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Marianne Webb

Institution: University of Melbourne, Australia (Orygen, Centre for Youth Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences). Supervisory team: Associate Professor Jo Robinson. Position: Research Fellow. Current research: I am currently co-developing best-practice guidelines for young people and researchers to involve young people with lived experience in suicide research. My PhD investigated the co-design and… Continue reading Marianne Webb

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Sarah Davis

Institution: University of Manchester, England. Supervisory team: Peter Taylor, Tracy Epton and Isabelle Hunt. Position: PhD Student. Current research: This PhD research is designed to build on the existing literature about Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI); my PhD project will be called “An empirical exploration of Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI): Development and validation of a measure for addictive… Continue reading Sarah Davis

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Karen Lascelles

Institution: Oxford Health NHS FT and Oxford Brookes University, England. Supervisory team: Professor Jane Appleton, Professor Debra Jackson, Dr Zoe Davey for my professional doctorate and professor Keith Hawton for Trust based research. Position: Professional Doctorate student and Nurse Consultant with a research component to my role. Current research: The experiences and support needs of adults… Continue reading Karen Lascelles

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Esmira Ropaj

Institution: University of Manchester, England. Supervisory team: Dr Daniel Pratt, Professor Gillian Haddock. Position: Clinical Psychologist in Training. Current research: I am currently running a project which seeks to understand how we conceptualise recovery from suicidal thoughts and behaviours as well as what factors are important in supporting recovery. The project is looking to hear from… Continue reading Esmira Ropaj

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Katie McGill

Institution: Hunter New England Local Health District, University of Newcastle, Australia. Supervisory team: Prof Greg Carter, Prof Frances KayLambkin, and A/Prof Jo Robinson. Position: PhD candidate; Suicide Prevention Research Lead, Hunter New England Local Health District. Current research: My work is about improving suicide prevention ‘in the real world’ including how we can better translate… Continue reading Katie McGill

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Grace Cully

Institution: National Suicide Research Foundation and University College Cork (School of Public Health), Ireland. Supervisory team: Professor Ella Arensman and Dr Eve Griffin. Position: Postdoctoral Researcher. Current research: I am interested in the epidemiology of self-harm and healthcare service provision for persons with a history of self-harm and other mental health difficulties. I am currently… Continue reading Grace Cully

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Kenvil Souza

Institution: University of Strathclyde, Scotland. Supervisory team: Dr Susan Rasmussen. Position: PhD student. Current research: I am interested in the mechanisms by which childhood experiences can influence suicide risk. I am looking at emotional processing as a potential mediator in this relationship. Research interests: Adverse and positive childhood experiences and suicide risk The role of… Continue reading Kenvil Souza

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Busra Ozen Dursun

Institution: University of Manchester, England. Supervisory team: Professor Nusrat Husain, Dr. Maria Panagioti, Dr. Sally Giles. Position: PhD student. Current research: My research is on developing culturally adapted psychological interventions targeting self-harm and suicide prevention for British South Asians. Research interests: Self-harm and suicide prevention The mental health of BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic)… Continue reading Busra Ozen Dursun

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Madhav Bhargav

Institution: School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Supervisory team: Dr Lorraine Swords. Position: PhD student. Current research: The aim of the present research is to understand the relationship between ACEs and SI among college students, considering a range of mediating and moderating variables and within the context of real-time-monitored stressful periods. The… Continue reading Madhav Bhargav

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Jo Lockwood

Institution: University of Nottingham (NIHR MindTech MedTech Cooperative), England. Position: Research Fellow. Current research: I am interested in child and adolescent mental health with a particular research interest in self-harm and suicide in young people. My  work has typically involved exploring mental health issues with young people, families and teachers. My PhD completed at Nottingham… Continue reading Jo Lockwood

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Kate LaForge

Institution: Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, USA. Supervisory team: Professor Howard Pinderhughes. Position: PhD student. Current research: My PhD research seeks to further our understanding of the ways that financial stress and chronic pain give rise to and interact with suicidal thoughts and attempts. Research interests: Financial stress, housing… Continue reading Kate LaForge

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Rhiannon Leake

Institution: Suicidal Behaviour Research Laboratory, University of Glasgow, Scotland. Supervisory team: Professor Rory O’Connor & Dr Katie Robb. Position: PhD Student & Distress Brief Intervention Practitioner. Current research: I am interested in researching the relationship between social media engagement and self-harm and suicidal behaviour, and factors that may mediate this, particularly emotional intelligence. Research interests:… Continue reading Rhiannon Leake

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Somto Chike-Obuekwe

Institution: University of Huddersfield, West yorkshire, England. Supervisory team: Dr Hayley Gorton and Dr Nicola Gray. Position: PhD Student. Current research: I am interested in understanding how the pharmacy can contribute in preventing suicide in Low Middle Income Countries. My research is aimed at creating awareness in suicide, prompting the training of pharmacist in being… Continue reading Somto Chike-Obuekwe

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Parvathy Ramesh

Institution: Division of Psychology and Mental Health, University of Manchester, England. Supervisory team: Professor Catherine Robinson, Dr Rebecca McPhillips, Dr Kirsten Windfuhr. Position: PhD Student. Current research: I am researching suicide and self-harm among Indian women. My PhD project will focus on gender-specific risk and protective factors in India and will examine how the sociocultural and… Continue reading Parvathy Ramesh

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Morgan Buerke

Institution: University of Southern Mississippi, United States. Supervisory team: Daniel Capron, PhD. Position: PhD student. Current research: I am interested in studying how cognitive biases relate to suicide risk, how risk factors for suicide may be related and therefore more directly targetable, and examining the heterogeneity of suicidal behaviour. Research interests: Risk factors for suicidal… Continue reading Morgan Buerke

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Emma Wilson

Institution: Centre for Society and Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, England. Supervisory team: Professor Craig Morgan, Dr Charlotte Gayer-Anderson, Dr Colette Hirsch. Position: PhD student. Current research: My PhD research is looking at the role of peer victimisation (traditional bullying and cyberbullying) and a support-seeking coping style in the… Continue reading Emma Wilson

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Molly McCarthy

Institution: Suicide and Self-Harm Research Group, School of Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, England. Supervisory team: Dr Pooja Saini, Prof Taj Nathan, Dr Jason Mclntyre. Position: PhD Student. Current research: PhD Thesis Title: Configuration and utilisation of the clinical pathways by patients who attend A&E in suicidal crisis. Throughout my PhD, I will be working… Continue reading Molly McCarthy

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Susie Bennett

Institution: Suicidal Behaviour Research Laboratory, University of Glasgow, Scotland. Supervisory team: Professor Rory O’Connor and Dr Katie Robb. Position: PhD Student. Current research: My PhD research explores male suicide. I am interested in the cultural and social factors that put men at risk of suicidal despair, and the factors that can aid men to recover… Continue reading Susie Bennett

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Bethany Cliffe

Institution: University of Bath, Department for Health, England. Supervisory team: Professor Paul Stallard, Professor Emma Rich. Position: PhD Student. Current research: My research focuses on interventions for self-harm among university students. In particular, I am investigating whether a smartphone application could be an acceptable and effective option. Research interests: Help-seeking for self-harm Digital interventions How… Continue reading Bethany Cliffe

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Aneta Žárská

Institution: City University, London, England. Supervisory team: Professor Rose McCabe, Dr Kirsten Barnicot, Dr Mary Lavelle. Position: PhD student. Current research: I am interested in understanding how people respond to traumatic experiences and the relationship between trauma and suicidality/self-harm. My PhD research focuses on trauma-informed care in the emergency department for people who attend following a… Continue reading Aneta Žárská