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Scholarly biography

Jenny is a Research Officer in the Centre for Learning & Teaching's (CLT) Student Academic Success & Partnership team, primarily working on the Changing Mindsets project. Changing Mindsets is an OfS-funded multi-partner project, informed by social-psychological and sociological theory and research, which aims to deliver institutional-level change that improves HE outcomes for under-represented students.

As well as her work in the CLT, Jenny teaches research methods in the School of Applied Social Science, where she also leads the R staff development workshops and supervises the PASS (Peer Assisted Support Sessions) scheme. 

Jenny joined the CLT in July 2017, having graduated with a first-class BA (Hons) Applied Psychology and Sociology degree from the School of Applied Social Science. During her BA, Jenny was awarded the University of Brighton’s Merit Scholarship in both her first and second year and won a BPS Undergraduate Research Assistantship during her second year. At graduation, Jenny was presented with the BPS Undergraduate Prize, the Hamilton-Cramp Prize, and a Governor’s Prize.

Jenny went on to complete an MRes in Psychological Methods at the University of Sussex on a Chancellor’s Master’s Scholarship. She graduated with a high distinction and the MRes Psychological Methods prize in January 2019.

In 2018-19, Jenny completed the PGCert in Learning & Teaching in HE with distinction and became a HEA Fellow.

Research interests

Jenny's research & scholarly interests include:

  • Statistics education
  • Quantitative psychology
  • Meta psychology & open science
  • Motivation, learning behaviours, and academic outcomes in HE
  • Under-represented / non-traditional students in HE
  • Student mental health & wellbeing in HE

Education/Academic qualification

Master, University of Sussex


Bachelor, University of Brighton


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Research Output 2018 2019

Peer support groups for parent-carers of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: The importance of solidarity-as-care

Klein, O., Walker, C., Aumann, K., Anjos, K. & Terry, J., 8 Apr 2019, In : Disability & society.

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Self-Help Groups
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Open Access
health service