Samantha Jamson


Dr. Jamson is a Chartered Psychologist at the Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds. She is a member of the Safety and Technology Group, a multidisciplinary team undertaking research in road safety and driver behaviour.

With twenty years experience in the field, she has worked on a variety of research projects using driving simulators and instrumented cars as evaluation tools.

She has been principal investigator on a range of projects, including evaluations of driver support systems, road design, and driver impairment. She recently chaired a European Working Group on motorcycle safety, delivering high-priority research needs to the European Commission.

Her research involves collaboration with national and international policymakers (Department for Transport, Highways Agency, European Commission) as well as industrial collaboration for both research and PhD supervision.