Current work and interests
Kateryna’s PhD will explore risky play in UK preschoolers and the ways it can improve young children’s health. She is supervised by Dr Kathryn Hesketh (MRC Epidemiology Unit) and Dr Paul Ramchandani (Faculty of Education). This PhD project is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
Background and experience
Prior to joining the unit, Kateryna completed an MPhil in Population Health Sciences at the University of Cambridge. Her thesis investigated the association between parental perspectives of risk and risky play among young children in the UK. Additionally, Kateryna holds an MA in Early Years Education from University College London and has extensive professional experience as an early childhood researcher and practitioner within various preschools in the UK, Colombia and Ukraine.