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 Lab 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.