Currently: Doctoral Researcher in Health Sciences
Highest qualification: Masters (MSc, MPhil)
Hi! Thank you for visiting my page. My name is Farah Elahi and I'm a full time Research Programme Manager in the NHS. I am currently working on a research programme, which aims to develop a personalised intervention to manage aggression in those with learning disabilities. I am also a final year part time PhD student at the University of Warwick (2016-2021).
I have a background in Psychology (BSc Philosophy and Psychology) and have specialist training in research methods (MSc Psychological Research Methods & PGCert Social Science Research). I have significant experience in research, lecturing, clinical work, presenting my research and public engagement. I have a strong passion for presenting my research to various audiences: to date, my research has been presented 19 national & international conferences.
Below is further information on my experience:
Jan 2020 - April 2020: Behavioural Insights Intern, Public Health England.
Sept 2019 - June 2020: Research Associate (freelance), Cumberland Lodge
April 2019 - July 2019: Associate Lecturer, Birkbeck, University of London
Oct 2018 -March 2019: Writing Mentor, University of Warwick
March 2018 - Oct 2018: Research Associate (Honorary), University of Warwick
Research Project: Virtual Reality as a Method of Delivering Social Cognitive Therapy in Early Psychosis (VEEP). Funded by MQ: Transforming Mental Health
March 2018 - Nov 2019: Seminar Tutor, University of Warwick
Introduction to systematic review training for postgraduate students
Nov 2017 - May 2019: Postgraduate Taught Visiting Lecturer, University of Warwick
April 2017 -Sept 2017: Research Assistant, University of Warwick
Research Project: Cerebra 1000 Families Study
Feb 2017 - Dec 2019: Case Based Learning Facilitator, University of Warwick
MB ChB Medicine: Years 1, 2 and 3
Dec 2015 - Sept 2016: Research Assistant (Honorary), Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families
Sept 2015 - Sept 2016: Assistant Psychologist, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey NHS Trust
Jan 2015 - July 2015: Research Intern, University of Sheffield
June 2014 -Sept 2014: Research and Programme Intern, Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families