PhD in Psychology
2018- completion date 2021 Royal Holloway, University of London
Advanced Statistical Methods: Statistics for Methods Masters course 2018
Royal Holloway University of London. Overall grade point average 87.5%. First in year for statistics coursework.
Post Graduate Certificate in the Education of Adults 2000 -2001
University of Surrey
BSc (Hons) Sociology First Class 1997- 2000
University of Portsmouth
Royal Holloway (Psychology department) Sept 2019 to date
Royal Holloway (AHRC grant: History Department) Feb 2019 – November 2019
Research coordinator on AHRC grant
Project title: Transatlantic Perspectives on the Use of Data Science in Museums and Heritage
Hurtwood House School 2008 to 2018
Head of Psychology
Teacher of Sociology
RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:
Transatlantic perspectives in the use of Data Science in Museums and Heritage AHRC project
· Identified relevant speakers and sources and communicated/organised them for the project meetings, for example Daniel Pett from Fitzwilliam Museum and Alice White from the Wellcome Collection.
· Liaising with network partners to find and book flights and accommodation, organising travel.
· Documented all meetings and prepared summary reports.
· Attended all meetings and two-day conference in Philadelphia
· Delivered a conference workshop on measuring the effect of wellbeing in museums and heritage.
TRL Reinvestment project on Remote Operation
· Interviewed key stakeholder Law Commission on safety of remote supervision and operation of connected and automated vehicles on UK roads.
· Interview process, writing up of their views and reporting to PI.
· Contributed to workshop defining remote supervision and areas requiring regulation and legislation.
Contributed towards literature review of relevant research and current legal and policy documentation in the field.
Head of Psychology Department, Hurtwood House
• Provided strategic leadership and effective management and performance of staff within the Department.
• Responsibility for departmental resources and for the planning, presentation and control of the departmental budget.
• Promoted good working practice throughout the Department and completion of appraisals for all staff within the Department
• Tracked performance of all pupils and offered suitable guidance to pupils and staff to raise achievement.
• Analysis of the previous year results to feed into department development plan for the current year.
• Outstanding written and oral communication, interpersonal and negotiation, influencing and relationship building skills. An ability to adapt communication style to meet the needs of the audience and message.
• Delivered series of training programs on neuroscience, cognition and adolescent learning to full school staff.
Organised speaker programme at Hurtwood – Professor Kinderman, President Elect of the British Psychological Society (2015), Dr Guy Sutton from University of Nottingham Medical School (2017), Behind Bars speakers from ex-convicts (2017/2018)