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Principal Lecturer in Psychology, Nottingham Trent University

Sarah Buglass is a Principal Lecturer within the Department of Psychology at Nottingham Trent University, where she leads on departmental initiatives related to online teaching, digital skills development, and curriculum enhancement. Sarah's published research has spanned the domains of social and cyber psychology. Findings from this work have been included as oral and written evidence to several parliamentary inquiries.

Sarah's research interests explore the psycho-social motivations and outcomes of engaging with social and educational online environments. She is particularly interested in how people engage with and interact on social media sites, the online social risks that people encounter and FOMO (Fear of Missing Out). Sarah is also interested in how digital technology can be applied in an educational context to support teaching and learning. Recently Sarah has been working on research into the use of banter in online and offline contexts, in particular the distinction between Banter and Bullying. Sarah is an active member of the Bullying and Aggressive Behaviour research group at NTU.

Sarah has recently had the pleasure of co-editing the 'Handbook of Research on Remote Work and Worker Well-Being in the Post-COVID-19 Era,' a publication that brings together timely research from authors around the globe.


  • 2019–present
    Principal Lecturer, Nottingham Trent University