Nicola Yeo is a PhD student at the University of Exeter Medical School. Her wide-ranging research interests include the studying impact of natural environments on human health and wellbeing, with particular focus on mental health and socioeconomic inequalities.
After gaining her BSc in Biomedical Science at UWE Bristol in 2014, Nicky joined the University of Exeter Medical School, where she completed an MSc in Environment and Human Health. Her Master’s thesis examined personal and environmental factors which influence symptom severity and likelihood of attack episodes in Ménière’s Disease.
Nicky’s wide-ranging research interests include studying the salutogenic effects of nature on human health and wellbeing, with particular foci on coastal environments, mental health and socioeconomic inequalities. Away from work, she will usually be found surfing, kayaking, or walking along the Cornish coast.
2014: BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science (1st class)
2016: MSc Environment and Human Health (distinction)