Professor Rusi Jaspal is Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Professor of Sexual Health at De Montfort University. Rusi Jaspal was educated at the University of Cambridge, the University of Surrey and Royal Holloway, University of London. He is passionate about the role of research in teaching, enterprise and in our local, national and international engagement.
Rusi Jaspal’s own research cuts across the fields of medicine and psychology, focusing particularly on social psychological approaches to preventing HIV and to enhancing well-being in HIV patients. Additionally, he has conducted extensive research into aspects of psychological well-being among gay men, the management of identities in conflict, prejudice and discrimination, and public understanding of science, technology and medicine. Rusi Jaspal has written four books, almost 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, and several reports for the Department of Health.
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