Lara currently partners with Thomas International to provide statistical knowledge and test development expertise, this has involved ongoing validation work for psychometrics.
Dr. Lara Zibarras is a senior lecturer at City University and course director of the MSc in Organisational Psychology. She is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist; alongside her academic role she has consulted for both public and private sector organisations, working on projects ranging from design and validation of selection methods, unconscious bias training, team training and development and design of website interfaces using user-centred techniques.
Lara’s research interests lie broadly within selection assessment and innovation and her work is published extensively in high impact journals. One of her streams of research relates to psychometric test development and validation (through both her research and consulting).