Search for courses or information

Covid-19 information and updates

See more information

Dr Hebba Haddad

Lecturer

Hebba is a Lecturer in the School of Psychology. She teaches on the BSc (Hons) Psychology, BSc (Hons) Clinical and Community Psychology and the MSc conversion programmes.

    Hebba is a Lecturer in the School of Psychology. She teaches on the BSc (Hons) Psychology, BSc (Hons) Clinical and Community Psychology and the MSc conversion programmes. Her teaching includes:

    PY4005 Researching with Small Samples
    PY5201: Researching Psychological Worlds 2
    PY5210: Clinical and Community 3: Community & Environmental Psychology (Module Leader)
    PY6344: Clinical and Community Praxis (supervisor on community engagement projects)
    PY7154: Research Methods for the MSc Psychology programme

    Before her PhD, Hebba was a Research Associate for four years at the Centre for Transport & Society (CTS) at the University of the West of England, Bristol. Hebba then did her PhD in Psychology specialising in climate change communication at the University of Exeter. This was an ESRC CASE studentship in collaboration with the Met Office. Taking a social psychological approach and employing a mixed methodology she explored the dynamics of climate change communication from the perspectives of scientists, communicators, and the recipient. Since her PhD, Hebba has held post-doctoral research posts at Imperial College London and King’s College London where she focused on communicating and engaging the public with air pollution. 
     
    Areas of expertise
    • Environmental psychology 
    • Travel behaviour
    • Psychological and social dimensions of transport, health and the environment
    • Risk perception and risk communication (particularly uncertainty, trust and language)
    • Perceived barriers / facilitators to engaging with climate change and air pollution
    • Older people
    • Attitudes to and practices of flexible working
    • Mixed methods to psychological research

    Journal papers and book chapters
    Haddad, H. and de Nazelle, A. (2018). The role of personal air pollution sensors and smartphone technology in changing travel behaviour. Journal of Transport & Health, 11, 230-243.

    Musselwhite, C.B.A. and Haddad, H. (2018). Older people’s travel and mobility needs. A reflection of a hierarchical model 10 years on. Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, 19(2), 87-105.

    Musselwhite, C.B.A. and Haddad, H. (2017). The travel needs of older people and what happens when people give-up driving. In Musselwhite, C.B.A. (ed.) Transport, Travel and Later Life: Transport and Sustainability Series, Volume 11. Emerald Publishing Limited. Chapter 4, 93-115.

    Musselwhite, C.B.A. and Haddad, H. (2017). Older Driver Needs and Issues: Using Grounded Theory to Elicit the Driving Needs of Older People. In Musselwhite, C.B.A. (ed.) Transport, Travel and Later Life: Transport and Sustainability Series, Volume 11. Emerald Publishing Ltd. Chapter 8, 161-169.

    Musselwhite, C. B. A. and Haddad, H. (2010). Exploring older drivers’ perceptions of driving. European Journal of Ageing, 7 (3), 181-188.

    Musselwhite, C. B. A. and Haddad, H. (2010). Mobility, accessibility and quality of later life. Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, 11, 25-37.

    Gatersleben, B. and Haddad, H. (2010). Who is the typical bicyclist?  Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 13, 41-48.

    Haddad, H., Lyons, G. and Chatterjee, K. (2009). An examination of determinants influencing the desire for and frequency of part-day and whole-day homeworking. Journal of Transport Geography, 17, 124-133.

    Lyons, G. and Haddad, H. (2008). Commute displacement or commute replacement: the rise of part-day homeworking. Transportation Research Record, 2082, 1-7.

    Lyons, G., Farag, S. and Haddad, H. (2008). The substitution of communications for travel? In Ison, S. and Rye, T. (Eds). The Implementation and Effectiveness of Transport Demand Management Measures: An International Perspective, Ashgate, Chapter 11, 211-232.

