Ms Natasha Burnley
PhD student (Mild to moderate hearing loss)
Natasha joined us in October 2017 to begin her PhD in mental health and hearing loss within the Mild to Moderate Hearing Loss team. Prior to joining us, Natasha had been working as a Research Assistant at the Centre for Dementia Research based at Leeds Beckett University working on two nationwide dementia studies. Whilst in this role Natasha developed a strong passion for a continued career in research. Natasha completed her BSc in Psychology, graduating from Nottingham Trent University in 2014 and continued on to complete her MSc in Rehabilitation Psychology at the University of Nottingham, graduating in 2015.
Natasha has experience in both qualitative and quantitative research methods from her time at University and RA work. She has experience in conducting research with older people in a variety of settings including care homes, hospital wards and inviting participants to the university. As well as research with older people, Natasha also has experience in conducting research with their family members, care givers and medical staff members. In addition to her research experience, Natasha has experience in providing practical support for older people living with dementia and/or mental health concerns during her time working for AgeUK in Leeds