Robert Willson Faculty of Education & Health

Dr Robert Willson BSc, MA, PhD

Robert Willson

Dr Robert J Willson
BSc, MA, PhD

Senior Lecturer, Psychology

Department of Psychology, Social Work & Counselling

Faculty of Education and Health

Dr Robert Willson is a Senior Lecturer for Psychology in the Department of Psychology, Social Work & Counselling at the University of Greenwich.

Robert lectures on undergraduate programmes including course coordination for Evolutionary Psychology (Level 6) and Brain & Behaviour, (Level 5). He also lectures in biological psychology and learning and conditioning, on the Introduction to Psychology for Criminology course (Level 4). 

He also has administrative responsibilities as an Admissions Tutor for Psychology programmes and link tutor for Psychology Associate students.

Posts held previously:

  • 1994-97, Wellcome Teaching and Research Fellow, The School of Psychology,University of St Andrews
    Taught classes in Biological/Behavioural Psychology, UG and PG research supervision, Independent Research in Biological/Evolutionary/Sport Psychology, Administrative Duties
  • 1992-93, NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford
    Independent research in animal cognition (Supervised by Professor Sir John Krebs)
  • Course Coordinator for Introduction to Applied Psychology, Level 4
  • Senior Lecturer for Psychology in the Department of Psychology, Social Work and Counselling
  • Lecturer on undergraduate programmes
  • Course coordinator for Evolutionary Psychology, Level 6 and Brain & Behaviour, Level 5
  • Admissions tutor: Psychology programmes
  • Link tutor
  • School Teaching and Technology Group member
  • Marketing Lead and Open Day Coordinator for the department of Psychology, Social Work and Counselling
  • Member of the Admissions and Marketing group within the department of Psychology, Social Work and Counselling

Robert's research interests are  performance under pressure and the representation of space in virtual environments.

Rankin, S. and Willson, R. J. (2011). Video as an assessment tool in Psychology. Compass: The Journal of the Learning and Teaching, Issue 3, pp. 14-16.

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Rankin, S. and Willson, R.J. (2011). Using interactive video posters to develop key learning skills. In: e-learning@greenwich 2010 conference Future Learningscapes: a 21st century challenge, 7 July, Greenwich Maritime Campus, London.

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