|University of Salford, School of Community, Health Sciences and Social Care, Room C503, Allerton Buiding, The Crescent, Salford, M6 6PU.|
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).
- 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).
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