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Personal Statement

Nicola joined Strathclyde in October 2017 having previously worked as a consultant clinical psychologist in the NHS. She has over 15 years NHS experience working as a practitioner psychologist in mental health services. She completed a Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (D.Clin.Psy) at the University of Edinburgh. Prior to this she completed a PhD in Psychology and Social Policy and Social Work and MA (Hons) Psychology at the University of Glasgow.Her research interests are in the areas of mental health, wellbeing, resilience, recovery and citizenship in applied health and social contexts. She is involved with research adopting community participatory research methods. She has an interest in issues concerning transitions from military to civilian life for veterans and their families. Finally, she is interested in the uses of technology in health and well-being interventions.



Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Clinical Psychology, University of Edinburgh

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Glasgow

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Projects 2018 2020

Research Output 1999 2019

Mental Health

Overcoming the challenges and complexities of researching a vulnerable population within a palliative care context

Nabi, N., Tweats, K., Logan, K., Moore, S., McMurdo, A., Vani, S., Cogan, N. & Fleming, L., 1 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vulnerable Populations
Palliative Care
Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders
Cognitive Therapy


Strathclyde Teaching Excellence Awards 2018

Nicola Cogan (Recipient), 16 May 2018

Prize: Other distinction

Activities 2018 2019

  • 2 Invited talk
  • 1 Types of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

Why citizenship?

Gillian MacIntyre (Speaker), Nicola Cogan (Speaker), Kirsten Maclean (Speaker)
15 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Hospital gowns leave patients feeling open and vulnerable – their time is up

Liza Morton (Contributor), Nicola Cogan (Contributor), Georgiadis Emmanouil (Contributor)
8 Jan 2019

Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation