Faculty Members
Lab associates




















 
 

 

Researchers and PhD Students

   

Dr Reem (Eema) Al-Jawahiri


Current project: The impact of impaired neurogenesis on cognition, behaviour and brain activity

Principle Investigator: Dr Megan Freeth
Co-Investigators: Dr Alisdair McNeill & Prof Elizabeth Milne

PhD, The University of Sheffeld; MA in Cognitive Studies, University of Sheffield; BA in Marketing Communications, American University in Dubai

Funding: The Baily Thomas Charitible Fund

Suzy Crowson

Current project: "Improving post-diagnostic support for autistic adults"

Supervisors: Dr Megan Freeth & Dr Daniel Poole

Research Associate 

Funding: HEIF via UKRI & NIHR PPI 

 

Dr Adam Dede

Current project: "How we overcome stress: cataloging the emotional and cognitive interactions that support resilience"

Mentor: Prof Elizabeth Milne

PhD, University of California at San Diego 

 

 

 

Harriet Smith

Current project: "Sensory profiles in genetic syndromes associated with autism"

Principle Investigator: Dr Megan Freeth
Co-Investigators: Dr Chloe Lane & Prof Elizabeth Milne

PhD, The University of Nottingham (pending corrections). BSc in Neuroscience, The University of Leeds. 

Funding: The Children's Hopspital Charity, Sheffield

 

 

Charlotte Grahame

1st supervisor: Dr Megan Freeth
2nd supervisor: Prof Andrew Thompson

DClinPsy project: "Lived experiences of pregnancy in autistic women: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis"

 

Mres in Clinical Psychology, The University of Hertfordshire; BSc Psychology, University of Portsmouth

 

 

Aikaterini Giannadou

1st supervisor Prof Elizabeth Milne
2nd supervisor Dr Andrea Samson
3rd supervisor Dr Megan Freeth

PhD title/topic “Trial-to-trial variability of cortical oscillation patterns in Autism Spectrum Conditions”

MScBrain Imaging and Cognitive Neuroscience, The University of Birmingham; MEd Autism, The University of Birmingham; BA Education, University of Aegean

Funding: Departmental teaching fellowship

 

Jiayi Chen


1st supervisor: Prof Elizabeth Milne
2nd supervisor: Dr Megan Freeth

PhD project: “Cultural differences in diagnosis of autism and camouflaging of autistic traits.”

MA, Psychology and Education, The University of Sheffield; BSc, Psychology, Northeast Normal University

Funding: Self-funded




Nazli Altin

1st supervisor: Dr Megan Freeth
2nd supervisor: Dr Danielle Matthews

PhD project: "In-group bias in the gaze cueing effect"

MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Sussex; BA in Psychology, Hacettepe University (Turkey) 

Funding: Turkish government

Dr Daniel Poole

Current project: "What you can't ignore: Examining distraction in autism"

Mentor: Prof Elizabeth Milne

PhD, The University of Manchester 

Funding: ESRC New Investigator Award

 

 



Holly Rowland

Current project: "Supporting Autistic People in Employment"

Supervisor: Dr Megan Freeth & Nick Pearson, Sheffield Occupational Health Advisory Service

Research Assistant 

Funding: Voluntary Action Sheffield & Sheffield CCG

Laura Smethurst

1st supervisor: Dr Megan Freeth
2nd supervisor: Prof Andrew Thompson

DClinPsy project: "Lived experiences of unemployed and underemployed Autistic adults: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis"

MSc Forensic Mental Health, Nottingham Trent University; BSc Psychology with Clinical and Health studies, Bangor University.

 

 

Wenyi Xiao

1st supervisor: Dr Myles Jones 
2nd supervisor: Prof Elizabeth Milne

PhD project: "Multiscale Entropy Measures of EEG Complexity in Autism Spectrum Conditions"

MA, Research Methods in Psychological Sciences, The University of Glasgow; BSc, Applied Psychology, Shenzhen University

Funding: Self-funded

 

 

Danielle Beaton

1st supervisor: Dr Fuschia Sirois 
2nd supervisor: Prof Elizabeth Milne

PhD project: "Exploring Self-Compassion and Well-being in adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder"

MA Social Research, The University of Sheffield; MSc Mental Health Research, The University of Nottingham; BSc Psychology with International Studies, The University of Nottingham/ The University of Adelaide.

Funding: ESRC White Rose DTP scholarship

 

Anton Martinez

1st supervisor: Prof Richard Bentall 
2nd supervisor: Prof Elizabeth Milne 
3rd supervisor: Dr Georgina Rowse

PhD project: "The role of explicit and implicit psychological processes in clinical and subslinical paranoia"

MSc (Res) Clinical Psychology, University of Groningen; Licentiate degree, Psychology, Unversity of Mendoza 

Funding: Unversity of Sheffield Faculty of Science scholarship

Louis Stokes

1st supervisor: Dr Alisdair McNeill 
2nd supervisor: Dr Megan Freeth

PhD project: "What is the impact of atypical neurogenesis on cognition, behaviour and brain activity?"

MSc Clinical Neuropsychiatry – The University of Birmingham; BSc Psychology – The University of Sheffield 

Funding: SiTRAN