Dr Mark Horne

Assistant Professor in Psychology

Dr Mark Horne

Dr Mark Horne


Mark has a PhD from the University of Edinburgh funded by the Royal Society, and an MSc in Psychiatric Research from King’s College, London, and an MA (Hons) in Psychology from the University of St Andrews.

He started as a Methodology Teaching Coordinator at the University of Edinburgh in 2014 before taking a 6 month break from academia working as a statistician in the Civil Service. He started as an Assistant Professor at Richmond in January 2016 and delivers courses in Research Methods, Cognitive Neuroscience, Clinical Psychology, Psychopathology, Personality, Biological Basis of Behaviour and Health Psychology.

In September 2017 he took up a role as the Psychology Department Research Centre Coordinator. He organises Research Assistants and works with Lab Manager to advance the Psychology Department research aims.

He is a member of the University Ethics Committee and will be joining the Research Policy Committee in 2018.

His two research streams focus on changes in short-term memory with age, and factors affecting high-level triathlon performance.