Imperial College London

DrAnsVercammen

Faculty of Natural SciencesCentre for Environmental Policy

Research Associate
 
 
 
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Contact

 

ans.vercammen15

 
 
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Location

 

503Weeks BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Overview

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 (e.g. improving quality of reasoning in analytical reporting for use in policy/planning)
  • pro-environmental attitudes and behaviours (e.g. evaluating the effectiveness of environmental education in changing behaviour)
  • social behaviours (e.g. the motivations underlying environmental volunteering and citizen science)
  • nature connectedness and human health and wellbeing (e.g. quantifying the effects of urban blue/green space on psychological restoration and mitigating stress)

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)

Collaborations 



  • Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (2017 - ...)