Dr Gozde Ozakinci is senior lecturer in health psychology at the University of St Andrews. Her main research expertise are around issues that affect cancer survivors from changing health behaviours to prevent cancer in the future, to emotional management of cancer recurrence threat. She works in multidisciplinary teams to develop novel and effective interventions to address these issues. She is the Associate Director of Social Dimensions of Health Institute. She teaches on the Masters of Health Psychology course at the School of Medicine, St Andrews. She also is a member of two study groups at the National Cancer Research Institute (intervention development and behaviour change).