PhD student by day, blogger by night. I am a PhD student of Mental Health at the University of Manchester, doing research on dementia in South Asians and improving their access to memory services. I like science writing houseplants, escape rooms, and blogging about my journey to become a psychologist. Read more…

Event:Dementia doesn’t discriminate but addressing it does” – speaking at the ‘Remember Remember Alzheimer’s and Dementia‘ segment of Pint of Science, UK at Didsbury Sports Ground, Manchester on Tuesday, 21st May 2019 (Tickets available now: £4)

“After doing hands on research I want to keep my foot in that door. Seeing research psychologists who also practice clinically, who have not cut parts of who they are to fit a job but who have shaped careers to fit themselves, has shown me I can do the same” 

Almost There: Dementia, South Asians and the PhD Journey” – A blogpost for ECRAG – Early Career Research Academic Group Blog, a University of Birmingham academic researcher’s blog

“Ironically, while many researchers pride themselves on being part of an international workforce, scientists can feel uncomfortable discussing race, and this can lead to the perpetuation of involuntary ignorance of the issues”

Workforce Diversity: Let’s talk about race”Contributing author for a blogpost with the Medical Research Council for eLife Community

Latest Media

What are cognitive tests, how do they detect dementia, and why don’t they work equally well for all ethnicities?

#AgeingBites, Ageing Bites

How can you be there for someone experiencing mental health difficulties like anxiety or depression- the do’s and don’ts!- with The Igloo Club.


What three trainees from the University of Manchester clinical psychology doctorate programme had to say at my local Assistant Psychologist’s group about getting on to the degree, their experiences thus far and their recommendations for the future…

Inside the DClinPsy: Snippets from an Assistant Psychologist’s Group” – 27th August, 2018