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Mary Seacole Research Centre postgraduate and research study options

We welcome postgraduate research study applications and we have a growing number of postgraduate research students. Please see our members page for details of research expertise.

We are interested to hear from prospective research students. Please contact Dr Nadia Svirydzenka at

Current research students

Rahaf Koja 
Mental health and resilience of Syrian refugees in the UK

Haleema Aslam 
Improving access and uptake of breast cancer screening and treatment services by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) citizens in Leicester City (funded PhD studentship by Hope Against Cancer

Rosemary Woods 
Aspects of Sub Vocal Phonation in People with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities

Alan Lo
A perceived impact of social prescribing on service user with mental health problems from diverse ethnic communities: a qualitative analysis

Naina Patel 
Conceptualisation of dementia in intergenerational multi-ethnic communities (funded PhD East Midlands CLAHRC)

Ntokozo Ncube 
Spirituality and mental health recovery

Ali Yildruim
The experience of recently qualified speech and language therapist about the inter-professional collaborative practice

Gaynor Ward 
Can people with learning disabilities report their own psychotic symptoms: A qualitative investigation