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

  • Edwards, T. L., Browne, C. M., Schoon, A., Cox, C., & Poling, A. (2017). Animal olfactory detection of human diseases: Guidelines and systematic review. Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 20, 59-73. doi:10.1016/j.jveb.2017.05.002 Open Access version:

  • 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

  • Ellis, H., Mulder, C., Valverde, E., Poling, A., & Edwards, T. (2017). Reproducibility of African giant pouched rats detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis. BMC Infectious Diseases, 17(1), 1-6. doi:10.1186/s12879-017-2347-3 Open Access version:

  • 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

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Contact Details

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