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Dr Rhodri Davies


Department of Social Sciences and Nursing

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 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 crime and get behind the psychology of criminology and social justice, on this BPS-accredited degree.

BSc (Hons) Criminal Investigation with Psychology

Understanding the motives behind criminal behaviour is key in investigating crime to explain criminality and to deliver justice.

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Psychology

Understanding performance and wellbeing is essential for helping athletes to cope with pressure and regulate their emotions. Prepare for your future in sport psychology on this BPS accredited degree.

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

If you are curious about crime and justice with ambitions to shape society, this degree opens career opportunities in a range of roles across prisons and court services, policing, or investigation.