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Dr Peter Allen

Dr Peter Allen

Dr Peter Allen
BSc(Hons)(Curtin), PhD(Curtin)

Senior Lecturer

Office 5D10
The Priory Road Complex,
Priory Road, Clifton BS8 1TU
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 3317814

Research summary

In the last several years my research has focussed on evidence-based learning and teaching in higher education, with a particular emphasis on the development of statistical literacy, the use of virtual patients for the training of fundamental clinical skills, and peer learning. I am particularly interested in understanding the barriers that psychology students face when learning research methods and statistics, and strategies that can help them become better researchers and scientific thinkers.

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Prior to taking up my role as a Teaching Fellow (now Senior Lecturer) at the University of Bristol in 2017, I was an Associate Lecturer then Lecturer at Curtin University in Australia, which is where I also completed my undergraduate studies and PhD. 

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Recent publications

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