Olivia Rogerson

Research Fellow

Email: psolpr@leeds.ac.uk
Twitter: @oliviarogerson


Olivia Rogerson is a Research Fellow within the NIHR Yorkshire and Humber Patient Safety Translational Research Centre based at Bradford Institute for Health Research.

Olivia graduated from the University of York with an Integrated Masters in Psychology (MPsych) in 2018. Olivia then went on to complete an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded Masters (MA) in Social Research at the University of Leeds (2019). She is currently completing her PhD, also funded by the ESRC, which seeks to understand the mechanisms linking childhood trauma, stress and suicide using a variety of quantitative methodologies. During her PhD she was awarded the ESRC Company Internship Scheme which allowed her to work for Samaritans whereby she worked to integrate suicide research into public policy.

Research Interests

Olivia has a general interest in childhood trauma and suicide. Specifically focussing on the risk and protective factors for suicide, public policies for suicide prevention, interventions for suicidal behaviour applied to public health systems and she has an interest in research methods.