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    University of Lincoln
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    Dr Stefano Belli


    School of Psychology
    College of Social Science

    About Stefano Belli

    My background is primarily in Experimental Psychology, which I studied at undergraduate and doctoral levels at the University of Oxford.
    I have also worked on social policy and research policy.  I spent 2 years as a post-doctoral research worker at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience,  reviewing European mental health research and generating priorities for future research as part of the multi-disciplinary ROAMER project ( I also spent time as a Research Fellow as part of the Behavioural Insights Team (, working on evidence-based policy in government.

    Department Responsibilities

    Year 1 - Tutorial Groups; Themes, Issues & Debates in Psychology
    Year 2 - Social Theory & Applications; Research Methods (RS2); Research Internship Elective
    Year 3 - Independent Study (Dissertation Project) Supervision
    MSc - Advanced Research Internship Elective

    Early Career Research representative and Identity and Social Relationships Group representative on the School of Psychology Research Committee; Athena Swan Committee; School Postgraduate Research Committee

    Subject Specialism

    Cognitive biases for social information and risk/protective factors for wellbeing and emotional symptoms


    • DPhil Experimental Psychology — University of Oxford, 2013
    • MSc Psychological Research — University of Oxford, 2009
    • BA (Hons) Experimental Psychology — University of Oxford, 2008


    • Travel Grant for Young Scientists to attend “Mental Health Throughout Life” Conference — Volkswagen Foundation, 2013
    • Academic Grant to attend Biennial Meeting for the Society for Child Research and Development — Balliol College, 2011
    • Grindley Grant to attend Biennial Meeting for the Society for Child Research and Development — Experimental Psychology Society, 2011
    • Bursary to attend BPS Developmental Section Conference — British Psychological Society, 2010
    • ESRC 1+3 Studentship — Economic & Social Research Council, 2008

    Research Interests

    Research Group Memberships

    Research in the Lincoln Repository

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