Hayley graduated with an M.A. (hons.) degree in Psychology from the University of St Andrews in 2015, and stayed on to complete an M.Res. in Psychology, graduating in 2016. Hayley’s research at St Andrews focused on socioaffective behaviour in rats. In 2016, Hayley became a Research Technician at the University of Sussex, where she contributed to research on the neuronal substrates of appetitive conditioning in the prefrontal cortex.
Hayley joined the Dupret Group in October 2017 as a BBSRC-funded Research Technician to support research into neuronal dynamics in the hippocampus, using a combination of behavioural, electrophysiological and optogenetic techniques.