Jenny Terry

Jenny Terry

Doctoral Researcher & Doctoral Tutor

University of Sussex, School of Psychology

Biography

Jenny Terry (she/her) is a Doctoral Researcher and Doctoral Tutor in the School of Psychology at the University of Sussex (2019 – 2022).

Her PhD combines her enthusiasm for improving research methods in psychology with her substantive interests in statistics education by exploring the construct validity of statistics anxiety using a variety of psychometric and other quantitative methods.

Jenny is also a temporary Lecturer at the University of Brighton’s School of Applied Social Sciences, teaching research methods and statistics.

She also consults on psychometric scale development and provides statistical software training in R to non-academic clients.

Jenny is the Chair of the British Psychological Society’s postgraduate group, PsyPAG (2021-2023), postgraduate representative for the BPS’s Mathematical, Statistical, and Computing Psychology section (2020-2022), and is the founder of the RoSE (Researchers in Statistics Education) Network.

Interests

  • Psychometrics, Measurement, & Validity
  • Meta-Science
  • Statistics/Maths Education
  • Statistics Software
  • Emotions & Attitudes in Learning & Teaching
  • Non-Traditional/Under-Represented Groups in Higher Education

Education

  • PhD Psychology, 2022 (in progress)

    University of Sussex

  • PG Cert Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 2019

    University of Brighton

  • MRes Psychological Methods, 2018

    University of Sussex

  • BA (Hons) Applied Psychology and Sociology, 2017

    University of Brighton

Contact

  • University of Sussex, Brighton, Sussex, BN1 9RH