Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesCentre for Environmental Policy

Research Fellow







503Weeks BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Ans Vercammen has expertise in social science research methods and statistics, (cognitive) neuropsychology and conservation psychology. Her work applies the principles of behavioural science to the study of:

  • Individual and group decision-making processes in conservation and resource management (e.g. improving the quality of reasoning in analytical reporting for use in policy/planning)
  • Human health and wellbeing associated with environmental change (e.g. quantifying the effects of urban blue/green space on psychological restoration and stress)
  • Pro-environmental and social behaviours (e.g. the motivations underlying environmental volunteering and citizen science)

She is knowledgable on marine conservation issues and has volunteered her time as a research assistant on various projects:

  • Dive Master Trainee and Research Assistant, Marine Conservation Philippines (MCP), Dumaguete, The Philippines (2015)
  •  Green Fins Project Coordinator, ReefWorld Foundation, Puerto Galera, The Philippines (2015)
  • Research Assistant, Reef Doctor, Toliara, Madagascar (2014)
  • Research Assistant, All-Out Africa Foundation, Tofo, Mozambique (2014)
  • Research Assistant, Thresher Shark Research & Conservation Project (TSRCP), Malapascua Island, The Philippines (2012)