Maria Camila Garcia Duran

Maria Camila Garcia Duran

Thesis Title: The impact of peacebuilding public programmes on mental health of victims of the conflict: the case of Colombia Abstract: War and conflict have been identified as one of the key drivers of mental disorders in low-and-middle-income countries. Despite...

Matilda Nottage

Thesis Title: Examining population-level policy strategies to reduce smoking-related harms among people using tobacco and cannabis, with emphasis on mental health Abstract: My project focuses on public health interventions to address the harms caused by smoking...
Farah Ahmed

Farah Ahmed

Thesis Title: A mixed methods study exploring the long-term effects of poor-quality, insecure urban housing on the mental health of racially minoritized groups in London Abstract: Mounting evidence indicates that poor quality housing exacerbates mental health...
Mariam Shwea

Mariam Shwea

Thesis Title: Collaborating to improve bereavement support provision in the UK, particularly for minoritised and marginalised groups Abstract: Approximately 600,000 people die each year in the UK. Informal support from social networks is vital for bereaved individuals...
Aida Hassan

Aida Hassan

Thesis Title: Global health governance and the limits of state-centrism Abstract: While some theories frame global health governance (GHG) as a universalist endeavour to achieve ‘health for all’ in an interconnected world, others view it as a collective of states,...
Zareen Bheekhun

Zareen Bheekhun

Thesis Title: Exploring ‘The Research Experience’: Inviting those who work in research and whose who participate in research to narrate their experience and their expectations of research. Abstract: The philosopher Charles Fried refers to the ethical foundation of...
Rita Sharma Pandeya

Rita Sharma Pandeya

Thesis Title: Understanding natural disasters and disease outbreaks in Nepal: Through the lens of an intersectional approach Abstract: My research is mostly concerned with utilising an intersectional approach to comprehend the connection between flood disasters and...
Harry Upton

Harry Upton

Thesis Title: Conceptualising “Health” at the United Nations Security Council Abstract: This project is concerned with tracking how health concerns in conflict zones have been approached by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). Through tracking the...
Carmel Cardona

Carmel Cardona

thesis Title: Remaking the Self in Cancer Survivorship: Pleasure, Creativity and Embodiment. Abstract: Half of us will develop cancer in our lifetime. Advances in detection and treatment are turning cancers into “chronic rather than terminal conditions” (Kerr &...
Sarah O’Brien-Quilty

Sarah O’Brien-Quilty

Thesis title: Sustaining meaningful user involvement in research, local government planning and policy-making: an ethnography of a national user-led initiative to support Disabled people and service users Abstract: Explore the utility of adapting and applying Elinor...
Rosanna Hildersley

Rosanna Hildersley

Thesis title: Urbanicity and psychosis- are cities bad for mental health? A large-scale data linkage study using electronic health records Abstract: In the UK, more people who have psychosis live in cities than rural areas, and there is a large body of evidence...

Zara Shaikh

Thesis title: The mental health of adolescent refugees in the UK: Understanding the lived experiences of marginalisation, resilience and support in challenging social conditions Abstract: First supervisor: Hanna Kienzler Pathway:3-Health, Biopolitics & Social...