Bere Mahoney University of Worcester, UK
Dr Bere Mahoney is a Chartered Psychologist and Chartered Scientist with over 10 years experience of lecturing on individual differences at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She has been involved in the design and redesign of undergraduate university courses to ensure coverage of core areas and benchmark knowledge and skills for psychology at a number of UK universities, and acts as external examiner for a number undergraduate psychology programmes in the UK. She has published research on individual differences in social perceptions of criminality, and ageing, in addition to work on psychology undergraduates beliefs about the subject, its goals and ways of studying. Current research projects include the links between individual differences, disordered eating and fear of aging, the characteristics of victims of carious crime types, and lay theories of urban regeneration and well-being.