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Durham University

School of Education

Staff Profile

Mr Michael Priestley

Research student in the School of Education

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Michael’s research interests include the political epidemiology of student mental health and wellbeing. In particular, his research explores how higher education policies impact on student wellbeing.

  • ESRC-funded.
  • Student Research Team and Advisory Member for the Student Mental Health Research Network (SMaRteN)
  • Researcher for the University Mental Health Charter.
  • Student member on the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust Advisory Board.
  • Postgraduate Associate of the Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing.
  • Editor of the Student Minds Blog.

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