Resilience through lockdown - student experiences
Some of our students spoke to us about their experience of working through a PhD during the COVID-19 pandemic
- Video: Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research - Our pandemic experience at the Centre
- Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research - Our pandemic experience at the Centre
We spoke to some of our students about their experience of working through a PhD during the COVID-19 pandemic.
See their full videos and read their interviews.
Bohee Lee joined the Centre in January 2020, is in her second year and is based at the University of Edinburgh. She has a background in clinical pharmacy and her PhD study is examining the effectiveness of oral corticosteroids for preschool wheezing.
Jasmine Hine is a first year PhD student, joining the Centre in January 2021. She’s based at Imperial College London and her study is investigating reminders and incentives to improve medication adherence in adolescents with asthma.
Imogen Skene joined the Centre in April 2020, is in her second year and is based at Queen Mary University of London. She has a background in emergency and clinical research nursing, and her PhD study focuses on understanding the health beliefs and behaviours of people with asthma who attend emergency departments. She also wants to discover their attitudes to switching to Maintenance and Reliever Therapy (MART) inhalers.
Grace Lewis is in her second year of her PhD and is based at the University of Leeds. She joined the Centre in October 2019 and comes from a background in allied health and public health. In her PhD, she wants to understand children’s and young peoples’ behaviours around avoiding indoor environmental asthma triggers.
Find out about how the Centre is training the next generation of leaders in applied asthma research.