Professional Activities

Astrid has a first class degree in MSc Health Psychology from the University of Surrey, and also holds a degree in BA (Hons) Philosophy from the University of London (Heythrop College). She is currently in the final stages of her PhD with the Norwich Medical School, funded by the University of East Anglia. Her research is linked to the PERFECTED project at UEA, an NIHR funded research programme to design an Enhanced Recovery Pathway for hip fracture patients with dementia. Astrid's thesis is titled "Improving the Implementation of Enhanced Recovery Pathways through Realist Evaluation".

Astrid is an Associate Tutor within the School of Psychology, teaching on the BA (Hons) Psychology undergraduate degree course. She has taught on the modules for Applied Psychology, Clinical Health Psychology, and Research Design & Application (Qualitative Research Methods).

Astrid has also been part of collaborative research projects at UEA, exploring student retention and attainment in higher education.

Astrid is an active graduate member of the British Psychological Society, including the Division of Health Psychology (previously acting as their Public Engagement officer) and the Qualitative Methods in Psychology section. She has also previously worked in community cancer care and in Child and Adolescent Mental Health.

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