    Selected peer reviewed conferences and presentations
    Haddad, H, and Barratt, B. (2019). London Mayor’s schools air quality audit: assessing the feasibility of recommendations and collection of baseline data. International Conference on Environmental Psychology 2019, University of Plymouth, September.

    Haddad, H. and de Nazelle, A. (2018). From pigeons to people: The role of personal air pollution sensors and smartphone technology in changing travel behaviour. Centre for Behaviour Change Digital Health Conference 2018, University College London, February. 

    Musselwhite, C.B.A. and Haddad, H. (2018). Older people’s travel and mobility needs. A reflection of a hierarchical model 10 years on. UTSG 50th Annual Conference 2018, University College London, January.

    Haddad, H., Morton, T. and Rabinovich, A. (2012). The roles of ‘tone of voice’ and uncertainty when communicating climate change information. Planet Under Pressure 2012 Conference, Excel London, March.

    Haddad, H., Morton, T. and Rabinovich, A. (2011). How best to communicate climate change? Similarities and differences in the perspectives of climate scientists and professional communicators. 2nd One-Day Research Student Conference: Human Behaviour and Climate Change. School of Psychology, Cardiff University, September.

    Haddad, H., Morton, T. and Rabinovich, A. (2011). The roles of ‘tone of voice’ and uncertainty when communicating climate change information. British Psychological Society Social Section Conference, 2011, Cambridge, September.

    Haddad, H. (2009). Flexible working practices – the case of part-day homeworking. FUTURES: Transport in Cities conference. London Transport Museum, May.

    Musselwhite, C. B. A. and Haddad, H. (2009). Using Grounded Theory to Elicit the Driving Needs of Older People. Invited paper at the International Conference on Inclusive Design Royal College of Art, London, April.

    Musselwhite, C. B. A., Haddad, H. and Walker, I. (2008). Self-Identity, Impression Management and Travel Mode Choice. 4th International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology, Washington D.C, August-September.

    Haddad, H. and Lyons, G. (2008). An exploration of demographic, work, home and commute aspects of part-day and whole-day homeworking. Invited paper presented at Third International Specialist Meeting on ICT, Everyday Life and Urban Change, March 16-19 2008, Bristol, UK.

    Musselwhite, C. B. A. and Haddad, H. (2007). Putting your Foot Down. Invited to present at the Older People on the Move Workshop, University of Reading, September.

    Other publications
    Haddad, H., Varaden, D., and Barratt, B. (2019). London Mayor’s schools air quality audit: Assessing the feasibility of recommendations, and collection of baseline data. Final report prepared for the National Institute of Health Research. King’s College London Environmental Research Group, May.

    FAIR Network survey: Gender perceptions in CSjv - Report and analysis of survey results (2019). With JFG Communications Ltd. January.

    Women in construction PR and marketing research - Survey results (2018). With JFG Communications Ltd. June.

    Lyons G, Dudley G, Goodwin P, Clegg S, and Haddad H. (2010). TDP Demonstrations Project Report: Road Users, Department for Transport, London 31.3.2010.

    Lyons, G. and Haddad, H. (2009). Fragmenting the working day – a look into the rise of part-day homeworking. 17 May, HR Review.

    Musselwhite, C. and Haddad, H. (2008). Prolonging safe driving through technology. Final Report. UWE research report.

    Other
    Member of Women in Transport: professional network and lobby group (2018-). 
    Reviewer for Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour (2018-).
    Reviewer for Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice (2018-).
    Reviewer for the Journal of Health & Transport (2017-).




    Overview



    Collaborators

    • test

    Research

    Publications


    Funding




    Interests

    Portfolio

    PY4005 Researching with Small Samples
    PY5201: Researching Psychological Worlds 2
    PY5210: Clinical and Community 3: Community & Environmental Psychology (Module Leader)
    PY6344: Clinical and Community Praxis (supervisor on community engagement projects)
    PY7154: Research Methods for the MSc Psychology programme

    Teaching