SEEK: Salford Environment for Expertise and Knowledge
Dr Sarah Norgate
Dr Sarah Norgate
postal addressUniversity of Salford, School of Community, Health Sciences and Social Care, Room C503, Allerton Buiding, The Crescent, Salford, M6 6PU.
email addresss.h.norgate@salford.ac.uk
telephone0161 2952324
website addresshttp://www.chssc.salford.ac.uk/staff/academic/norgate.php
Key Memberships
Member of School: School of Health Sciences
From September 2011 to present.
Full Member of Research Centre: Centres for Health Sciences Research
From September 2015 to present.
Full Member of Research Centre: Centre for Social Justice Research
From May 2009 to July 2012.
From December 2005 to August 2015.
Profile Summary

Developmental psychologist with 15 years of experience committed to directing interdisciplinary work which seeks to ‘make a difference’ investigating children’s relationship with physical, social , technological environments:

  • Mobile digital technology and trip decision-making, in the context of Government Carbon Plans (e.g. 2011).
  • Visual impairment across the life-course: (a.) infancy (development of communication in blind infants); (b.) pedestrians in the built environment.
  • Individual differences: critiques of behavioural genetic approaches to IQ.
  • Higher Education - a report commissioned by the British Psychological Society was quoted as one of the ten sources of evidence in the ESRC International Benchmarking Review of U.K. Psychology (A Survey of Postdoctoral researchers and final year students in psychology: Research funding, career needs and working conditions, 2006).


 Highlights include:

  • Over £350k as Principal investigator or Co-investigator.
  • Four successful PhD completions.
  • Partnership engagement with charities, public, authorities, schools, regional organizations (e.g. STEM), authorities, Modeshift, Transport for Greater Manchester, Manchester Museum of Science & Industry etc.
  • Experience of working on national level committees (e.g. British Psychological Society).
  • Strategic horizon scanner with awareness of how topical issues (e.g. Smart City agenda, digital economy) may impact on multiple policies (public health, transport, energy).
Key Qualifications
1997
Key Projects
2015
Apr
Telling tales of Engagement
Research Councils UK, 10,000.00.
Principal Investigator: S Norgate (100%).
2013
Sep
'Eye and I': ESRC Festival of Social Science
ESRC, 1,000.00.
Principal Investigator: S Norgate (100%).
2011
Mar
6th Sense Mobility
EPSRC, 153,443.00.
Principal Investigator: S Norgate (100%).
2010
Jul
Research into the impact of preparing for MediaCity
Department of Health, 5,000.00.
Principal Investigator: S Norgate (50%). Co-Investigators: S Cassidy (40%), H McLaughlin (10%).
2009
Dec
KTP with BBC Childrens
Technology Strategy Board, 73,488.00.
Principal Investigator: A Galpin (40%). Co-Investigators: S Norgate (20%), S Cassidy (20%), L Marrow (20%).
Key Publications
Authored Books
Refereed Journal Articles
Guest Editorships of Journals
Papers in Published Conference Proceedings
Poster Presentations
Key Presence
Invited Papers and Lectures
2013
Jan
2012
Oct
2012
Sep
2011
Oct

Meet the Scientist (i.e. Developmental Psychology)

2011
May
2010
Oct
Memberships of External Bodies
2010
Sep

Secretary