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Biography

 

Tom is a Principal Lecturer in Occupational Psychology and is Course Director for the Occupational Psychology MSc in the School for Psychological, Social and Behavioural Sciences . Tom studied as an undergraduate student at Coventry University where he conducted research on the organisational consequences of workplace humour. Tom now works with a number of internal and external collaborators on research projects over a wide range of topics, including: emotional intelligence, meaningful work, humour, individual differences, workplace frustration, 0-hour contracts, and workplace praise. Tom also has applied research projects with West Midlands Fire Service, HM Rye Hill, West Midlands Police Service, and other commercial organisations. Tom encourages anyone interested in his work to get in touch.

 

Area of Expertise:

 

Emotional Intelligence, open science, humour and the social and/or affective aspects of work.

 

Research Interests

Humour; Communication; Meaningful Work; 0-hour contracts; Workplace Praise; Workplace Frustration; Emotional Intelligence; Individual Differences

Vision Statement

Inspired by the high prevalence of negative workplace experiences, my work aims to improve the understanding of, and subsequent engagement with, the social and affective facets of work. I work actively with an unremitting hope to forge a path of innovative and impactful research, and to effectively communicate and apply the findings.

External positions

Senior Associate Tutor, University of Warwick

Jan 2017 → …

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Research Output 2011 2019

  • 9 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 12 Paper
  • 12 Article

A conceptual replication of emotional intelligence as a second-stratum factor of intelligence

Evans, T., Hughes, D. & Steptoe-Warren, G., 7 Feb 2019, In : Emotion. (In-Press), p. (In-Press)

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Emotional Intelligence
Aptitude
Intelligence
Emotions

Feedback-seeking culture moderates the relationship between positive feedback and task performance

Evans, T. & Dobrosielska, A., 7 May 2019, In : Current Psychology. (In-press), p. (In-press) 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Task Performance and Analysis
Workplace
Evidence-Based Practice
Research

Investigating Object Orientation Effects Across 14 Languages

Evans, T., 30 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. (In-press), p. (In-press)

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Emotional Intelligence
Individuality
Aptitude
Personality
Emotions

The Psychological Science Accelerator: Advancing Psychology through a Distributed Collaborative Network

Moshontz, H., Campbell, L., Ebersole, C., IJzerman, H., Urry, H., Forscher, P., Grahe, J., McCarthy, R., Musser, E., Antfolk, J., Castille, C., Evans, T., Fiedler, S., Flake, J., Forero, D., Janssen, S., Keene, J., Protzko, J., Aczel, B., Solas, S. & 77 othersAnsari, D., Awlia, D., Baskin, E., Batres, C., Borras-Guevara, M., Brick, C., Chandel, P., Chatard, A., Chopik, W., Clarance, D., Coles, N., Corker, K., Dixson, B., Dranseika, V., Dunham, Y., Fox, N., Gardiner, G., Garrison, S. M., Gill, T., Hahn, A., Jaeger, B., Kačmár, P., Kaminski, G., Kanske, P., Kekecs, Z., Kline, M., Koehn, M., Kujur, P., Levitan, C., Miller, J., Okan, C., Olsen, J., Oviedo-Trespalacios, O., Özdoğru, A., Pande, B., Parganiha, A., Parveen, N., Pfuhl, G., Pradhan, S., Ropovik, I., Rule, N., Saunders, B., Schei, V., Schmidt, K., Singh, M., Sirota, M., Steltenpohl, C., Stieger, S., Storage, D., Sullivan, G. B., Szabelska, A., Tamnes, C., Vadillo, M., Valentova, J., Vanpaemel, W., Varella, M., Vergauwe, E., Verschoor, M., Vianello, M., Voracek, M., Williams, G., Wilson, J., Zickfeld, J., Arnal, J., Aydin, B., Chen, S-C., DeBruine, L., Fernandez, A., Horstmann, K., Isager, P., Jones, B., Kapucu, A., Lin, H., Mensink, M., Navarrete, G., Silan, M. & Chartier, C., Dec 2018, In : Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science . 1, 4, p. 501-515

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Psychology
Research
Mental Processes
Research Personnel
Population

Activities 2013 2016

  • 24 Participation in conference

British Psychological Society Division of Occupational Psychology Annual Conference

Thomas Evans (Speaker)
6 Jan 20168 Jan 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

British Psychological Society Division of Occupational Psychology Annual Conference

Thomas Evans (Speaker)
6 Jan 20168 Jan 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

British Psychological Society Division of Occupational Psychology Annual Conference

Thomas Evans (Speaker)
6 Jan 20168 Jan 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

British Psychological Society Division of Occupational Psychology Annual Conference

Thomas Evans (Speaker)
6 Jan 20168 Jan 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

West Midlands Fire Service Survivability Conference

Thomas Evans (Speaker)
27 Apr 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference