Charlotte Webber

Charlotte Webber

School of Psychology
Doctoral Researcher

Contact details

School of Psychology
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Charlotte Webber is undertaking doctoral research into the effects of air quality on human cognition. She is using experimental manipulations of air quality combined with brain-imaging techniques and cognitive testing in order to explore the effects of exposure to varying levels of air pollutants on learning, decision making and spatial navigation in humans.


BSc Psychology (Hons)


Charlotte Webber previously studied Psychology at undergraduate level at the University of Birmingham before undertaking the PhD position. During her period as an undergraduate, Charlotte also gained voluntary experience as a research assistant in the Psychology department, as wells as working on a collaborative project with a researcher at the University of Brighton.

Doctoral research

PhD title
The Effects of Air Quality on Human Cognition
Supervisors Jane Raymond, Kim Shapiro, Rob Mackenzie (School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences)


Research interests

Effects of environmental factors (e.g. pollution, diet) on human cognition and behaviour

Other activities

Charlotte Webber is an active member of the University of Birmingham Athletics Club, training on a daily basis and competing whenever possible.