Meet the Team

Come and meet the people behind the Guide system!

Dr. Alex Gillespie - Research Director -

Dr Alex Gillespie is Associate Professor of Social Psychology at the London School of Economics, and Co-Editor of Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour. He has a BA in Psychology from Trinity College Dublin, an MSc in Social Psychology from the LSE, and a PhD from the University of Cambridge. His theoretical work focuses on joint activity, scaffolding, and perspective-taking. His empirical research examines care interactions and how these can be simulated using assistive technology for cognition.

 Full list of Alex Gillespie's publications.

Dr. Brian O' Neill - Research Director -

Dr Brian O'Neill is a Consultant in Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation with the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust, Glasgow, and Research Fellow at the University of Stirling. He has a BA in Psychology from Trinity College Dublin, a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and an MSc in Clinical Neuropsychology from the University of Glasgow. Since qualification, he has worked in rehabilitation settings, facilitating adjustment to injury related changes and encouraging participation. His research interests include the prediction of rehabilitation outcome and the use of assistive technology for cognition.  

Full list of Brian O'Neill's publications.

Dr. Catherine Best - Research Assistant -

Dr Catherine Best  is a research assistant at the University of Stirling. She has a BSc in Psychology and Neuroscience from the University of Manchester and a PhD from the University of Edinburgh, Division of Psychiatry. Her research interests are in interventions to increase independence for people with long term health conditions and the neuropsychology of psychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders.

Full list of Catherine Best's publications.

David Conlisk - IT Director -

David created the new version of Guide that runs on Android and iOS tablets with a web-based admin area. David has been working with web technologies since 1997, and more recently has become obsessed with building mobile applications.

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