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Bella Magner-Parsons (nee Magner )

Postgraduate Research Student

 Washington Singer 


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


I am a third year part-time PhD student in Psychology, at the University of Exeter, working under the supervision of Dr Lee Hogarth and Professor Huw Williams. My research aims to explore risk and protective pathways into non-suicidal self-injury, including exploring brief interventions. Alongside my PhD, I work privately as an academic mentor, and for the University of Exeter as a Postgraduate Teaching Associate (PTA). 


BSc Psychology, University of Exeter (First Class)

MSc Psychological Research Methods, University of Exeter (Distinction; Deans Commendation)

Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA) 

ASPIRE Fellow (University of Exeter)



Research interests

  • Non-Suicidal Self-Injury 
  • Addictive Behaviour 

Research projects

Shuai, R., Magner-Parsons, B., & Hogarth, L. (2023). Drinking to Cope is Uniquely Associated with Less Specific and Bleaker Future Goal Generation in Young Hazardous Drinkers. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment45(2), 403-414.

Dodds, C. M., Magner, B., Cooper, E., Chesterman, T., & Findlay, S. (2019). Effects of working memory on naturally occurring cravings. Behaviour Research and Therapy122, 103465.


Supervision / Group

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