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Personal Development

Awards and Achievements

  • Cumberland Lodge Annual Postgraduate Conference ‘Life Beyond the PhD’ - £395. (Aug 2019)
  • BPS Psychology of Women and Equalities Section Annual Conference 2019 - £370. (Jul 2019)
  • WMS Postgraduate Research Symposium Faculty Prize Winner for Best Oral Presentation - £300. (May 2019)
  • MQ Mental Health Science Meeting 2019 Full Registration Fee Award. (Feb 2019)
  • 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition University of Warwick Winner 2018. Received a £500 research grant and was entered into the UK National Semi Finals. (June 2018). Click here to watch my 3MT® Presentation
  • 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition University of Warwick ‘Popular Choice Award’ 2018 - £50 Amazon Voucher. (Jun 2018)
  • MQ Mental Health Science Meeting 2018 Full Registration Fee Award. (Feb 2018)
  • Postgraduate Research Travel Fund - £500. University of Warwick (Oct 2018)
  • Divisional Funding For Training and Development Award - £817.90. University of Warwick (Nov 2017)
  • MindTech Symposium Full Registration Fee Award. (Dec 2017)
  • Research Expenses Bursary - £250. University of Warwick (Nov 2017)

  • ESRC Travel Bursary Award - £65. (Apr 2017)
  • MQ Mental Health Science Meeting 2017 Travel Bursary Award - £250. (Feb 2017)
  • MindTech Symposium Full Registration Fee Award. (Dec 2016)
  • Economics and Social Research Council Doctoral Training Partnership 4 year Joint Studentship (Approximately £70,000). University of Warwick (2016-2020)
  • The Skills For Work Certificate. University of Sheffield (Aug 2015)
  • Psychology Departmental Taught Postgraduate Bursary Award - £1500. University of Sheffield (2014-2015)

Training

  • 'Standing up for Science' Workshop by Sense about Science. University of Warwick (14.06.19)
  • 'Understanding Parliament' by Industry and Parliament Trust (IPT). London (25.03.19)
  • Introduction to Systematic Reviews and Critical Appraisal Course. University of York, Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (20.11.17-22.11.17)
  • ESRC Advanced Training: Communication Skills in Projects involving Direct Contact between Researchers and Participants. University of Warwick (31.05.17)
  • ESRC Advanced Training: Introduction to Health Economics. University of Warwick (16.05.17)
  • Diversity in the Workplace Training. University of Warwick (01.05.17)
  • ESRC Advanced Training: Making a Difference – Research Impact and Engagement. University of Warwick (28.04.17)
  • ESRC Advanced Training: Mixing It Up – An Advanced Level Introduction to Mixed Methods Research in Health and Social Sciences. University of Warwick (27.02.17-28.02.17)
  • Digital Tool for Researchers (Online Module). University of Warwick (09.01.17-30.03.17)

Public Engagement & Science Communication

  • Invited Speaker: 'Lessons From Failure.' I was invited to speak to Postgraduate Research Students alongside Professor Nick Powdthavee about what I have learned from the challenges I have faced as a PhD student. University of Warwick (Jul 2019)
  • Using Technology to Support Children and Young People's Mental Health’ Workshop. Conducted an interactive workshop for school educators on the annual Psychology For Education Day. Birkbeck, University of London (Jun 2019)
  • Invited Speaker: Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) University of Warwick 2019 Competition. I was invited to provide a 3 minute presentation (via video) on my experiences taking part in the 3MT® competition entitled '3 things I learned taking part in the 3MT® competition.' This was played prior to the 3MT® 2019 competition. (Jun 2019)
  • Invited Speaker: University of Warwick Postgraduate Research Reception. I was invited by the Graduate School to talk about my experiences as a PhD student at the University of Warwick. University of Warwick (Jun 2019)
  • 'I'm A Scientist, Get Me Out of Here!' Module Completer (Academy Zone). As part of IAS, I also completed a module to improve my public engagement and professional development.
  • 'I'm A Scientist, Get Me Out of Here!' (IAS) Contestant (Hassium Zone). Funded by the Wellcome Trust I'm a Scientist aims to promote science communication to secondary schools across the UK. Researchers engage in online discussions with pupils explaining their research in an X-Factor style competition. (Jun 2019)
  • Speaker at Speakezee.org (Jun 2019)
  • Pint of Science 2019 Speaker: ‘Virtual therapy - can it work in reality?’ Coventry (May 2019)
  • MQ: Transforming Mental Health pop up shop at Old Street Station. Provided a presentation of my PhD research to members of the public. (Jul 2018)
  • Nesta: The Future of Mental Health Technology Event. Invited to provide a presentation of my PhD research to attendees. London (Oct 2017)
  • Invited Speaker: ESRC Midlands Graduate School Reception. I was invited by the Midlands Graduate School to talk about my experiences as a ESRC PhD student on a Joint Studentship. University of Warwick (Oct 2017)

Administration

  • Sub Warden. Residential Life Team, University of Warwick (Sept 2017-Present)
  • Economics and Social Research Council Doctoral Research Centre Student Representative 2016 Cohort. University of Warwick (Oct 2016-Present)
  • Sole organiser of the ESRC Midlands Graduate School Student Conference 2018. University of Warwick (4thJuly 2018)

Membership of Professional Bodies

Useful Links

Graduate School Portal