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David Ellis

Formerly at Lancaster University

David Ellis


David obtained MA and MSc degrees in psychology at the Unviersity of Glasgow where he has also recently submited his PhD. His main research interests include time, social interaction and sleep. 

In addition to his own research, David has also had spells working in the public and private sectors including an ESRC internship placement at The Scottish Government. An active Twitter user, he has previously lectured on the value of communicating science online and presented some of his work at various public events including The British Science Festival. These experiences led him designing and organising Glasgow Universities first impact driven conference for research students entitled 'Changing the World'.

He is an associate fellow of The Higher Education Academy.

Research Interests

- Individual differences in time perception
- Social and cognitive aspects of time that influence behaviour

Social Interaction 
- The impact of first impressions 
- Identifying patterns of behaviour across social and celestially derived time cycles
- Factors that affect team performance over time

-The effects of alternating sleep patterns on cognition and behaviour.



2008-2009 M.Sc. Research Methods of Psychological Science (distinction), University of Glasgow

2004-2008 M.A. (Hons) Psychology (1st), University of Glasgow

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