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 emotional responses to recent life events in those with functional /non-epilpetic seizures.

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

Study information sheet:

Consent form:

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