Dr Lorraine Hope is a Reader in Applied Cognitive Psychology at the University of Portsmouth. She holds an MSc (University of Bristol) and a PhD from the University of Aberdeen. She has published widely on topics relating to memory in applied forensic contexts. Her research focuses on eyewitness identifications and memory performance, interviewing procedure and information processing under challenging conditions in applied settings. Her research has been funded by the British Academy, Economic and Social Research Council, Nuffield Foundation, Home Office, Australian Research Council and Metropolitan Police (Authority & Federation). She currently supervises four PhD students and several MSc students. She is a member of the International Investigative Interviewing Research Group (iIIRG) and sits on the publications committee of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC).