Dr Kamal Birdi

University of Sheffield


Dr Kamaljit Birdi gained a PhD in Psychology from The University of Sheffield following an MSc in Occupational Psychology and a BSc (Hons) in Psychology. He is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist registered with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and Health and Care Professions Council, a Chartered Member of the European Federation of Psychologists Associations (EuroPsy) and an ESRC/EPSRC Advanced Institute of Management (AIM) Scholar. In 2010, he was given the BPS Division of Occupational Psychology Academic Contribution to Practice Award for his work on training evaluation and innovation.

His areas of expertise are creativity and innovation, training and development and organisational learning - click here to download Kamal's CLEAR IDEAS app for iPad.



Dr Kamaljit Birdi's current research areas are:

  • Creativity and innovation
  • Evaluation of training and development activities
  • Identifying factors influencing the effectiveness of workplace learning
  • E-learning
  • Organisational learning
  • The effects of ageing in the working population
  • Attitudes and behaviour
Dr Kamal Birdi