Lab Director

chrisstreetChris N. H. Street. Obtained his PhD at UCL, London, before becoming a postdoctoral fellow at UBC, Vancouver. He is currently a member of the International Research Centre for Investigative Psychology, and the Secure Societies Institute. His research explores the cognition of social conflict. Twitter: @cnhstreet

PhD Students

Greg Best

Greg Best. Research topic: A Theoretical Approach to Social Engineering. Greg’s thesis explores how people react to social engineering attempts or ‘confidence tricks’. Twitter: @_gregbest


Dominic Willmott.

KTP Associate

Sathpal Panesar. Research topic: A Psychological Understanding of Vulnerability to Phishing Attacks. Sathpal’s work aims to translate psychological research on belief formation to develop online security training resources.


Masters Students

Year 2018-19. Research topic: tbd.


Recent Alumni

Chloe Akers, Veronika Balkovska, Danielle Bowns, Sally Crosland, Mariana Diniz Da Fonseca, Daragh Howard, Bethan Knight, Abigail Moyser, Holly Murphy, Richard Veal.

Undergraduate Students

Hanah Ahmed. Project: Lie-truth judgments from multiple cues to deception. (provisional title)

Lab Assistants
Ibrahim Ali; Daniel Jennings; Harry Sheard.

Academic Collaborators

Walter F Bischof, University of British Columbia, Canada.
Rick Dale, UC Merced, US.
Nicholas D Duran, Arizona State University, US.
Hannah Fawcett, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.
Toke Fosgaard, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Lorelei Howard, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Germany.
Maria Ioannou, University of Huddersfield, UK.
Catrine Jacobsen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Sarah Jordan, John Jay College CUNY, US.
Saul M Kassin, John Jay College CUNY, US.
Alan Kingstone, University of British Columbia, Canada.
Maria Hartwig, John Jay College CUNY, US.
Jaume Masip, University of Salamanca, Spain.
Daniel C Richardson, University College London, UK.
David R Shanks, University College London, UK.
John Synnott, University of Huddersfield, UK.
Miguel A Vadillo, King’s College London, UK.
Bruno Verschuere, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.