Postdoctoral Research Associate
Natasha completed a BSc in Psychology (2012) and an MSc in Psychological Research Methods (2013) at the University of Plymouth, before undertaking a PhD in Psychology (affective neuroscience) with Dr Natalia Lawrence and Dr Nicholas Moberly at the University of Exeter. Her research explored the potential relationships between real-world measures of motivation and affect, neural responses to rewarding stimuli, and the experience of hypomanic and depressive symptoms.
Following the completion of her PhD in early 2017, Natasha accepted a post with Public Health England, working on several projects with the aim of protecting and improving public health. These projects included the H2020 funded MIDAS and Reaching Out, the NIHR funded FluTEST, and the Department of Health funded PHOENIX. Research topics ranged from public perceptions of data sharing in a healthcare related setting to the effective decontamination of the public following a chemical incident.
In 2018, Natasha moved to the University of Oxford and to work as a post-doctoral Research Associate, supporting the work of the Oxford Health Improvement Centre.