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Merly McPhilbin

Research Assistant, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences



Merly is a research assistant and PhD student working on the NIHR funded Recovery Colleges Characterisation and Testing (RECOLLECT 2) research programme. Merly's first degree was a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from Bath Spa University. She has since obtained an MSc in Mental Health: Research and Practice from the University of Nottingham and has spent the past year and a half practicing as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner.

Expertise Summary

Merly started her PhD in October 2021 and plans to take a realist approach to exploring how goal planning works across Recovery Colleges and its associated outcomes for attending students. Her supervisors are Professor Mike Slade and Dr Fiona Ng.

School of Health Sciences

B236, Medical School
Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham, NG7 2HA

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