Olly works as a research assistant on the ESRC-funded ‘Supporting Parents And Kids Through Lockdown Experiences (SPARKLE)’ trial. She is based at University of Oxford, working collaboratively with the ExPAND group and the ‘Co-SPACE: Supporting Parents, Adolescents and Children During Epidemics’ team. Co-SPACE is a UKRI-funded cohort study tracking changes in families’ mental health 2020 onwards.
Olly is currently completing her PhD investigating the impact of speech as an emotion regulation strategy following negative social events at Keele University. She was awarded an MSc in Language Sciences (specialism in Neuroscience and Communication) at UCL, and a BSc in Psychology with Japanese from the University of Central Lancashire.
Olly is a Reproducible Research Oxford Fellow. Through this role she advises colleagues across University of Oxford on best open science practices and facilitates training in scientific integrity. She is the co-founder and chair of the Consortium for Research About Profanity, an international research group which aims to understand how profanity functions in minds, between people, and across societies. She is also the UK representative on the Society for Affective Science’s Student Committee.
- Emotion regulation in the daily lives of non-clinical adult populations
- Emotion expression within dyadic social interactions
- The implementation of digital and non-digital interventions to support child and adolescent wellbeing
- Open Science, particularly measurement validation and embedding rigorous science into undergraduate and postgraduate curricula
- The implementation of decolonial research methods in affective science