Laura Havers

PhD student

Supervisors

Professor Angelica Ronald

Dr Emma Meaburn

Research

My PhD will focus on the genetic and environmental influences on psychotic experiences and negative symptoms (PENS) across the lifespan in the general population. I will use a range of phenotypic and behavioural genetic methods, with a keen focus on modelling longitudinal data using structural equation modelling.

Funding

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1+3 studentship

Enhanced funding for Advanced Quantitative Methods

Training

PhD Psychology with Genetics – Birkbeck, University of London (2017-present)

MSc (distinction) Psychological Research Methods – Birkbeck, University of London (2015-2016)

BSc (first class honours) Psychology – Birkbeck, University of London (2010-2014)

Publications

Havers, L., Taylor, M. J., & Ronald, A. (2019). Genetic and environmental influences on the stability of psychotic experiences and negative symptoms in adolescence. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry60(7), 784–792. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.13045

Contact

Email: lhaver01@mail.bbk.ac.uk

Twitter: @HaversLaura