Project Team

Project Team

Have any questions or comments? Please contact either the Project Leader or Project Coordinator using one of the methods below.

Dr Anesa Hosein

Anesa is a Senior Lecturer in Higher Education at the University of Surrey. She is the Principal Investigator and Project Leader of the research. She has a strong quantitative research methods background and has led several higher education projects. She has previously published high impact research from the LSYPE on life outcomes (e.g. evidence used in Canadian funding policy).

Dr Kieran Balloo

Kieran is a Research Fellow at the University of Surrey. He is a Co-Investigator and the Project Coordinator of the research. His research primarily focuses on educational transitions and the student experience. He has a strong quantitative research methods background having taught and published in these methods in the disciplines of psychology and higher education.

Professor Cecilia Essau

Cecilia is a Professor of Developmental Psychopathology at the University of Roehampton and a Co-Investigator on the project. She is a leading expert in the psychopathology of adolescents. She has delivered high impact outreach programmes (e.g. Super Skills for Life) and has led various international research projects and analysed large longitudinal data sets.

Dr Nicola Byrom

Nicola is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at King’s College London and a Co-Investigator on the project. She is an expert on UK student mental health and founded the charity Student Minds. She currently leads the UKRI-funded Student Mental Health Research Network (SMaRteN).