Natalie Roch

Job Role
Undergraduate Programme Leader Psychology; Senior Lecturer in Psychology


Natalie gained her first degree at the University of Wales, Bangor in 2008 in Psychology, and her MSc in Psychological Research at University of Wales, Bangor in 2010. During 2009 and 2010 Natalie worked as a Research Assistant in the Bangor Brain and Cognitive Development Lab at Bangor University, before completing her PhD in Psychology within that research lab in 2015. Her PhD Thesis was titled ‘Bilingualism and Cognition: An ERP Approach’.

Following completion of her PhD, Natalie joined Wrexham Glyndŵr University in the role of Psychology Technician. From there she was appointed Lecturer in Biological Psychology in 2017, and started her role as Senior Lecturer and Undergraduate Programme Leader in Psychology in 2018. Natalie obtained her Fellowship of the HEA in 2017, and Chartered status with the BPS in 2018.

In her life outside of WGU, Natalie enjoys spending time with her family; loves everything Disney and Marvel; has a passion for sport including football and wrestling; and loves attending the theatre and music gigs.


Chartered Psychologist of the BPS (CPsychol)

Fellow of the Higher Education Authority (FHEA)

PhD in Psychology (Bangor University)

MSc Psychological Research (University of Wales, Bangor)

BA (Hons) Psychology (University of Wales, Bangor)


Bilingualism and Cognition 

Infant Development

Cognitive Development

Gaming and its impacts on cognition

Teaching of Psychology and Teaching in HE


BSc (Hons) Psychology (with Foundation Year)

MSc Psychology (Conversion)

MRes Psychology