Dr Clare Harley

Dr Clare Harley


I am currently the Director of Postgraduate Research Studies for the School of Healthcare.


  • Director of Postgraduate Research Studies

Research interests

My research explores the psychological and social experiences of people living with long-term and life-limiting conditions. One strand of her research focuses on the experiences and support needs of people living with advanced incurable cancer. A second strand of research focuses on the development, validation, and implementation of Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) in routine clinical practice.


  • PhD Ageing and Posture Control
  • BSc Hons Psychology

Student education

I lecture in the School of Healthcare, with a focus on post-graduate research methods training and supervision. 

<h4>Postgraduate research opportunities</h4> <p>We welcome enquiries from motivated and qualified applicants from all around the world who are interested in PhD study. Our <a href="https://medicinehealth.leeds.ac.uk/research-opportunities">research opportunities</a> allow you to search for projects and scholarships.</p>