University Research profiles Sidney Fellow's research

University Research website profiles the research of Sidney Fellow Professor Michael Lamb.

Professor Michael Lamb's research investigates whether outcomes in cases involving child abuse change according to the framing of the questions put to children.  The collaborative research, to be published in May in the journal Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, has been profiled on the University of Cambridge's Research News website.  Using data from the United States, the research argues that when interviewers are trained to use open-ended questions more cases ultimately lead to prosecution.

You can read more about the research by following the link to the University Research website.

Michael Lamb is Professor of Psychology and Director of Studies in Psychological and Behavioural Sciences at Sidney Sussex.  He was recently presented with an Award for Distinguished Contribution to Psychology and Law from the American Psychology-Law Society.

This is an archived news story, first posted in 2013.

For further information please contact the Fellow Communications Officer, Dr Tom Lambert (

News item posted Sunday, 3rd May 2015

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