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Professor Tom Cox CBE

Tom Cox's professional and research interests focus on to related areas: (1) psychosocial and organisational risk management and health and safety management and (2) psychosocial and work-related issues in cancer survivorship. In addition to his position at Birkbeck, he holds an Honorary Chair in Psychosocial Oncology at the University of Aberdeen where he is involved in developing the METIS Collaboration which is part of the Academic Urology Unit, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. The Centre is a key member of that collaboration.

Tom is a chartered psychologist and a Full Member of the Divisions of Occupational and of Health Psychology of the British Psychological Society. He is currently Chair of its Partnership & Accreditation Committee and of its Membership & Standards Board. He is a Fellow of that Society and of the Royal Society of Public Health. He was awarded his CBE in 2000 for services to occupational health and has also been awarded Honorary Fellowships of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, and of the Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors. He is also an Academician of the Academy of the Social Sciences and a Member of its Audit & Risk Committee.


Some Recent Publications

Mohd Mahudin, N.D., Cox, T., and Griffiths, A. (2012). The measurement of rail passenger crowding: Scale development and psychometric properties. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 15, 38-51. (IF 2.20)

Zang, Y., Hunt, N., Cox, T., and Joseph. S. (2012). Short form of the Changes in Outlook Questionnaire: Translation and validation of the Chinese version, Health and Quality of Life Outcome, 10, 41. (IF 2.11)

Zang, Y., Hunt, N. and Cox, T. (2013). A randomised control pilot study: The effectiveness of Narrative Exposure Therapy with adult survivors of the Sichuan Earthquake. BMC Psychiatry (IF 2.55)

Mohd Mahudin, N.D., Cox, T., and Griffiths, A. (2011). Modelling the spill over effects of rail passenger crowding on individual well-being and organisational behaviour. In A. Pratelli & C.A. Brebbia (Eds.), Urban Transport XVII, Urban Transport and the Environment in the 21st Century. WIT Transactions on The Built Environment. WIT Press, UK: 227 – 238

Zang, Y., Hunt, N. and Cox, T. (2013). Resilience and implications from writings of children traumatised by the earthquake: Evaluation of a Guided Narrative Technique. In O. Bray & P. Bray (Eds.), Voicing Trauma & Truth: Narratives of Disruption & Transformation. Oxford: Inter-disciplinary Press.


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Professor Tom Cox CBE

Professor Thomas Cox CBE

Director of the Centre for Sustainable Working Life
Professor of Occupational Health Psychology & Management

Centre for Sustainable Working Life
Birkbeck University of London 
Malet Street, Bloomsbury 
London WC1E 7HX

Tel: +44 (0) 207 631 6754
email: t.cox@bbk.ac.uk