University of Reading MSc Research Projects

University of Reading MSc students have the opportunity to get involved in one of the many different research projects currently ongoing within the AnDY clinic. The projects which are available to get involved in change each year, but will always be investigating some aspect of child or adolescent mental health.

Please see below for some examples of previously undertaken research projects:

Elizabeth Hernandez:

Whilst studying for my MSc in Development and Psychopathology in 2015-2016, I conducted a research project under the supervision of Dr. Polly Waite and Dr. Brynjar Halldorsson investigating the cognitions and behaviour associated with social anxiety in a non-clinical sample of children aged 6-12 years. Aside from reviewing the literature and the statistical analysis, a major part of my project was participant recruitment… Read More

Katy Smart:

My research project within the AnDY clinic was one of the highlights of doing my MSc at the University of Reading. I felt extremely supported throughout and would, without a doubt, encourage anyone interested to apply to complete their project here. I was able to gain invaluable experience that not only complemented my Masters but also provided me with skills I will take… Read More

Rachel Evans:

For my MSc project, I conducted an evaluation of a group format of parent-delivered, therapist-supported cognitive behavioural therapy for child anxiety as delivered in routine clinical practice. I was fortunate to be supervised by both Dr Claire Hill and Prof Cathy Creswell. The planning and data collection involved a series of phases. I liaised with clinicians from four NHS Trusts to invite them… Read More