Shaista Meer


From  April 2008 – July 2015 worked as a Research Fellow at Leeds Institute of Health Sciences on a variety of studies ranging from maternal mental health, depression in Muslim communites and sub-threshold depression in older adults.

Currently investigating self-perception of emotion in individuals with non-epileptic seizures as a Post Graduate Researcher (PhD).


Research interests

I am currently recruiting to a study investigating how people with and without functional seizures detect and process emotion.

If you are interested in learning more you can access the study information by clicking on the links below:

Study information sheet and consent form participants with functional seizures: 

Study information and consent form for participants who do not experience seizures: 

Please do get in touch if you have any questions or are interested in taking part. I can be contacted at



  • PG Dip Health Research
  • BSc (Hons) PsychoSocial Interventions
  • BA (Hons) Psychology with Media