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About Heather Shaw

Heather Shaw is a Psychology Technician and PhD Student in the College of Social Science.

Department Responsibilities

Psychology Technician – 0.6 FTE: *Hardware Support: 3D body scanner, Eduloggers (galvanic skin response, EKG and pulse), PC component replacement, basic fabrication, bio-impedance scales, dictaphones, cameras, microphones, audience participation equipment, projectors and other requested support. *Software Support (Both Mac OS and Windows): R & R Studio, Qualtrics, SPSS, SuperLab, Neulog (Physiological logging), Ledalab (GSR analysis), Adobe Premiere Pro, WordPress, Microsoft Office, OBS studio (Screen capturing and videography), 3DMD software (Body scanner), NVIVO, GMON (Body composition software), Hootsuite & Buffer (Social media schedulers) and Blackboard. General software installation and testing. Resolving of error messages across all software when required. *Technical teaching: Train students and staff in research skills and use of departmental hardware/software through workshops and 1-1 demonstrations. This includes 3rd year independent study support. Explores, sources and implements multimedia support for teaching including the enhancement of online learning environments. Lead university-wide training of Qualtrics. *Admin: Equipment sourcing and purchasing, room access and security, room and equipment bookings, lab moves and set ups, SONA accounts and study approvals, university wide Qualtrics administration, university wide creation of digital forms, social media administration, social media posting and departmental photographer. Assist admin team and head of school with any other business. *Events: Provides technical support at open days, public engagement events, summer scientist week and specific teaching sessions. PhD Studentship in Computational Social Science– 0.4 FTE: *PhD student in Psychology Sensor Lab investigating mobile technology use and the digital-self. See research website for more information.

Subject Specialism

Psychological Research Methods, Computational Social Science, Technology Use, Mobile Technology


  • BSc Psychology — University of Lincoln, 2013

Research Interests

  • Mobile Technology

  • Computational Social Science

  • Technology Use

  • Individual Differences

Research Groups Memberships

Research in the Lincoln Repository

Professional Affiliations

  • Association of Technical Staff in Psychology — Member