The Project Parapsychologist



 Steve Mera



Steve first became interested in the subject of the Paranormal at an early age and after leaving secondary school he studied at North Trafford College and GEC Electrical for 5 years and obtained a Degree in Electrical Engineering. In 1989 Stephen worked at RAF Weatherfields in  Essex for NATO as a Telecommunications Officer. During the early 90's Steve bagan writing the BITC; (British Investigators Training Course) in Anomalous Phenomena which today is the most recognised course of its kind internationally. Steve went on to complete his Pre-Degree in Psychology and in 1996 obtained his teachers qualification and conducted regular science lectures at many schools and colleges throughout the UK.
In 1998 Steve completed two parapsychology diploma courses and one parapsychology degree. He is an associate member of the Unifaculty of London Forensic Parapsychology  Unit and a regular contributor of information to many UK establishments. Steve has been involved in many TV Shows and radio presentations, and continues to regularly lecture around the country. He is also a freelance journalist for a number of magazines and newspapers and has had several publications of his own including the A-Z of the Paranormal, Strange Happenings and Paranormal Insight.

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 During the latter part of the 90's Steve constructed and launched SEP; (The Scientific Establishment of Parapsychology) so to work with Parapsychological departments and scientific organisations. Steve went on to complete his psychology degree and also studied psychoanalysis and sociology.  He is also the owner of Phenomena Magazine, the worlds most recognised Ezine of its kind and continues to run the long standing organisation MAPIT which was established in 1974. Steve is the head tutor the BITC Course and holds membership to a number of establishments and organisations including being a  consultant to PSI Applications in the U.S.

TV Shows Steve has appeared in, hosted and been associated with.
Sightings, Strange But True, Most Haunted, Revealing Secrets, Look North West, Highland Mysteries, Out of this World, Origin Unknown, Mysterious Skies, Granada Reports, Ghost hunters UK Version, Strange Creatures UK, Conspiracy Corner, Heaven & Earth, The Late Night Debate Show, The Richard & Judy Show, Good Morning TV, Encounters, Ghost Cases CA, Mysterious Britain, On Location, The X-Files US, Beyond Belief, The Why-Files, Scream Team, The Afterlife, Circular Mysteries, Psychic Live Time, UFO Hunters US, The Great Unexplained Debate Show, Channel M Debates, National Geographic Channels - Mysterious Science, National Geographic Channels - Para natural, Supernatural Science, Cyber Cafe, Paranormal Happenings, National Geographic Channels - Wild Case Files, UFOs Over Manchester and numerous other productions. Stephen has acted as a science adviser to numerous National Geographic television shows and was a nominee at the Edinburgh Film Festival in 2003.
Magazines that have featured Steve's Articles.
Sightings, Alien Encounters, UFO Review, Paranormal Magazine, Encounters, UFO Monthly, Uri Gellers Encounters, Strange Ways, UFO Magazine, UFO Reality, The Conspiracy Magazine, Woman's Own, New Woman, Chat, Paranormal, UFO News UK, Fate, The Unexplained, Ghost Voices, Woman's Weekly, Naro Minded, Phenomena Magazine, Mysterious Times and numerous other publications.
Steve has appeared on radio in nine different countries and also assists Salford University in regards information and filming opportunities and is a member of the Office of Parapsychological Studies, he was also the official consultant and spokesperson for the Hammer Production of  'The Quiet Ones.'


"After spending 33 years in the subject of paranormal research I have, for the first time, been extremely challenged in his efforts to rationalising many incidents that took place during the filming of Phenomena Project working alongside Don Philips. My sceptisism has somewhat decreased due to witnessing numerous inexplicable events whilst in the company of Don. During my first 12 months working on the team I have experienced recorded verbal conversation with unknown sources, some may suggest are 'spirits'. At this moment in time I'm reluctant to use labels, however I will openly admit to witnessing such communication and analysing captured data of residual audible phenomena. Whilst working alongside Don Philips I have has also witnessed profound incidents of psychokinesis as well as other inexplicable capabilities, and my expression to witnessing loud verbal remarks coming straight out of the air was second to none".
Steve Mera
Steve often refers to Don Philips as a catalyst. An individual with a unique gift. A gift that has left him at times... gobsmacked! Steve continues to work on the series as the principle parapsychologist and heads his team of field investigators with SEP. Don is attracting the attentions of other well known figures within both parapsychological and scientific circles, we will be meeting with them in 2016. These are very exciting times.