John Galvin

Research group:
Developmental & Health Psychology
029 208 76495
63 Park Place

Research summary

My research focuses on stress in the mental health professions. This is investigated through the use of both qualitative and quantitative research methods.  My research involves comparisons across professions and modelling the effects of multiple variables in the prediction of psychological ill health amongst these types of workers.

Teaching summary

I am a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) for year one modules Current Topics in Psychology, Introduction to Psychological Research, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology and Biological Psychology. This role involves seminar teaching, essay marking and general module support.

Selected publications (2014 onwards)


Full list of publications



Research topics and related papers

Qualitative and quantitative research into occupational stress and well-being.


Cardiff Psychology Department, school funded 4 year GTA PhD studentship.

Research group

Developmental & Health Psychology

Centre for Occupational & Health Psychology (COHP)

Research collaborators

Andrew Smith (Cardiff University)
Neil Frude  (Cardiff University)
Dr Ben Hannigan (Cardiff University)
Dr Roberto Capasso (University of Naples)
Marlon Nieuwenhuis (Cardiff University)
Gareth Richards (COHP, Cardiff University)
Kenisha Nelson (COHP, Cardiff University)
Jialin Fan (COHP, Cardiff University)
Paul Allen (COHP, Cardiff University)
Jon Fonberg (COHP, Cardiff University)
Helen McFarlane (COHP, Cardiff University)

Undergraduate education

Bangor University Psychology 2012 BSc first class.

Postgraduate education

Bangor University Research Assistant in Cognitive Psychology (2010-2011)
Bangor University Student Development Team (2011-2012)