Eliza is a third year PhD student at the UCL Department of Political Science (2016-19).
Location: 101, 31 Tavistock Sq.
Eliza is a third year PhD student at the UCL Department of Political Science (2016-19) where she uses experimental methods to investigate how role models can influence attitudes to education among white working-class boys. She also works for the Behavioural Insights Team where she designs and implements a range of research projects with a focus on reducing inequality in education. Eliza has a strong interest in social mobility and a background in higher education policy. Eliza has also worked in a range of roles to support evidence-based science teaching in schools. She holds an MSci in Physics from Imperial College London.
Inspiration and influence: A field experiment to investigate the impact of school-based role model interventions for white working-class boys.
- Behavioural science
- Role models
- Field experiments
List of Research Themes:
List of publications:
- Sanders, M., Burgess, S., Chande, R., Dilnot, C., Kozman, E., & Macmillan, L. (2018). Role models, mentoring and university applications-evidence from a crossover randomised controlled trial in the United Kingdom. Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning, 20(4), 57-80.
- Sanders, M., Chande, R., Kozman, E., & Leunig, T. (2018). Can Role Models Help Encourage Young People to Apply to (Selective) Universities: Evidence From a Large Scale English Field Experiment. Available at SSRN 3305176.
- Hume, S., O’Reilly, F., Groot, B., Selley, E., Barnes, J., Soon, X., Chande, R. & Sanders, M. (2018) Retention and Success in Maths and English A Practitioner Guide to Applying Behavioural Insights, The Behavioural Insights Team
- Hume, S. & Selley, E. (2017) New Insights on WP: A behavioural approach. HEPI publication: ' Where next for widening participation and fair access? New insights from leading thinkers’.