronic Infectious Mononucleosis on aspects of cognitive function. Paper presented to the Psychology Dept., University of Bristol.

Faulkner S (1998). The effects and after effects of Infectious Mononucleosis on aspects of cognitive function. Paper presented to the Health Psychology Research Unit, Bristol.

Faulkner S (1995). Health Psychology and the Named Nurse in the 1990s. Paper presented to the Nursing Conference at Hensol.

Faulkner S. & Jackson S (1993). Marriage and Motherhood. In Jackson et al, Women’s Studies: A Reader. London: Harvester


•Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS)

•Member of the Training & Accreditation Board for The Division of Health Psychology (sub-division of The British Psychological Society)


Obesity, diet, exercise and health.

Stress, immune function and common viral infections.

The effect of viral infections on cognitive performance and psychological well being.

Health behaviors particularly hazardous drinking amongst students – causes and consequences.

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