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Biography Dr Simon Cassidy is Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Part of the team to introduce postgraduate taught provision in psychology at Salford, Simon continues to lead the MSc Applied Psychology (Therapies) and has received the Vice Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award.

Simon is the author of the Academic Resilience Scale (ARS-30) and, with colleagues at Salford and partner institutions, runs research projects and workshops focussed on gaining a greater understanding of resilience and applying this in educational contexts.

With an established track record of research in psychology and education, with topics including academic resilience, wellbeing and mental health, self-efficacy and self-regulated learning, and Higher Education, Simon provides reviews and consultancy for national and international journals and funding bodies.
Research Interests Psychological Resilience, Psychology & Education, Mental Health and Wellbeing, Psychological Construct Measurement
Teaching and Learning MSc Applied Psychology
BSc (Hons) Psychology
Educational Psychology
Scopus Author ID 57195616819