van der Westhuizen

Lindie van der Westhuizen is a Research and Development Specialist within the Computer-Based Assessment research group at the University of Luxembourg. She holds a Masters of Commerce in Industrial Psychology (MCom Industrial Psychology)​​​​​ from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, and is a Registered Industrial Psychologist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa. Since joining the University of Luxembourg in 2017, Lindie has worked on the enhanCe Project which investigates the role of conscientiousness skills as enhancers of academic success in secondary education. Her research areas and interests are Psychological Assessment, Psychometrics, Personality Psychology and Academic Motivation. In addition, Lindie is currently the Editorial Assistant for the European Journal of Psychological Assessment and a representative on the Board of the Department of Cognitive and Behavioural Science. Prior to joining the University of Luxembourg, Lindie worked as a consultant in applied research and talent management across various industries and lectured part-time at the University of Stellenbosch.

Research interests
Psychological Assessment
Structural Equation Modelling
Personality Psychology
Academic Motivation
Recruitment and Selection