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University of Exeter Medical School

 Eleanor Bryant

Eleanor Bryant

Graduate Research Associate

 South Cloisters 


South Cloisters, University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK


El is a recent graduate of the University of Exeter, with a BSc in Neuroscience with a Professional Training Year. She has a background of interest in neurodevelopmental disorders and education, and in the third year of her four year degree completed a Professional Training Year supervised by Dr Abby Russell within the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Research Collaboration (ChYMe) at the University of Exeter Medical School.

El currently works on the INTEGRATED project - Integrated Parenting Support and Financial Wellbeing Support. This is a programme development grant which is investigating how these two types of support are provided to families in Family Hubs across the country, to reveal how we can best implement this in the future.

She has previosly been involved with several projects, including the 5-year Tools for Schools project, contributing to the production of a toolkit of behavioural strategies that teachers can use to help in teaching their students with ADHD. She has also worked on to a range of other projects within ChYMe, organising public engagement events, screening and writing systematic reviews, completing child observations in schools, conducting qualitative interviews, holding patient and public involvement and engagement meetings, and project administration.

El also orgainses a monthly seminar series for the Children and Young People's Network at Exeter, with speakers such as Prof. Cathy Creswell and Prof. Sir Al Aynsley-Green Kt.


BSc Neuroscience with a Professional Training Year

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Research projects


  • INTEGRATED - Integrated Parenting Support and Financial Wellbeing Support


  • ADHD Family Fun Day
  • Tools for Schools
  • Pop-up shop of Science and Culture goes Inclusive
  • Exeter Sensory Map for the British Science Festival

Research networks

Children and Young People's Wellbeing @ Exeter Network

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Journal articles

Russell A, Gudka B, Berry V, Bjornstad G, Bryant E, Kelman C (2023). Parent-carer experiences using a peer support network: a qualitative study. BMC Public Health
Newlove‐Delgado T, Russell AE, Mathews F, Cross L, Bryant E, Gudka R, Ukoumunne OC, Ford TJ (2022). Annual Research Review: the impact of Covid‐19 on psychopathology in children and young people worldwide: systematic review of studies with pre‐ and within‐pandemic data. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 64(4), 611-640. Abstract.

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