PhD student and teacher
Dr Lenira Semedo is a part-time PhD student in the Faculty of Life Sciences and Education in the University of South Wales. She has a background in Health Psychology and her research is focused on investigating illness severity in individuals suffering with Pernicious Anaemia. Dr Semedo teaches undergraduate students in the School of Psychology always aiming to enhance the student experience and reflecting on practice and teaching development. She has also contributed to various research projects within the school. Dr Semedo also works with older adults with learning disabilities, providing physical and emotional support and helping to promote well-being and independence among service users. She enjoys travelling, reading and writing children stories.