Staff profile

Dave Alston

Technician Psychology


College of Health, Psychology and Social Care


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus


I have been a Technician in the School of Psychology at the University of Derby since 2016. I help with setting up equipment for teaching and research, providing technical advice/assistance to students relating to their projects, including modifying and configuring online and lab-based cognitive and neurophysiological tests.

Membership of professional bodies

Member of Association of Technical Staff in Psychology


Experience in industry

Technician, BT Repair services, Enfield - repairing complex telecommunications equipment.

Additional interests and activities

Walking, wildlife (particularly birds and invertebrates), old radios.