Irene Lawrie


Since graduating from UHI Perth in 2010, I have lectured across a wide range of programmes and at different levels. More recently, I have taken up the role of Subject Leader for Social Services within the department of Health and Social Care.

My role within UHI Perth also includes:

  • Module Leader – Social and Evolutionary Psychology (Level 8)
  • Module Leader – Researching the Social World (Level 8)
  • UHI Programme Leader HNC Social Services
  • Lecturer in Psychology and Sociology


  • BA (Hons. First Class) Social Sciences
  • MSc Psychology
  • TQFE Postgraduate Teaching Qualification
  • Professional Membership
  • British Psychological Society

Research Areas

  • Executive Functioning in the Autistic Brain.
  • Motivation and the Impact on Learning 


Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any interest in the above research areas or would like information on any of our courses.

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