Crowds and Identities: John Drury’s Research Group

Alumni and Associates

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Benedikt Kleinmeier

Benedikt is a PhD student working on scientific computing (crowd modelling) from Gerta Koester’s group in Munich. 

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Isabelle Felsner

Isabelle is a PhD student at Nottingham Trent University and her research focuses on the relation between noise, social identity and wellbeing. 

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Evangelos Ntontis

Lecturer in Psychology 
Evangelos's current interests include the investigation of the spontaneous emergence of community groups to respond to flood. 

Photo of Sara VestergrenSara Vestergren

Sara's research lies within the social identity tradition with a focus and interest in crowds and collective action. 

Photo of Khalifah AlfadhliKhalifah Alfadhli

Khalifah is conducting research  about psycho-social support among the Syrian refugees in Jordan, using the social identity approach.  

Photo of Fergus Neville.Fergus Neville

Fergus worked on the ESRC-funded 'Beyond Contagion' project. 

Photo of Anne TempletonAnne Templeton

Lecturer in Social Psychology  
Anne's over-arching research interest is applying the social identity approach to intra and intergroup processes.

Photo of Hani AlnabulsiHani Alnabulsi

Hani is Director of the Department of Civil Protection and Head of the Engineering & Projects Department for the annual Hajj in Saudi Arabia. His research is on the crowd psychology of  safety and positive experience at the Hajj. 

Photo of Holly CarterHolly Carter

Holly is a Research Fellow at the Emergency Response Department, Public Health England. She is currently engaged in projects embedding her research findings on communication and crowd behaviour in CBRN mass decontamination in the guidance and training of emergency response organizations.

Photo of David NovelliDavid Novelli

David has interests in behavioural and emotional components of personal space and crowding, management of crowds in mass emergencies, and the role of social identity processes in people's experience of depression.  

Photo of Michael SeitzMichael Seitz

Michael is a computer scientist working on mathematical modelling of pedestrian and crowd behaviour for computer simulations.

Photo of Andrea BartolucciAndrea Bartolucci 

Andrea is working on the WHO Emergency Medical Team (EMT). His research aims at supporting the development of a training curriculum for EMT with reference to WHO Global EMT classificationand standards. 

Photo of Isabella von SiversIsabella von Sivers 

Isabella is a computer scientist, mathematician, and mainly modeller of pedestrian dynamics, with the focus on incorporation of psycho-social aspects into evacuation simulation. 

Photo of Sander OoginkSander Oogink 

Sander was a visiting MSc student and is interested in group dynamics and crowd behaviour in irregular situations.