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Rachel is a Research Associate within the Manchester Centre of Health Psychology, working across the SuMMiT-D and MyPeBS projects.

SuMMiT-D is a NIHR funded collaborative project between the University of Manchester and Oxford University, which aims to develop a text messaging service to support medication adherence in people with Type 2 diabetes. The MyPeBS trial compares a personalised risk-based screening strategy (based on the individual women’s risk of developing breast cancer) to standard screening among 85,000 women aged 40 to 70 in six European countries.

Before working at the University of Manchester, Rachel completed her PhD in 2021, in Exercise Psychology (sport and older adult behaviour change).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Walking football initiation and maintenance in older adults: A mixed-methods investigation, Sheffield Hallam University

Oct 2017Jul 2021

Award Date: 6 Jul 2021

Master in Science, Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sheffield Hallam University

Sep 2016Jul 2017

Award Date: 16 Nov 2017

Bachelor of Science, Psychology, The University of Reading

Oct 2010Jul 2013

Award Date: 4 Jul 2013

External positions

Casual Research Associate, Sheffield Hallam University

1 Jan 202023 Dec 2020

PhD Candidate, Sheffield Hallam University

1 Oct 20176 Jul 2021

Areas of expertise

  • BF Psychology
  • Behaviour change
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Survey research
  • Exercise psychology
  • Health Psychology


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