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Hayley Purdon

Hayley Purdon is a PhD candidate at the University of New England. She is also an advocate for people with lived experience of suicide through her business CriticLE (@criticLE_SP).

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Charlie Cooper

Charlie is a provisionally registered psychologist and Research Assistant in the Suicide Prevention research group at Orygen, Centre for Youth Mental Health. Currently completing his Master’s degree in Educational and Developmental Psychology at Monash University, Charlie's current research projects focus on the role of social media in youth suicide prevention.

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Anastasia Izotova

Anastasia Izotova, MSc. psychologist, PhD fellow in psychology at the University of Oslo & Nic Waals Institute, Oslo, Norway – studying epidemiology of childhood self-harm (anastasia.izotova@web.de)

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Beau Nieuwenhuijs

Beau Nieuwenhuijs (@Beau_N5) has an Msc in policy studies and is currently completing a research master in gerontology at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel ( beau.michele.nieuwenhuijs@vub.be).

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Lizzy Winstone

Lizzy Winstone (@LizzyWinstone) has a PhD in Population Health Sciences and is a Senior Research Associate in Epidemiology at the University of Bristol (lizzy.winstone@bristol.ac.uk).

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Camille Davisse-Paturet

Camille Davisse-Paturet has a PhD in epidemiology and is a postdoctoral research fellow at Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Paris, France (Camille.davisse-paturet@inserm.fr).

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Carol MacDonald

Institutions: (1) Hearing Sciences, Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences, NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham, England. (2) Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Scotland. Supervisory team: Dr Derek Hoare, Dr Magdalena Sereda, Dr Joanna Lockwood, Dr William Whitmer. Position: PhD Student at the University of Nottingham & Lecturer at the Department… Continue reading Carol MacDonald

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Elvan Unlu

Institution: Suicidal Behaviour Research Lab (SBRL), Mental Health PhD Programme, University of Glasgow. Supervisory team: Professor Rory O’Connor, Dr Jack Melson. Position: PhD Student. Current research: I am currently working on a systematic review investigating all the factors explain the relationship between perfectionism and suicide risk [PROSPERO 2021; CRD42021225855], and an empirical research study investigating the… Continue reading Elvan Unlu

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Anita Hunsager

Institution: National Centre for Emergency Primary Health Care; NORCE - Norwegian Research Centre AS, Bergen, Norway. Supervisory team: Dr Ingrid H. Johansen, Research Professor Tone Morken and Professor Edvin Schei. Position: MD and PhD student. Current research: My PhD research is exploring the role of frontline clinical services (Accident and Emergency Departments) and how they… Continue reading Anita Hunsager

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John Whitebrook

Institution: University of West London, England. Supervisory team: Principal Supervisor: Caroline Lafarge, Professor of Psychology; 2nd Supervisor, Jamie Churchyard, Senior Lecturer in Psychology; 3rd Supervisor: Sharon Cahill, Ph.D. Supervisor. Position: PhD student. Current research: I am interested in understanding how people deal with losing loved ones to suicide. My PhD research is looking at the factors… Continue reading John Whitebrook

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Selma Gaily-Luoma

Institution: Department of Psychology, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Supervisory team: Prof. Aarno Laitila, Prof. Juha Holma, Dr. Jukka Valkonen, Dr. Kirsi Suominen. Position: PhD Student. Current research: I am interested in understanding how mental health services help and hinder recovery from suicidality. My PhD research explores suicide attempt survivors’ experiences of received care, including Finnish… Continue reading Selma Gaily-Luoma

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Kyli Hedrick

Institution: Justice Health Unit, Centre for Health Equity, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Australia. Position: Psychologist, lecturer, and honorary research fellow. Current research: I am currently investigating self-harm among asylum seekers, in both detained and community-based populations. Research interests: Asylum seeker and refugee mental health Self-harm among asylum seekers Post-migration… Continue reading Kyli Hedrick

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Jessica Stubbing

Institution: Anxiety Disorders Center/Center for Cognitive Behavior Therapy, The Institute of Living, United States. Supervisory team: Dr David Tolin and Dr Gretchen Diefenbach. Position: Postdoctoral Fellow. Current research: I am interested in how we can improve our understanding and treatments for suicidal thoughts and behaviours through working alongside our most vulnerable and under-served populations, particularly young… Continue reading Jessica Stubbing

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Áine French

Institution: Resilience and Health laboratory, School of Psychology, University College Dublin, Ireland. Supervisory team: Assistant Professor Niki Nearchou. Position: MLitt student (hoping to start the PhD in September) / Research Assistant. Current research: I am currently conducting a systematic review on the relationship between sleep and self-harm in young people as part of my M.Litt.… Continue reading Áine French

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Michelle M. Oliver

Institution: School of Social Work, College of Social Sciences, Policy, and Practic – Simmons University, Boston, MA, United States. Supervisory team: Dr. Peter Maramaldi and Dr. Melinda Gushwa. Position: PhD Candidate. Current research: I am interested in how parents understand their child’s suicide communications and how parents access resources and supports for their child’s mental… Continue reading Michelle M. Oliver

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Alkiviadis Koskotas

Institution: Lothian Eating Disorders Service, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Scotland. Supervisory team: Dr Maria Gardani; Dr Tiago C Zortea. Position: Psychological Therapist; Clinical Associate in Applied Psychology. Current research: Exploring lived experiences of nightmares and suicidal thoughts and behaviours. Research interests: Perceived diminished problem-solving abilities during suicide risk Impulsivity within suicide risk Evidence-based treatment for suicide… Continue reading Alkiviadis Koskotas