Dr Georgina Wardle
- Senior Lecturer (People, Place & Social Change)
Georgina Wardle is a member of the 'People, Place and Social Change' Research and Knowledge Transfer Group, and she is Chair of Glasgow University Ethics Committee.
Georgina's research in developmental social psychology is focused on the cognitive, emotional and social determinants and correlates of the prosocial and antisocial development of pre-adolescent children.
Scottish Government: Assessment at the time of transition (2010 - 2011). Hayward, L. et al. £142,332
Adam Smith Research Foundation: Children's psychological and emotional well-being: what are the motives for peer-directed antisocial behaviour in primary schools? (2012). Wardle, G. £1560
Renfrewshire Council: Early years strategy evaluation (2013 - 2015). Hall, S., Lowden, K., & Wardle, G. £30,000
Georgina supervises the work of a number of MSc Psychology, MEd, PhD and EdD students.
PhD students recently completed:
Katarzyna Borkowska. 'The consumption of hegemonic masculinity: understanding gender patterns through computer-mediated communication.'
Stella Mouroutsou. 'Policy Implementation in Inclusive Education: A Complexity Perspective.'
Maxinne Connolly-Panagopoulos. 'Examining religious conversion among Iranian migrants in Glasgow.'
Bayan Alghanmi. 'Self-assessment in EFL classrooms and its effect on achievement, self-regulated learning and critical thinking: students' voices from Saudi Arabia.'
EdD students recently completed:
Ann Murray. 'Narrating their liminal journeys: the stories of women 'returning' to education.'
Colin Howard Jones. 'What factors contribute to success and failure in the first year at medical school?'
Gary Lynch. 'Attitudes towards classroom-based activity in pre-service and in-service elementary (primary) school teachers.'
Nicola Grant-Stevenson. 'Exploring attitudes to inclusion: a case study of changes to inclusion in an independent post-primary school using thematic data analysis.'
Current PhD students: Mary Lappin; Deja Lusk; Anne O'Reilly; Lyndsay Broadfoot
Current EdD students: Clare Watson; Cliona O'Keefe; Lia Preftes; Ryan McKellar
Georgina teaches in the School of Education, where she contributes to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
Academic and professional body membership
BPS Chartered Psychologist and Associated Fellow
BPS Developmental Section Member
Reviewer for the following peer review journals: Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology; Social Development
UK Research Integrity Office Adviser