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Department of Psychology

Kieran is a PhD student in the Consciousness and Cognition Laboratory, working under the supervision of Dr Tristan Bekinschtein. His research is primarily focused on neurological and behavioural changes, including fitness to drive, in patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) before and after treatment. His experiments are conducted at the Sleep Centre, Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, with guidance from the hospitals deputy medical director, Dr Ian Smith. Kieran's other lines of work include OSA service accessibility improvement, personality traits related to drowsiness resilience and the relationship between OSA and creativity.

Previously Kieran has studied for a BSc in Psychology at the University of Stirling, before working in the Sleep Centre at Royal Papworth Hospital on the EU horizon 2020 project Track and Know, and later for the Observational and Pragmatic Research Institute (OPRI) on the MAGNIFY trial, assessing if a technological adherence support package can improve COPD outcomes.

Kieran is a co-author of a paper published in the International Journal of Cartography, has published several conference abstracts, and has made an appearance on ITV’s Evening News to discuss his research as part of the programmes sleep series.

PhD student
Kieran Lee Photo

Contact Details

Consciousness and Cognition Laboratory
Department of Psychology
Downing Site
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