The eyewitness research group headed by Professor Amina Memon is based in the Psychology Department at Royal Holloway University of London. We use methods from experimental psychology to understand why eyewitnesses make errors. We are also conducting research to improve our understanding of the role of eyewitness evidence and decision making within the Criminal Justice System.
The Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict was held in London from the 10-13th of June. The protocol can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/international-protocol-on-the-documentation-and-investigation-of-sexual-violence-in-conflict The group’s own Professor Amina Memon was in attendance at the summit. Click here to …View full post
Kent forensic psychology research leads to government plans for national sex offender polygraph testing
Read the report here : http://www.justice.gov.uk/downloads/publications/research-and-analysis/moj-research/evaluation-of-mandatory-polygraph-pilot.pdfView full post
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Amina talks about how she has shone in Academia and the really interesting work she has done with the police on helping them improve how they interview witnesses: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jW03sB0OQ8View full post
Cardinal Pope School in Hackney was visited by Professor Amina Memon today, who gave a talk about studying psychology to 6th form students. We hope that they enjoyed and are feeling inspired to study psychology!View full post