Centre for Behaviour and Evolution

Staff Profile

Billie Moffat-Knox




I am a lecturer in the School of Psychology, Lead for our School's EDI team (Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion), and incoming Stage One Director.


Rainbow@NCL Steering Group (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

PSY1012: Introduction to Psychology for Joint Honours

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


PSY1010: Research Methods & Skills 1

PSY1011: Research Methods & Skills 2

PSY1001: Psychological Enquiry 1: Psychological Literacy and Academic Skills

PSY2008: Psychological Enquiry 2: Principles in Psychology

PSY3009: Psychological Enquiry 3: Psychological Literacy and Professional Skills


PSY3097: Empirical Project (supervisor for UG dissertation projects)

PSY8037: Dissertation (supervisor for Clinical MSc projects)