Personal profile


Joined the University of Huddersfield in 1990.

  • BA (Hons) Psychology
  • PhD
  • Professor of Critical Psychology, Dept Psychology.
  • Associate Fellow British Psychological Society (BPS).
  • Member of the BPS Qualitative Methods Section.
  • Co-editor of Personal Construct Theory and Practice
  • Member of editorial board for Slayage.
  • Member of editorial board for Rivista Italiana di Costruttivismo.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Social constructionism
  • Gender
  • The experiences of informal carers of elderly people
  • The relationship between nature and wellbeing
  • Personal Construct Psychology and methods
  • Qualitative research methods

Research Degree Supervision

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  • Qualitative Analysis
  • Culture
  • Gender Studies
  • Gender
  • Social Construction
  • Personal Construct Psychology

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Research Output 2008 2018

Animal Assisted Therapy
Criminal Law
Home Care Services

Social Constructionism

Burr, V. 2018 (Accepted/In press) Innovative Research Methods in Health Social Sciences. Liamputtong, P. (ed.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

professional experience
moral philosophy

Personal Construct Qualitative Methods

Burr, V., McGrane, A. & King, N. 12 Aug 2017 Handbook of Research Methods in Health Social Sciences. Liamputtong, P. (ed.). Springer Verlag, 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

qualitative method
research method
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Activities 1990 2017

  • 2 Editorial work
  • 2 Publication Peer-review
  • 1 Examination
  • 1 Membership of a Society or Institute

External Examiner

Burr, V. (Examiner)

Activity: Examination

Slayage: The Journal of Whedon Studies (Journal)

Burr, V. (Member of editorial board)
2008 → …

Activity: Editorial work

British Journal of Social Work (Journal)

Burr, V. (Reviewer)
2005 → …

Activity: Publication Peer-review

Journal of Constructivist Psychology (Journal)

Burr, V. (Member of editorial board)
2000 → …

Activity: Editorial work

Feminism and Psychology (Journal)

Burr, V. (Reviewer)
2000 → …

Activity: Publication Peer-review