Department of Psychology


Mr David Forrester

  • Role Title: Technical Manager
  • Address: King Henry Building, King Henry 1st Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2DY
  • Telephone: 023 9284 6325
  • Email:
  • Department: Department of Psychology
  • Faculty: Faculty of Science


I am head of technical services in the Psychology Department and joined the department in 1990 having trained as an electronics engineer and worked as a television service engineer. I am responsible for the management of the department's technical support team. I am also responsible for the running of the psychophysiology laboratory, the infant laboratory and the observation suite.

My duties include:

  • Management of the department's technical support team
  • Management of departmental equipment and resources
  • Strategic planning of departmental technical requirements
  • Managing technical budgets
  • Liaising with other departments & agencies on technical issues 
  • Technical representative on departmental committees
  • Health and safety