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Dr Rhodri Davies


Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Sciences

Portrait of Rhodri Davies


After completing his statistics degree at City of London Polytechnic, Rhodri studied at the University of Southampton for a MSc in social statistics followed by a PhD in the field of historical record linkage, community reconstruction using source material and the use of this information to examine internal migration during the nineteenth century in Britain.

After completing his PhD he moved to Solent University, where he has taught quantitative research methods on a range of social science courses for the past 20 years. Rhodri has a pedagogic interest in the views of students on assessment and feedback. He is currently the admissions tutor for the psychology and criminology courses and also the chair of the Psychology Ethics Committee. 

Further information

Waterman-Roberts T. and Davies R. (2000) 'Development of Variable Attendance Mode Units for Part-time Students on Degree Courses', Perspectives, Southampton Institute, pp. 11-18.

Diamond I., Davies R. and Egger P. (1993) 'Some Applications of Recent Developments in Event-History Analysis for Historical Demography' in 'Old and New Methods in Historical Demography', Clarendon Press, Oxford, pp. 223-238.

Davies H. R. (1992) 'Automated Record Linkage of Census Enumerators Books and Registration Data: Obstacles, Challenges and Solutions', History and Computing 4(i), pp. 16-26.

Taught courses

BSc (Hons) Psychology

Psychology is about what makes people tick: it is the study of mind, behaviour, experience and relationships. Become a Chartered Psychologist with our BPS accredited degree.

BSc (Hons) Criminology and Psychology

Explore the world of criminology and criminal justice, and discover the fascinating psychological underpinnings to this socially vital industry on our innovative criminology and...

BSc (Hons) Criminal Investigation with Psychology

Blending criminal investigation with psychology, this specialist degree is designed to give you highly relevant skills, knowledge and professional skills for a great...

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Psychology

Over the last few decades, interest in sport and exercise psychology has grown. More time and money is being spent on understanding what motivates people to exercise, play sport...

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Counselling and Mental Health

Combine your skills in psychology and counselling to influence behaviour change and recovery on our BPS accredited degree.

BA (Hons) Criminology

Develop advanced skills and professional practice on this contemporary criminology degree, opening a variety of professional employment avenues within criminology and criminal...