Catherine Lido

Catherine Lido

Senior Lecturer (Social Justice Place and Lifelong Education)


Senior Lecturer (Social Justice Place & Lifelong Education), School of Education

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Dr. Catherine Lido is a Lecturer in Psychology, in the School of Education at the University of Glasgow. She has been working with UBDC to assess the city's learning access and metrics, as well as working with large data and multi-media data sources.

She is a member of the (SJPLE) Research and Teaching Group in Social Justice, Place & Lifelong Education, as well as an associate member of the Robert Owen Research Centre in Education at Glasgow University. She was previously a Research Fellow, senior lecturer and former BSc Programme leader for the University of West London (2004-2014). Her teaching and research interests are mainly within the social psychology of education and quantitative methods in the social sciences. Dr. Lido also acts as a visiting lecturer for the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Her PhD is from the University of Sussex (2004) in the area of social psychology, and concerned gender stereotypes in job interviews.

She has led and collaborated on a number of funded research projects with the ESRC and the Higher Education Academy concerning supporting under-represented student groups. She has published widely in the field of inclusion in higher education, including a recently authored book chapter in Hinton-Smith’s (2013) ‘Widening Participation in Higher Education: Casting the net wide?’ This body of work formed an ‘Impact Case Study’ and an individual submission for the 2014 REF.

Recently Dr. Lido led a workshop recently for the first annual ‘Equality and Diversity in Learning and Teaching in Scottish Higher Education’ conference in Glasgow. She is passionate about inclusion, prejudice-reduction and widening participation into higher education. She is currently teaching the Psychology of Adult Learning and Cognitive Psychology at the Masters' level.