Centre for Behaviour and Evolution

Staff Profile

Dr Billie Moffat-Knox

Lecturer & Stage One Director



I am a lecturer in the School of Psychology, Stage One Director for our Psychology BSc programme, and Chair of our School's EDI committee.


Chair of Rainbow@NCL (staff and postgraduate LGBTQ   network), Newcastle University

Centre for Behaviour and Evolution, Newcastle University


PhD (It's nice to be nice; investigating the warm glow mechanism of prosocial behaviour and its relationship with prosocial reputations), Inst. of Neuroscience, Newcastle University

Master of Research in Evolution & Human Behaviour, Newcastle University

Master of Science in Evolutionary Anthropology, Durham University

Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Hons), Newcastle University


Module leader

PSY1001: Psychological Enquiry 1 - Psychological Literacy and Academic Skills

PSY1012: Intro to Psychology for Joint Honours

PSY3009: To cheat or not to cheat: the evolution of cooperative behaviour 


PSY2008: Psychological Enquiry 2: Principles in Psychology

PSY3009: Psychological Enquiry 3: Psychological Literacy and Professional Skills


PSY2019: Research Skills and Development

PSY3097: Empirical Project (supervisor for UG dissertation projects)