School of Health and Life Sciences  

Dr Jacqui McKechnie

Senior Lecturer
Jacqui started her career in Nursing and Midwifery before joining Psychology in 1996 as a lecturer. She has a PhD in Factors Affecting the Assessment of Pain in Self and Others and is a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. She is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council as a Health Psychologist.
Jacqui is currently the Programme Leader for BSc / BSc Hons Psychology and Bsc / BSc (Hons) Psychology with Interactive Entertainment, a unique programme which considers the influence of digital media on the user. It provides an understanding of psychological theory with a focus on computer gaming. In 2014 they developed a new programme BSc / BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology with has a focus on applying psychological theory to real world issues.