Dr Tim Edwards

Senior Lecturer

Qualifications: PhD, BCBA-D

School of Psychology



Animal Behaviour; Learning; Psychology

Research Interests

  • Applied Scent Detection
  • Signal Detection Theory
  • Verbal Processes
  • Motivation

Recent Publications

  • Poling, A., Valverde, E., Beyene, N., Mulder, C., Cox, C., Mgode, G., & Edwards, T. L. (2017). Active tuberculosis detection by pouched rats in 2014: More than 2,000 new patients found in two countries. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 50(1), 165-169. doi:10.1002/jaba.356

  • Poling, A., Lotfizadeh, A., & Edwards, T. L. (2017). Predicting reinforcement: Utility of the motivating operations concept. The Behavior Analyst, 1-8. doi:10.1007/s40614-017-0091-z

  • Mulder, C., Mgode, G. F., Ellis, H., Valverde, E., Beyene, N., Cox, C., . . . Edwards, T. L. (2017). Accuracy of giant African pouched rats for diagnosing tuberculosis: comparison with culture and Xpert® MTB/RIF. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 21(11), 1127-1133. doi:10.5588/ijtld.17.0139

  • Edwards, T. L., Ellis, H., Watkins, E. E., Mulder, C., Mgode, G., Cox, C., & Poling, A. (2017). Tuberculosis detection by pouched rats: Opportunities for reinforcement under low-prevalence conditions. Behavioural Processes. doi:10.1016/j.beproc.2017.05.015

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Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Edwards, Dr Tim 9409 edwards J.1.01 School of Psychology