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Carlos Galan-Diaz

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  • Research Impact Officer
  • University of Glasgow College of Social Sciences
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About

I am an environmental psychologist by training and as Research Impact Officer for the College of Social Sciences at Glasgow University I support the development and delivery of the College’s Knowledge-Exchange and Impact Strategy. I was the Impact Research Fellow for the RCUK funded dot.rural Digital Economy Hub at Aberdeen University for two and a bit years. Prior to that I worked in the Social, Economic and Geographic Sciences Group (SEGS) at The James Hutton Institute (2009-2013) and the Robert Gordon University where I did research, my PhD and Lecturing (2005-2009). My PhD focused on psychological perspective-taking and emotion in environmental evaluation and environmental preference. My BSc, from the Faculty of Psychology at UNAM (Mexico City, 2005), was a study about the disciplinary differences of tacit skills and tacit knowledge at UNAM. I am confident and proficient with a social constructivist approach to research, and with both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. My research interests include impact evaluation, monitoring and reporting; perspective-taking; well-being, and behaviour change and are linked by a profound interest in how people perceive, make sense and relate to each other and the world around them.

Co-authors (15)

  • Gary Polhill
  • Kirsty Holstead

Publications (5)

  • Design and use of a virtual heritage model to enable a comparison of active navigation of buildings and spaces with passive observation

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  • Estudio sobre las diferencias disciplinarias en el significado semantico de habilidades y conocimiento tacito en la UNAM. (BSc Dissertation, "Study about the disciplinary differences in the semantic meaning of tacit skills and tacit knowledge at UNAM")

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  • Shared semantic meaning of the concept of International Collaboration among scientists

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  • Why collaborate? Scientist's semantic meaning of 'international collaboration' at the National University of México

    • Galán-Díaz C
    • Liberman S
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  • Scientists' perceptions of scientific skills: a survey

    • Liberman S
    • Galán-Díaz C
    • Wolf K
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Professional experience

Research Impact Officer

College of Social Sciences, University of Glasgow

November 2015 - Present