Students

Jessica Brennan (BA, MA) is a PhD student with a research focus on exploring the developmental trajectory of the caregiving behavioural system through pregnancy and the first year of motherhood.  

Laura Cook (BA, MA, MA) is a PhD student in the School of Social Work. She is working on her thesis entitled: 'Encounters with the family in child protection practice: social workers' reflections on the home visit'. Laura's interests include practitioner reflection in child protection social work and psychodynamic interpretations of professional and organisational behaviour.  

Kelly Giannakou (BSc, MSc) is a PhD student currently working on her thesis entitled "Couples' Negotiation of Childcare in Light of Fathers' Increased Entitlements to Paternity Leave and Flexible Working."

Jane Hernon is a PhD student in the School of Social Work.

Greg Howard (MSc) is a PhD student in the School of Psychology.

Vicki McDermott (BA, MA) is a PhD student currently working on her thesis entitled "Understanding young people's experiences and views of partner violence in teenage intimate relationships."

Andrew Sach (BSc, MSc, MA) is a PhD student currently working on her thesis entitled "How Looked After Children Use Social Networking Sites to Stay in Contact with Friends, Family and Carers."

Jinnie Ooi Ying Sze (BSc, MSc) is a PhD student interested in children's emotional wellbeing. Her research focuses on shared cognition and the transfer of interpretation bias within close relationships.

Alexia Zinonos (BA, MA) is a PhD student currently working on her thesis entitled "Migration and Community Formation: Narratives of Three Generations of Women Living in A Greek Diaspora Community."