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 Elizabeth Parry

Elizabeth Parry

Associate Research Fellow

 Washington Singer 148


Washington Singer Laboratories, University of Exeter, Perry Road, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter, EX4 4QG, UK


Elizabeth is currently working with Dr. Psychogiou on various projects looking at Father’s wellbeing, their parenting and child development.

Broad research specialisms:

Fathers, emotional and behavioural development in children and young people, social care, engagement in education.


BA (Hons) Psychology and Physiology, University of Oxford,
MSc Child Development, Institute of Education, London,
Introduction to Systemic Therapy.


Elizabeth joined the Mood Disorders Centre in 2010 from York University.  There she had been working on an evaluation of a specialist type of foster care for hard to place young people. Prior to that she had worked with young people in schools on improving their behavior and engagement in education.

She has also carried out research at University College London looking at memory, reasoning and social functioning in adults with Tourette Syndrome and she has delivered family interventions with families of adults with serious mental health difficulties.

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Research interests

Father’s wellbeing, their parenting and their child’s development.

Research projects

Fathers in Focus – Does depression in fathers predict father-child interactions and emotional and behavioural functioning in preschool children?


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