Dr Matthew Smith is a co-course leader on the MSc in Applied Positive Psychology at Bucks New University in the United Kingdom. He is a skilled, innovative and creative teacher that his students describe as inspirational. Smith is a co-course leader on the MSc in Applied Positive Psychology at Bucks New University in the United Kingdom. He is a skilled, innovative and creative teacher that his students describe as inspirational.Matthew Smith is a co-course leader on the MSc in Applied Positive Psychology at Bucks New University in the United Kingdom. He is a skilled, Dr Matthew Smith is a co-course leader on the MSc in Applied Positive Psychology at Bucks New University in the United Kingdom. He is a skilled, innovative and creative teacher that his students describe as inspirational. and creative teacher that his students describe as inspirational.

His work is grounded in the principles and theories of positive psychology, and he weaves this into aspects of performance such as the use of social media for recruitment, the design of the MSc in a format that can be undertaken flexibly and creatively and the standard of attentive care that is offered to students focused on their personal goals and developments.

He is known for his charismatic teaching style and his capacity to passionately communicate visually and in person the essence of his subjects.

His PhD research in the nature and experience of luck has created a personal style that is focused on the spontaneous, unplanned and exciting aspects of life that we may miss or overlook if we do not stay open to them.