Team Dr Jane Blackwell

Jane’s background is in Developmental Psychology. She gained her BSc (Hons) in Psychology from The University of Sheffield in 2013 and her MSc in Development, Disorders and Clinical Practice from The University of York in 2014. She then completed her PhD in Psychology at the University of Leeds from 2014-2018. Jane’s research investigated the relationship between sleep, physical activity, cognitive function and psychosocial well-being in children with narcolepsy. Following this, Jane conducted a longitudinal follow up study of the children with narcolepsy (who participated in her doctoral research) funded by a Wellcome Trust ISSF Early Career Fellowship, before joining the COMIC team in January 2019.