Kirsten Russell

Institution:  University of Strathclyde, Scotland

Supervisory team: Dr Susan Rasmussen & Dr Simon Hunter

Position: PhD Student

Current research: Examining sleep problems and self-harm in young people.

Research interests:

  • The influence of sleep on health and wellbeing across the lifespan
  • Stigma associated with mental health
  • Adolescent wellbeing
  • Resilience/protective factors

Key publications:

  • Russell, K. (In press). Is prioritising sleep the first step in academic self-care? Tips for getting a good night’s sleep during postgraduate study. PsyPAG Quarterly.
  • Russell, K. (In press). The importance of starting a conversation about suicide: Hints and tips for supporting postgraduate peers. PsyPAG Quarterly.

Can help with: Public engagement, sleep education, suicideTALK, qualtrics, school-based research, basic R, endnote, supportive chats.

What is essential to your well-being?

Awesome support and chat provided by TeamECR online and at Strathclyde, a good night’s sleep, martial arts (Tukido), starbucks caramel latte, exploring the outdoors and travelling.

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