Maria Traill is a psychology research associate (PRA) working with the Research and Evaluation Unit. Maria completed an Honours degree in psychology in 2003 and then worked as a psychology assistant in a variety of NHS settings. During this time she undertook research in physical health, adult mental health and in an adolescent mental health & forensic unit. Maria is currently undertaking a Masters degree in Research Methods through the Open University. She started with the unit in October 2006.
Dr Cara Osborne is also a PRA with the Unit. She completed an Honours degree in Psychology in 2002, an MSc in Research Methods in Psychology in 2004 and a PhD in Psychology at the University of Southampton in 2008, focusing on facial recognition. She started with the Unit in October 2007.
Dr Amy Warhurst is also a PRA. She completed an Honours degree in Psychology in 2004, and a PhD in Psychology at the University of Hull in 2009. Her PhD research focused on dyslexia and other reading problems, and the reading strategies adopted by poor readers. She started with the unit in September 2008.