Lara Brittain

Pronouns: She/her
  • Doctoral Researcher
Start date: July 2023
Primary supervisor: Professor Vicky Tolfrey
Secondary supervisor(s): Dr Stuart McErlain-Naylor

After completing GCSEs and A-levels at Bedford Modern School, Lara completed an integrated MEng in Biomedical Engineering at Reading University.


Research Title: What it takes to Win in Wheelchair Racing. Unpicking the determinants of performance and enabling data driven performance decision making by using existing and emerging technologies?

External Activities

Rower at a national and international level.

4x BUCS champion, 12x BUCS medalist in various rowing events 2019-2023.

Henley Women’s Regatta Championship Lightweight Double Winner 2021.