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Lucy Bolton

Assistant Professor

+971 4 435 8781
Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus International Academic City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Roles and responsibilities

Lucy is Programme Coordinator for the MSc Business Psychology at the Dubai Campus. She lectures on various courses on the MSc in Business Psychology including courses on Coaching Psychology, Social and Organisational Change, Diversity and Research Methods. In addition to these, she teaches qualitative research methods and generational diversity at undergraduate level. Lucy also supervises MSc dissertations on various topics related to Business Psychology.


Lucy's research interests are in the areas of generational differences in the workplace, in particular the younger generations' ('Generation Y') socialisation into organisations, their work values and career orientations. Lucy has also conducted research in the areas of change management, workspace design, socio-technical systems, job design, employability and knowledge management, working with a number of global organisations including, Rolls-Royce, Bentley Motors, Marks and Spencer, the National Health Service (NHS), REED-NCFE, and the UK Government Office of Science. Lucy has presented her research over the years at a number of international conferences including, the British Psychological Society's Division of Occupational Psychology (DOP), European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP), Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE), and the Academy of Management (AOM).

Lucy is a Chartered Psychologist and a trained Occupational Test User (OTU) (Ability and Personality) with the British Psychological Society, being certified in Trait, TEIQue and NEO-PI-R.