Dr Rachel McCloy at the ASE Annual Conference 2013
19 November 2012
Frontier Science: Understanding and influencing behaviour: The psychology and behavioural science of choice
Date: Thursday 3 January
Dr Rachel McCloy is a lecturer in psychology at the University of Reading and the Director of the Centre for Applied Bahavioural Science (CABS).
Her research interests fall broadly within the fields of judgment and decision-making and behavioural economics, with particular areas of interest in improving risk judgments, understanding pro-environmental behaviours, and applying psychology to public policy issues.
From 2010-2011, Dr McCloy held an ESRC Public Sector Placement Fellowship in Behaviour Change for Policy Making and Delivery at HM Treasury, working with the Government Economic Service and the Government Social Research Service to improve the application of Behavioural Science within Government. She also held a Research Fellowship in the Strategy and Evidence Group at Defra in 2011. Dr McCloy currently holds a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship in Behavioural Science for Public Policy.