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Amanda Branson

  • Module Convenor: Psychology at Work (PY1PAW), Professional Placement (PY2PRP), Motivation and Performance in Organisations (PY3MPO), Public Engagement (PY3PE), Individual and Team Development (PYMITD)
  • Part 3 Tutor
  • Placement Tutor for year-long Professional Placement
  • PhD Monitor

Areas of interest

My areas of interest are broadly speaking in the field of occupational psychology.

Specifically I am interested in training and development, including the dissemination of evidence-based training, transfer of training and barriers to learning. I am also interested in motivation and performance in the workplace, including the influence of job design.



  • Part 1 Psychology at Work (PY1PAW), Skills in Psychology (PY1SK)
  • Part 2 Careers (PY2CP), Psychometrics (PY2CP), Cognition (PY2CN)
  • Part 3 Motivation and Performance in Organisations (PY3MPO), Public Engagement (PY3PE), Contemporary & Historical Issues (PY3CHI).


  • Individual and Team Development (PYMITD).

Academic qualifications

  • PhD, Psychology, UoR
  • MSc Occupational Psychology, Birkbeck College
  • BSc Psychology, UoR
  • Level A&B Certificate in Occupational Testing (BPS)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).


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