School of Psychology
College of Social Science
About Heather Shaw
Heather Shaw is a Psychology Technician and PhD Student in the College of Social Science.
Psychology Technician – 0.6 FTE
• Train students in research skills
• Provide multimedia support for teaching
• Enhance digital learning environments
• Support academic research through demonstration of technology/software
• Source and create new technology for learning and research
• Administrate equipment and room booking
• Provide technical support for hardware, software, equipment, I.C.T
• University wide Qualtrics technical support and Qualtrics committee member. Initiated University wide license and implementation.
• Departmental photographer and responsible for the creation of content on the schools' social media sites.
• 3D Body Scanner Technician
PhD Studentship – 0.4 FTE
• Investigates mobile technology use and the digital self.
• Develops new ways to measure and analyse objective smartphone use.
• Generates new theoretical frameworks predicting technology use.
• Builds up lifestyle profiles based on digital traces.
• Explores how smartphone OS can be an anchor for stereotype formation.
• Utilises large public data, such as twitter to investigate real world issues.
• Examines quantitative ways of analysing text.
• Uses R & R Studio during data analysis.
Psychological Research Methods, Computational Social Science, Technology Use, Mobile Technology
— University of Lincoln, 2013
Research Groups Memberships
- Shaw, Heather and Ellis, David A. and Ziegler, Fenja V. (2018) The Technology Integration Model (TIM): predicting the continued use of technology. Computers in Human Behavior, 83 . pp. 204-214. ISSN 0747-5632
- Shaw, Heather and Ellis, David and Kendrick, Libby-Rae and Ziegler, Fenja and Wiseman, Richard (2016) Predicting smartphone operating system from personality and individual differences. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 19 (12). pp. 727-732. ISSN 2152-2715
- Andrews, S. and Ellis, D. A. and Shaw, H. and Piwek, L. (2015) Beyond self-report: tools to compare estimated and real-world smartphone use. PLoS ONE, 10 (10). e0139004. ISSN 1932-6203
- Guo, Kun and Shaw, Heather (2015) Face in profile view reduces perceived facial expression intensity: an eye-tracking study. Acta Psychologica, 155 . pp. 19-28. ISSN 0001-6918
- Shaw, Heather and Ellis, David and Kendrick, Libby-Rae and Wiseman, Richard (2016) Individual differences between iPhone and Android smartphone users. In: Social Psychology Section Annual Conference 2016, 31 August – 2 September 2016, The Mecure Holland House, Cardiff..
- Shaw, Heather (2015) “It’s just another manic Monday!” How does the weekly cycle effect social and occupational organisation? In: PsyPAG Annual Conference, 22-24 July, University of Glasgow.
- Guo, Kun and Shaw, Heather (2014) Perceiving facial expression from varying face orientations: an eye-tracking study. In: 37th European Conference on Visual Perception 2014, 24-28 August, Belgrade.
Association of Technical Staff in Psychology