Shane Timmons

Senior Research Officer

Shane joined the ESRI’s Behavioural Research Unit (BRU) in 2017 as a postdoctoral research fellow and is currently a Senior Research Officer. His research uses theory and methods from behavioural science to inform policy across a range of domains, including environmental behaviour, financial decision-making, and health. A present focus of his research is on how individuals and systems interact in ways that have implications for climate policy. Shane holds a PhD in Cognitive Psychology from TCD, a PG Cert in Statistics and a BA in Psychology from TCD.

Prior to joining the ESRI, Shane taught modules in statistics and research skills at TCD, DCU and American College Dublin.