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Doctor Ian Dawson

Dr Ian Dawson

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Risk perception
  • Risk communication
  • Judgment and decision making

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.


Dr Ian Dawson is an Associate Professor of Risk Management, and a member of the Centre for Risk Research (CRR), and the Centre for Behavioural Experimental Action and Research (C-BEAR).

Ian holds a BSc in Psychology from the University of Lincoln and an MSc (Distinction) in Corporate Risk and Security Management from the University of Southampton. In 2011, he completed his PhD titled ‘Understanding and Improving People’s Judgments of Synergistic Risks’ under a scholarship at the University of Southampton. Ian also holds the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP).