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Doctor Ian Dawson

Dr Ian Dawson

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Risk perception
  • Risk communication
  • Judgment and decision making

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Accepting applications from PhD students.

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Address: B2, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ (View in Google Maps)


Dr Ian Dawson is an Associate Professor of Risk Management, the Director of the Centre for Risk Research (CRR), and a founding member of 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).

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