The following books were written by Steve Mera (Phenomena Magazine: Director). Click on the cover to take direct you to the appropriate website... About the Author: Stephen is the Chairman of MAPIT, (Manchester's Association of Paranormal Investigation & Training) which was Founded in 1974 by David Rees who spent the best part of 15 years investigating claims of aerial phenomena. David was featured on several television shows during the late 70s and early 80s. He also was a regular contributor to local newspapers and magazines and was editor of Skywatch Magazine. In later years the organisation was passed to Stephen who continues David's work to date...

Stephen first became interested in the subject of UFOs and 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. During this time Stephen began conducting research which lead to numerous investigations which he carried out, until opening Cheshire UFO Group. In 1989 Stephen worked in Essex for NATO as a Telecommunications Officer. After which Stephen took over the running of MAPIT; (Manchester Aerial Phenomena Investigation Team) formally run by David Reese. Stephen also joined BUFORA; (British UFO Research Association) and became a Regional Investigative Co-ordinator and Tutor. During the early 90's Stephen started writing the BITC; (British Investigators Training Course) in Anomalous Phenomena which today is the most recognised course of its kind throughout the world. The BITC is currently distributed internationally. Stephen completed his Pre-Degree Psychology at South Trafford College and in early 1996 Stephen sat the 7370 Teachers Course and went onto tutor at Sale Grammar School. He was also conducting science lectures at many schools and colleges around the country. During the latter part of 1996 Stephen reformed MAPIT and also assisted in the launch of MARA; (Merseyside Anomalies Research Association). He also assisted with the launch of NUFORA; (The National UFO Research Association) and was a member and investigator with NARO; (Northern Anomalies Research Organisation) ran by authors Peter Hough & Jenny Randles. In 1998 Stephen completed the BSY Parapsychology Course and in later years sat the Forensic Parapsychology Course followed by the Paranormal Investigation Course with the Institute of Forensic Parapsychology, London. In 2003 Stephen obtained his degree in Psychology from Mancherster Univerisity.

Stephen has been associated or involved in many TV Shows and radio presentations internationally, and continues to lecture around the world. Stephen is 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, Paranormal Reality and Co-Authored The Rochdale Poltergeist.

Stephen constructed and launched SEP; (The Scientific Establishment of Parapsychology) so to closely work with parapsychological departments. He is the director of the Phenomena Magazine. Stephen continues to run the long standing organisation MAPIT and tutors the BITC Course and can be regularly seen lecturing nationally and internationally.

TV Shows Stephen has appeared in / 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, Ghosthunters UK Version, Strange Creatures UK, Conspiracy Corner, Heaven & Earth, The Late Night Debate Show, The Richard & Judy Show, Good Morning TV, Encounters, MGhost Cases, Mysterious Britain, On Location, The X-Files, Beyond Belief, The Why-Files, The Scream Team, The Afterlife, Circlular Mysteries, Psychic Live Time, UFO Hunters, The Great Unexplained Debate Show, Channel M Debates, National Geographic Channels - Mysterious Science, National Geographic Channels - Paranatural, Supernatural Science, The World of what is that Mystery, Show-Reel, Cyber Cafe, Paranormal Happenings, Wild Case Files, Phenomena, UFOs Over Manchester and numerous other productions. Host of BBCs Fright Nights and Phenomena Project.

Magazines that have featured Stephen's Articles:
Sightings, Alien Encounters, UFO Review, The Paranormal Magazine, Encounters, UFO Monthly, Uri Gellers Encounters, Strange Ways, UFO Magazine, UFO Reality, The Conspiracy Magazine, Womans Own, New Woman, Chat, Paranormal, UFO News UK, Fate, UFO Truth Magazine, The Unexplained, Ghost Voices, Womans Weekly, Naro Minded, Phenomena, Mysterious Times and numerous other small publications.

Radio Stations:
GMR, Radio One, Piccadilly Gold, Lancashire Red Rose Radio, Pang Radio, Jeff Rense, Coast To Coast, KTPF, 6 Towns Radio, The Kevin Moore Show, Challenge FM, Wythenshawe FM, Talk Radio and numerous other community stations and Internet Radio, Sounds of Salford, Shockwave Radio, Steve is Co-Host of Planet X Radio at: and many international radio shows.

Stephen also assists Salford University in regards information and filming opportunities and is currently a consultant for PSI Applications in the U.S.

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Co-Author Jenny Ashford

Co-Author Jenny Ashford

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