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Research Profile

Mrs Lauren
McAllister

Senior Lecturer in Children, Young People and Communities

  • Lauren studied BSc Psychology at the University of Northampton. She then went on to complete the MSc CAMH course, graduating with a distinction. Lauren completed her PhD in 2020 at the University of Stirling. Lauren has taught at the University since 2011, and has worked on various research projects with charities and Northamptonshire Police. Before working at the University, Lauren supported children and young people with disabilities and learning differences/difficulties.

  • Lauren is the Programme Lead for the MSc in Child and Adolescent Mental Health, subsequently, she teaches at postgraduate level on MSc CAMH, but also research methods.

  • Laurens published work has been within the Military and the Fire Service, where she has explored how members of the Military/Fire Service make sense of emotion and feeling within their roles. Lauren, along with her colleagues Luke Ward and Lauren Young, has recently been involved in a project exploring the felt sense of safety within the classroom. Lauren has varied interests, and since the completion of her PhD, has been involved in projects using participatory/creative methods with children and young people, and has a personal interest in ASD/Autism.

  • For publications, projects, datasets, research interests and activities, view Lauren McAllister’s research profile on Pure, the University of Northampton’s Research Explorer.