Ms Natalie Williams

PhD student (Severe-to-profound hearing loss)

Natalie started her PhD in October 2014. Her research focuses on evaluating the use of acoustic simulations in generating descriptions of the health related quality of life of patients with hearing loss for the purposes of conducting health economic evaluations.

She studied at Nottingham Trent University graduating in 2012 with an Upper Second class B.Sc (Hons) degree in Psychology and again in 2014 with a Commendation in M.Sc Psychological Wellbeing & Mental Health.

Expertise summary

Natalie has experience with quantitative research methods from her undergraduate degree and qualitative research methods from her postgraduate degree. During her Master’s degree Natalie worked as a Support Worker and Health Care Assistant in various environments to gain first hand clinical experience of primary health care.

Natalie is interested in the translation of research from the theoretical stage to application in Primary Healthcare settings, Health State Assessment methods, Well-being research and Mental Health research- particularly quality of life research and the etiology and treatments of Stress and Depression.