Psychology & Science


2020 – now    Researcher and Data Scientist at Spark Wave:
testing effectiveness of digital mental health interventions for
depression, anxiety, habit formation, mindfulness, and decision making

2012 – now     Psychologist at INSTHEA LTD

2019 – now    Data Science Consultant for Girache:
a device measuring upper-spine abnormalities

2021 – 2022   Data Scientist and Senior Psychometrician at Gyfted:
construction and validation of psychometric tests

2019 – 2020    Data Scientist at Freelance
Analysis of the police suicide statistics to predict suicidality

2014                Research Consultant, University SWPS, Poland
a project on social prejudice

2011-2012       Research Consultant, University of Warsaw
a project on social change

2009-2011      Research Director, Grant of the Polish Scientific Committee
a project on communication in conflict

2010                Consultant at the World Bank
a project on gender and economic choice

2007 – 2010   Research Consultant & Data Analyst for Media

2007 – 2009  ,
Grapol, AS & ADS Assessment Centre

2007 – 2008   Research Assistant, University SWPS, Poland:
a project on narrative aspects of decision making


2011- 2012     Psychology of Internet Communication,
Collegium Civitas, Poland

2010                Philosophy for Psychologists,
London School of Economics, London, UK

2007 – 2009     Lecturer in Psychology, University SWPS, Poland


2011                 Ph.D. in Psychology, the University SWPS (a joined programme from the Academy of Science in collaboration with the London School of Economics and Political Science)

2009               Entrepreneurship Masterclass Series,
London School of Economics, London, UK

2007               Master summa cum laude, MISH, the University of Warsaw, Poland (top 5% of the University’s alumni


2022           Relationships and Neurological Regulation,
Maggi McAllister-MacGregor, BACP Accredited

2021            Working with patients withdrawing from psychiatric drugs,
British Psychological Society

2021            Solution-Focused Therapy,
Laboratory of Education and Psychotherapy, Pabianice

2020            Data Scientist with Python Career Track,
Data Camp (23 courses in statistics and machine learning)

2020            Fitting Statistical Models to Data with Python
(University of Michigan, Coursera)

2019             Statistics with Python Specialisation
(University of Michigan, Coursera)

2019             Databases with Python
(University of Michigan, Coursera)

2014             The Data Scientist’s Toolbox, Coursera

2009             Research Methods in Cognitive Studies,
Interdisciplinary Centre for Applied Cognitive Studies, Warsaw

2008            fMRI of a human brain,
Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw


1. Zena M., (2022) Does a simple tool cause people to create habits more reliably. A randomized controlled trial of the Clearer Thinking ‘Daily Ritual’ module., Clearer Thinking

2. Zena M., (2021) How should you order the questions in a personality assessment or survey?, Clearer Thinking

3. Zena M. (2021) Do people have a tendency to agree on anonymous surveys administered online?, Clearer Thinking

4. World Bank. (2012). Gender equality and development – report

5. Sadurska M.Z. (2012). Encyclopaedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology (Polish edition), Routledge, London 2002, edited by Allan Barnard

6. Sadurska M.Z. (2011) Morality and communication in conflict situations. On the positive and negative perception of a person involved in a conflict, in The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Common Ground Publishing, Volume 5, 11

7. Sadurska M.Z. (2008). Transcultural ABC. What Pole meeting Arab should know?, Contemporary Culture, Warsaw

8. Sadurska M.Z. (2008). Topoi in films: Consciousness, Theatre, Literature, and the Arts, Edited by Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Cambridge

9. Sadurska M.Z. (2007). Problems of reception of historical films, Zeszyty Naukowe, KUL, Lublin


1. Michalska – Sadurska, M.Z. (2018) The high price of thinking outside the box, TEDx, Warsaw University of Technology

2. Sadurska M. Z.(2016) On listening, Offtopicarium, Slomczyn, Poland

3. Sadurska M.Z. (2013) Can grammar change the moral evaluation of a person? A study on grammar person and its influence on moral judgments, International Conference on 
Alternative Methods of Argumentation in Law, Masaryk University, Czech Republic

4. Sadurska M.Z. (2013) The conflict mode of mind, Conflict and communication. 
 Multimodal social signals of conflict and negotiation in humans, animals and 
 machines, Universita’ Roma Tre, Italy

5. Sadurska M.Z. (2012) Dialogue in democracy 2.0, Freedom of the Internet Congress, The Ministry of Administration and Digitalisation, Warsaw, Poland

6. Sadurska M.Z. (2010) Form of a message about conflict, moral description of its main character, receiver’s presumptions and their influence on the way it is perceived, 
5th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK

7. Sadurska M.Z. (2008) My love in the West, my heart in the East. Independent and interdependent self as two in one, 10th International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women, Universidad Complutense of Madrid, Spain

8. Sadurska M.Z. (2007) Orpheus’ calling – topos of music in films, 2nd International Conference Consciousness, Theatre, and the Arts, University of Aberystwyth, UK


University of Glasgow Ph.D. grant

Research Visit, London School of Economics

Mazowieckie Ph.D. Scholarship

SWPS Science Scholarship Category I

Ph.D. Fellowship of the University SWPS

Research Visit, Nordic Research School, University of Helsinki

Scholarship of the Ministry of Science (Poland)

Leszek Kolakowski Philosophy Seminar, Collegium Artes Liberales, Warsaw

the University of Warsaw Scholarship for Special Achievements in Science