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PBS seminar series

Join our PBS seminar series online!

Every week during term-time, PBS brings guest speakers to the LSE community to talk about their expertise in psychology, behavioural science and further afield. 

From September 2020 the seminar series will be hosted online. Staff and students will receive regular emails about our upcoming schedule, including details for joining the online sessions. Please note: these sessions will be live and will be opened up for discussion. All times are in GMT.

PBS online seminar series
Date  Speaker and Topic 
14 October 2020, 12.00pm

Speaker: Dr Marco Haenssgen, Assistant Professor in Global Sustainable Development, University of Warwick

Host: Dr Chris Krekel

Topic: Behaviour in context: perspectives from global sustainable development on the contextual dimensions of health behaviour change

Read a full abstract for this discussion below.

PBS seminar series with Marco J Haenssgen_abstract and biography

21 October 2020, 4.00pm


Speaker: Dr Shahzeen Attari, Associate Professor at the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University Bloomington.

Host: Dr Ganga Shreedhar

Topic: Fusing facts and feelings to motivate action on climate change.

Read a full absract for this discussion in the link below. 

PBS seminar series with Shahzeen Attari_abstract and biography

28 October 2020, 2.00pm

Speaker: Professor Gordon Flett, Department of Psychology, York University Canada

Host: Dr Tom Curran

Topic: The Perils of Perfectionism in a Perilous Time

Read a full abstract for this seminar below.

PBS seminar series with Professor Gordon Flett, Department of Psychology, York University Canada

11 November 2020, 4.00pm

Speaker: Kevin Daniels, Professor in Organisational Behaviour, University of East Anglia

Host: Dr Tom Reader

Topic: Organisational Responses to Lockdown: What Can We Learn for Workplace Wellbeing Initiatives?

Read a full abstract for this seminar below.

PBS seminar series with Kevin Daniels_discussion abstract

18 November 2020, 4.00pm

Speaker: Charles Efferson, Professor in the Department of Organisational Behavior at HEC Lausanne (University of Lausanne).

Host: Dr Michael Muthukrishna

Past speakers include:

  • Patrick Hoggard, UCL
  • Daniel Nettle, Newcastle University
  • Thomas Graeber, Harvard University
  • Aiyana Willard, Brunel
  • Armin Falk, University of Bonn
  • Rex Wright, University of North Texas