Emily Hayward

Emily is a Research Assistant with a strong interest in developmental psychology and psychopathology.  She completed her BSc (Hons) Psychology at York St John University. Before graduating, Emily was selected through the Students as Researchers Summer Scheme to work on the Adults with Learning Disabilities in Austerity (ALDA) Study.

Emily also worked as an Assistant Psychologist at The Retreat and supported the development of a system to record clinical outcome measures and research governance. Emily completed a Research Internship at the Wolfson Centre for Child Development and Family Research and worked on an ESRC-funded RCT promoting the use of technology in improving wellbeing and the quality of infant-mother interaction.

During her time at COMIC Emily has worked on the Diagnostic Instruments for Autism in Deaf Children Study (DIADS). Emily currently supports research activity on the Alleviating Specific Phobias Experienced by Children Trial (ASPECT).