Lauren is an Applied Research Psychologist with specialist knowledge in social research, young driver collision risk, longitudinal evaluations and quantitative / qualitative data collection and analysis. She has studied several areas of young driver safety including analyses of risk factors, an exploration of the age versus inexperience argument; and evaluations into the efficacy of young driver road safety interventions (RSIs). Lauren is particularly enthusiastic about health behaviour and education; young driver safety, and using social psychological theory to inform research action, evidence and practice.
Plymouth University
PhD, Applied Psychology: Investigating the factors associated with young drivers’ over-representation in road traffic collisions
Room N9, ITTC Building

Davy Road, Plymouth Science Park

Tel:+44 781 336 1321
Email: lauren.weston@plymouth.ac.uk