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Dr. Aradhna Kaushal
1-19 Torrington Place
Department of Behavioural Science and Health
London
WC1E 7HB
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Appointment
  • Research Associate
  • Behavioural Science and Health
  • Institute of Epidemiology & Health
  • Faculty of Pop Health Sciences
Biography

Aradhna Kaushal is a Research Associate in the Research Department of Behavioural Science and Health at UCL. She works in the Cancer Communication and Screening Group on projects for the Policy Research Unit in Cancer Awareness, Screening and Early Diagnosis. She has recently completed a PhD in Epidemiology and Public Health, and also holds an MSc in Psychiatric Research, and a BSc in Psychology and Neuroscience. Her research is primarily focused on promoting uptake cancer screening, understanding delays in presentation of cancer symptoms and interventions to increase cancer awareness. In her current role, she is testing interventions to increase uptake of bowel scope screening, and investigating how comorbid conditions may influence the interpretation of potential cancer symptoms and help-seeking from health professionals. She has previously worked on the recently developed cervical cancer screening information materials, testing interventions to increase breast cancer awareness, and observational studies on the nature and duration of symptoms for those diagnosed with cancer through emergency presentations.

Research Themes
Research Summary


Teaching Summary
Responsible for planning and running seminars & statistical sessions on the following courses:
  • MSc Data Science for Research in Health and Biomedicine
  • MSc and BSc Population Health
  • MSc Social Epidemiology
  • MSc Health Psychology
  • Bachelors in Arts and Science (BASC) Module: Science and Religion in the Global Community
Supervised 10 student dissertation projects for MSc Health Psychology, MSc Social Epidemiology and Population Health, and MSc Cancer.

Academic Background
2017   ATQ02 - Recognised by the HEA as an Associate Fellow University College London
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