Rosie Daly

  • Doctoral Researcher
Start date: July 2021
Primary supervisor: Dr Christian Fullgrabe
Secondary supervisor(s): Dr Emma O'Donnell / Dr Laura Barrett

In 2016, Rosie graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a BSc (Hons) in Psychology and went on to complete an MSc in Psychological Well-being and Mental Health. Rosie then worked as a Research Assistant in Psychology, working on multiple projects across different topic areas including social anxiety interventions using virtual reality, interventions of crime, loneliness in older people during the COVID-19 pandemic, eye tracking and body image in transgender populations, and brain activity and visual attention in sports players.


Rosie’s PhD is funded by the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences and supervised by Drs. C. Füllgrabe (hearing science), L. Barrett and E. O’Donnell (vascular function and exercise physiology). During this PhD, Rosie will be investigating the existence and nature of the links between cardiovascular health and peripheral and central auditory processing abilities. The aim of this PhD is to establish if exercise interventions can improve auditory and cognitive functions and hearing-related quality of life.

Featured Publications

  • Premkumar, P., Heym, N., Brown, D.J., Battersby, S., Sumich, A.L., Huntington, B., Daly, R. and Zysk, E. (2021). Evaluating the effectiveness of self-guided virtual-reality exposure therapy for public-speaking anxiety. Frontiers in Psychiatry12, 1265.