Dr Martin Graff is Reader in Psychology at the University of South Wales. He is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a Chartered Psychologist.
Over the previous few years Dr Graff has been consulted by and given numerous interviews to news networks, for example, BBC news, BBC X-Ray, Radio 5 Live, ITV Newsweek and Radio New Zealand. These broadcasts have reached hundreds of thousands of people, which demonstrates the impact of his expertise and knowledge. In addition to this, his research has been reported in the national and international press such as the Independent, the Daily Mail, the Daily Mirror and the Irish Times. Furthermore, over the previous two and a half years, Dr Graff has written thirty-five articles on the topic of romantic relationships for the popular psychology magazine Psychology Today, and in this time, his readership worldwide is approaching one million. Dr Graff has also spoken at over fifty public engagement events in the UK over the past two years, including Science Cafe, SciBar, Skeptics, the British Psychological Society regional events, Pint of Science (Science Festival) and Ignite in Cardiff, Swansea, Birmingham and Liverpool, with such events typically attracting an audience of around 400. Furthermore, he has delivered talks internationally in the USA, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand and Australia. As testimony to the impact of his research, he was invited to co-host ITVs Wales This Week Date Night show. The show featured advice and commentary on romantic relationship formation and was broadcast in March 2017 to hundreds of thousands of people across Wales and the west of England.
Dr Graff has written over 50 scientific articles, presented his work at numerous International Conferences. He has carried out research in the areas of cognitive processes in web-based learning, individual differences in website navigation, online interaction and the formation and dissolution of romantic relationships online and offline.