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Warm congratulations to Dr Latini!

Pleased to announce that Elettra passed her PhD viva with flying colours yesterday! Very well done - time to celebrate Dr Latini!

Fri 09 Jun 2023, 14:16 | Tags: PhD, student, people

Huge congratulations to Dr Rakhimov

who passed his viva and had his corrections accepted! Arman, we are very proud of you and look forward to seeing you at his graduate ceremony.

Mon 06 Feb 2023, 16:17 | Tags: PhD, student, people

A very warm welcome to our new PhD students

Michaela Pawley, Peter To, and Sam Wong, who are starting this week!


Hi there! My name is Michaela and I will be starting my PhD Fellowship this October, under the supervision of Professor Nicole Tang, to investigate the role of sleep in the development of mental health problems in adolescence. Currently I am completing my masters in Clinical Psychology at the University of Birmingham and previously studied my Psychology bachelors at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. I have a passion for sleep and adolescent mental health, therefore I am very excited to explore this topic further and hopefully make a difference!



Hi everyone! My name is Peter, a prospective PhD student in the Sleep and Pain Laboratory under the supervision of Prof. Nicole Tang and Dr. Mark Elliott in the WMG. My proposed PhD topic aims to apply a resilience-oriented approach to understanding fall prevention among older adults with chronic pain. Besides, I am zealous in learning advanced statistics/data analytical skills, neural signal processing, and physiological measurements. I am also a blog writer with the endeavour to promote psychology and mental health in Hong Kong and greater China areas. Look forward to seeing you soon!



Hi all, I am Sam. It is my great pleasure to join the Sleep and Pain Laboratory as a PhD student under the supervision of Professor Nicole Tang. Based upon my background in dream research, my PhD study will focus on the interplay between sleep physiology and the course of chronic pain in relation to the function of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep and dreaming in processing emotions, aiming to unravel the complication of comorbidity in chronic pain patients.

Wed 05 Oct 2022, 14:17 | Tags: PhD, student, people

New paper on CBT-I for sleep and mental health of university students

Our PhD student, Laura Chandler, has published her systematic review and meta analysis in Sleep Medicine. Feel free to click this link Link opens in a new windowto read the paper in full.

Wed 05 Oct 2022, 14:00 | Tags: PhD, paper, sleep, student, mental health

Pandemic and student mental health

Our new paper on student mental health after the first UK lockdown is out in the BJPsych Open. The paper is open accessLink opens in a new window - do check it out!

Tue 26 Jul 2022, 10:18 | Tags: paper, sleep, student, mental health, RECOVERS

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