Dr. Simon Viktor
Research Project Support Officer
School of Psychology
Gwynedd LL57 2AS
Tel: +44 (0) 1248 388715
Fax: +44 (0) 1248 38 2599
Simon Viktor graduated from Bangor University, in 1998 (having studied there as a mature student), and then he went on to also complete his postgraduate studies at Bangor (MSc and PhD). He is a full-time lecturer and part of the teaching team that provide pastoral care to first-year undergraduate students. Simon specialises in clinical (and health) psychology at undergraduate level and research methods at postgraduate level.
Simon is a clinical and health psychologist, who teaches on modules across the undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum. He is the Module Organiser for “Aspects of Clinical Psychology” and "Forensic Psychology". He is also a lecturer on a specialised year three module — “The Psychology of Addictive Behaviours” and a specialised master’s module — “Advanced Research Methods”. He is also the Internationalisation Tutor (teaching) for undergraduate, postgraduate and ERASMUS+ psychology students and the point of contact for all incoming international/overseas psychology students.
Simon’s research in the last few years have focused on the interrelations been personality, personality disorders (psychopathology), emotional regulation, drug and alcohol use, behavioural addictions and impulse control disorders. More specifically, identifying profiles and pathways that may put people at risk of developing different disorders in the future. This research may also afford the development of matched interventions that are designed to improve treatment outcomes and the client’s Biopsychosocial wellbeing. Simon supervises both undergraduate and masters’ students with their research projects. He also supervises externally funded Food Dudes postgraduate research students.
BSc Psychology with Health Psychology, Bangor University
MSc Psychological Research (Clinical and Health Psychology), Bangor University
PhD Psychology (Clinical and Health Psychology), Bangor University