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Dr Angela Bearth

Dr Angela Bearth

Senior Researcher, ETH Zurich University

Angela (Dr. sc. ETH) works as a senior researchers at the Consumer Behavior group at ETH Zurich. Her main research areas are consumer behaviour, risk perception and individual and societal decision making. After studying Social and Health Psychology at the University of Zurich, she got her PhD at the ETH Zurich at the Consumer Behaviour group. Afterwards, Angela worked at the Institute for Marketing Management at the ZHAW in Winterthur for three years before returning to ETH Zurich as a senior researcher. Her areas of expertise are the public awareness of toxicological science, decision making regarding hazardous household chemicals and the public perception of regulatory issues (e.g., trace chemicals in consumer products, pesticide use in agriculture). For several years, Angela has been active in consulting and training toxicologists from industry and regulation in Switzerland and internationally. Moreover, she is an active member of the Society for Risk Analysis International, Europe and the DACH region, and is vice-president of the Forum for Genetic Research.