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Name: Mary-Elaine McCavert 

Research Theme: Maternal & Child Health

Research Title: Sleep Disturbances In Children Who Have Cerebral Palsy.

Research Interests: Psychology, mental health, adverse experiences and childhood disability.

Supervisors: Dr. Claire Kerr and Dr. Oliver Perra


ResearchGate Profile: N/A

Personal Bio:


Project Summary:

My PhD aims to examine the prevalence, impact and current management of sleep disturbances in children who have Cerebral Palsy within Northern Ireland.

My Perfect PhD Day

A day when that tricky topic clicks into place and then you walk into the tea room and there are sandwiches.



Other Activites


When I’m not PhDing…

I’m either feeding my adaptive sports addiction or I’m surrounded by animals and music. 


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