Mary Webster | Doctoral Trainee

Mary Webster

Mary Webster studied her BSc in Psychology and MSc in Applied Psychology in Mental Health at the Magee campus of The University of Ulster. She moved to Newcastle in 2012 to take up a research assistant post with Open LabĀ at Newcastle University.
Mary began working towards her PhD in September 2012 and splits her time between the Institute of Health and Society and Computing Science. She is currently exploring the development and evaluation of a peer support system for children and young people with Type 1 Diabetes.
Other work includes the development of a toolkit to empathically engage university staff in improving the experiences of disabled postgraduate students.

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Associated Projects

  • The Development and Evaluation of a Peer Support System for Children and Young People with Type 1 Diabetes
    Diabetes is one of the most prevalent non-communicable diseases in the world today and numbers of affected individuals in the UK are predicted to rise, raising concerns not only for the health of the nation but also the capability of a healthcare syste...
    August 30, 2011
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