UCL Psychology and Language Sciences


Prof Helene Joffe

Prof Helene Joffe




  • Professor of Psychology
    Clinical, Edu & Hlth Psychology
    Div of Psychology & Lang Sciences

Joined UCL


Active Research Projects

Transforming the Engineering of Cities to Deliver Societal and Planetary Wellbeing (Professors Nick Tyler, Brian Collins and Francesca Medda at UCL and colleagues at Birmingham, Lancaster and Southampton) EPSRC.

Challenging Risk: Achieving Resilience by Integrating Societal and Technical Knowledge (with Professors Tiziana Rossetto and Muki Haklay at UCL and Professor Luke Bisby at Edinburgh) EPSRC

Earthquake and People Interaction Centre (with Dr Tiziana Rossetto, UCL Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering) EPSRC

    Award year Qualification Institution
    1993 PhD
    Doctor of Philosophy
    Social Psychology
    London School of Economics and Political Science
    1987 MSc
    Master of Science
    Social Psychology
    London School of Economics and Political Science
    1985 BA
    Bachelor of Arts
    Psychology, Social Work and Sociology
    University of the Witwatersrand

    Selected Media

    Article for the 'New Humanist': Review of 'The Unthinkable' by Amanda Ripley https://newhumanist.org.uk/articles/1796/the-unthinkable-by-amanda-ripley


    Aspirations for Future Cities|*|Earthquake preparedness|*|Free association method|*|The psychology of risk