Victoria Robins

BSc (Hons) Psychology (2013), MSc Health Psychology (2016), PGCert Provision for Children with Developmental Disorders (2015)

PhD Student


Victoria commenced her full-time PhD position in the group in July 2020. Her PhD is part of the CANcer SurVeillance And Support (CANVAS) project, funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research. Working under the supervision of Professor Galina Velikova, Dr Kate Absolom and Dr Sarah Gelcich, Victoria’s PhD project involves research around physical functioning after treatment for breast cancer, and the impact of age.

Victoria first joined the Patient Outcomes Group as a Visiting Research Assistant in March 2017 and became a Research Assistant in the group in December 2019. Victoria has been an Honorary Assistant Psychologist at the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, where she conducted a service evaluation of the Pain Management Programme. Victoria has also worked as a Research Executive for two private sector companies and a Teaching Assistant at a Specialist Inclusive Learning Centre for children with Special Educational Needs.

Victoria has graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from the University of Birmingham (2013), a MSc in Health Psychology from Sheffield Hallam University (2016) and a PGCert in Provision for Children with Developmental Disorders from the University of Leeds (2015).

Research Interests

Victoria’s main academic interests lie in clinical and health psychology.