05 May 2016

York St John University Research Student Wins Poster Award

York St John research student Michael Page won an award at the British Society for the Psychology of Individual Differences annual conference.

michael page newsHe won the Poster Presentation Prize in recognition of excellence in the presentation of doctoral research for his poster Perfectionism and Cortisol Stress Response: A Systematic Review.

Michael is currently completing a Masters by Research and is supervised within the Motivation, Performance and Wellbeing research group within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences by Dr Andrew Hill, Dr Sue Jones, and Dr Gareth Jowett.

He graduated from York St John University in 2014 with a first class degree in Performance Conditioning BSc (Hons), winning both the dissertation prize and the highest grade prize. Additionally, Michael held a post as a research assistant in Biomechanics for Andreas Liefeith, Senior Lecturer in Sport and then later worked a temporary contract as Technical Demonstrator for Biomechanics.

He is now studying an MSc by Research in Psychoendocrinology, specialising in the relationship between perfectionism, mindfulness, and cortisol stress response.