Dr Nathan Smith, Lecturer in Sport Psychology at the University and member of the Centre for Physical Activity and Chronic Disease, will be presenting at the 5th Military Psychology Conference; Fragile States and Global Instability: Responding to the Consequences; Stabilisation and Peacekeeping.
Nathan is presenting an overview of several studies on transition-reintegration at the upcoming BPS Military Psychology conference in November. His presentation is entitled “The transition-reintegration of personnel working in fragile states: Lessons from extreme environments”
Nathan’s research focuses on human performance and health in extreme environmental conditions. He is particularly interested in psychological processes related to selection and preparation, in-deployment support, and post-return adjustment. Over the past few years, Nathan has conducted research with polar, desert and mountaineering expedition groups, Antarctic research scientists, and military personnel.