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Research assistant, University of Oxford

Olly Robertson is a doctoral researcher in Psychology at Keele University, and a research assistant at the University of Oxford.

For her doctoral work, Olly researches the psychobiology of how speech regulates our emotions in response to everyday situations. At the University of Oxford, she is researching how to best support children to manage their anxiety.

Olly earned her MSc in Language Sciences (specialism in Neuroscience and Language) at University College London in 2016, where her work focused on communication interventions for individuals with acquired brain injury. Her undergraduate degree in Psychology with Japanese was awarded in 2014 from the University of Central Lancashire. She has previously worked as a visiting scholar at Tilburg University in the Netherlands.


  • 2019–present
    Research assistant, University of Oxford
  • 2016–present
    Doctoral Researcher, Keele University
  • 2018–2018
    Visiting Scholar, Tilburg University


  • 2016 
    University College London, MSc in Language Sciences (Specialism in Neuroscience and Communication)
  • 2014 
    University of Central Lancashire, BSc (Hons) in Psychology with Japanese

Professional Memberships

  • British Psychological Society