Daniel Thorman

Research group:
Social & environmental psychology
029 208 74007
51a, Park Place

Research summary

I am currently employed on CASPI (http://sites.cardiff.ac.uk/caspi/) and BRISKEE (http://briskee.eu/) as well as assisting on other in the Understanding Risk Research Group (http://www.understanding-risk.org/) My current research interests include:

  • Pro-Environmental Behaviour
  • Low Carbon Lifestyles
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Energy Transitions in the Media

I am currently a member on the Tyndall Council, representing the Tyndall Early Career Network (TECN). As TECN rep for Cardiff University, my responsibilities include the facilitation of events across the network and keeping early stage researchers engaged in the activities of the collaborative institutions. I also organise and co-ordinate of monthly webinar series, Not 4 Experts, where researchers can learn about other areas of climate change research and increase their interdisciplinarity.

Full list of publications


Media activities


Research groups

Social and Environmental Psychology (http://psych.cf.ac.uk/research/social_env_psy/)
Understanding Risk Research Group (http://www.understanding-risk.org/)
Sustainable Places Research Institute (http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/research/sustainable-places)
Energy Systems Research Institute (http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/energy-systems-research-institute)

Undergraduate education

Sheffield Hallam University, UK. BSc Psychology, August 2011

Postgraduate education

University of Bath, UK. MRes Psychology, October 2012

  • Dissertation: ‘Investigating the discursive association of pro-environmental behaviour and the relationship between humans and the natural world in the accounts of environmentalists’

Awards/external committees

Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, UK. Tyndall Early Career Network Representative and Council Member. October 2015 – Present.


Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

  • Research Assistant, May 2015 – present; School of Psychology, Understanding Risk Research Group

ThinkYoung, Brussels, BE

  • Research Project Manager, April 2014 – Sept 2014; Youth Politics research