News

11th-13th October 2019

Sarita gave a pechakucha talk at The Lakes International Comic Art Festival to publicise her upcoming book “The  Science of Superheroes”.

Sarita appeared at the Wilderness 2019 event at Beaudesert Outdoor Activity centre, Cannock Wood, Rugeley, Staffordshire
WS15 4JJ on 4-6 October 2019. She gave a talk and ran escape room challenges.

Sarita appeared on Dave TV on 18/09/2019 as a survival expert on the TV show Comedians Giving Lectures. She judged Nish Kumar’s lecture ’10 Ways the World Could End’.

01/08/2019

Sarita appeared on the Channel 4 TV show Homes From Hell – Caught On Camera on 01/08/2019 as an advising psychologist.

24/07/2019

Sarita appeared on the Channel 4 TV show Holidays From Hell – Caught On Camera on 24/07/2019 as an advising psychologist.

04/07/2019

Sarita was quoted in the Times newspaper about the effect of excessive screen time on quality of sleep. The article is also available on  https://www.raconteur.net/healthcare/blue-light-sleep

03/06/2019

Sarita recorded an interview with ITV news for an item about the missing UK climbers on Nanda Devi in the Himalayas .

30/5/2019

Sarita took part in the recording of a new TV show for the Dave TV channel to be shown later this year.

24/05/2019 to 26/05/2019

Sarita appeared at the National Bushcraft Show,

Beehive Farm Woodland Lakes
Rosliston
Derbyshire
DE12 8HZ

where she gave talks on ‘Child Survivors’ and ‘Bushcraft and Wellbeing’.

16/05/2019

Sarita appeared on the Channel 4 TV show Roads From Hell – Caught On Camera on 16/05/2019 as an advising psychologist.

14/03/2019

Sarita gave a talk on the science of survival at the Bradford Science Museum Lates event.

04/01/2019

Sarita’s article on the effects of social isolation for theconversation.com was published here.

13/12/2018

Sarita’s exam revision tips were quoted in The Guardian newspaper.

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/dec/07/revision-tips-how-to-avoid-a-meltdown-in-the-exam-hall

16/11/2018

Sarita presented a talk (An investigation into the impact of individual differences on immersive learning environment preparedness training) at The 8th International Conference on Building Resilience (ICBR) at the University of Lisbon, Portugal.

12/10/2018

Sarita appeared as team captain for the DC team on the ‘Marvel Vs DC’ panel at the 6th Lakes International Comic Art Festival in Kendal.

06-07/10/2018

Sarita gave a talk on ‘How to survive the Zombie Apocalypse’ to over 200 people at the Wilderness 2018 event at Beaudesert Outdoor Activity Centre, Staffordshire, and also presented survival workshops and bushtucker challenges.

07/09/2018

Sarita was very pleased to be promoted to the position of Principal Lecturer in psychology at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston.

31/08/2018

Sarita gave a talk on the psychological benefits of outdoor activities for the Myplace organisation at Brockholes Nature reserve, Preston.

30/08/18

Sarita appeared on the Channel 4 TV show Flights From Hell 2 – Caught On Camera on 30/08/2018 as an advising psychologist.

21/08/18

Sarita appeared on BBC News and Sky News discussing how a British woman had survived 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea after falling from a cruise liner.

12/07/2018

Sarita appeared on the Channel 4 TV show Holidays From Hell Caught On Camera on 12/07/2018 as an advising psychologist.

11/07/2018

Sarita appeared on BBC Breakfast TV to discuss the successful rescue of the Thai schoolboys from the Tham Luang cave.

She also gave a radio interview with LBC (London) on the same subject.

09/07/2018

During the rescue of the 12 schoolboys from the Tham Luang cave in Thailand Sarita was contacted by the international media for her comments on their chances of survival.

Her article for theconversation.com about this appears here.

She appeared on TV news on BBC News channel (twice), Sky News (UK), News Asia, ABC News (Australia), CBC News (Canada), Global News (Canada), and Al-Jazeera Newshour.

She spoke on many radio shows including BBC World Service Newshour, BBC Radio 4 – The World Tonight, BBC Radio 4 – World At One, BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Lancashire, BBC Radio Cumbria, BBC Radio Stoke, Radio 5 Live.

22/05/2018

Sarita appeared on the Channel 4 TV show Trains From Hell Caught On Camera as an advising psychologist.

17/05/2018

Sarita appeared on the Channel 4 TV show Cruises From Hell Caught On Camera as an advising psychologist.