Institute of Health & Society

Staff Profile

Laura Cutler

Research Assistant

Background

Background

After graduating from Lancaster University in 2011, I completed a Masters at Surrey University. I started working at Newcastle University as a research assistant in August 2012 on a study looking at how parents can be helped to recognise overweight in their children'.  I am currently completing a PhD which is linked to the study and will investigate parental perceptions of child weight status and parental reports of child Health-Related Quality of Life.


Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Psychology, Lancaster University

MSc Research Methods in Psychology, University of Surrey

Research

Research Interests

My research interests include parental influences on children's diet and childhood overweight.  I am currently working as a research assistant on the study 'How can parents be helped to recognise overweight in their children' and completing a PhD which will investigate parental perceptions of child weight status and parental reports of child Health-Related Quality of Life.

Publications