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Rebecca Sheridan
Research Fellow



Rebecca joined the Epidemiology and Cancer Statistics Group in 2018 and works as a mixed methods researcher within the group. Her current work focuses on the experiences of patients living with haematological malignancies. Prior to this, Rebecca worked in the Health Services and Policy Group on projects related to patient engagement with healthcare and clinical trials. She has experience working with both children and adults, and has a keen interest in Patient and Public Involvement (PPI), having been the PPI lead on two previous research projects.


Rebecca’s background is in Psychology and she holds an MSc and PhD in this field from the University of Leeds.

Departmental roles

  • Member, Departmental Research Impact Group

  • Previously a member of the Contract Research Forum


External activities

Editorial duties

Reviewer for:

  • BMJ Open
  • BMC Palliative Care
  • Cancer Epidemiology

Invited talks and conferences

  • The Annual Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Conference: Preferred and actual place of death in patients with haematological malignancies. Poster presentation (London, October 2019)

  • National Cancer Research Institute Cancer Conference: What predicts patient non-attendance at urgent referral appointments for suspected cancer? Poster presentation (Liverpool, Nov 2017)

  • UK Clinical Research Facilities Conference: Changing the way children, adolescents and their families are informed about clinical research through novel multimedia resources. Poster presentation (Glasgow, July 2017)

  • Kinesiology Department Seminar: The impact of motor skills on mathematical achievement at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2014

Rebecca Sherridan

Contact details

Dr Rebecca Sheridan
Research Fellow

Tel: 01904 32(1079)


Full publications list

Rebecca Sheridan's publications