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Eva Brockschmidt

Eva Brockschmidt

About Research


After graduating from University College London with an LLB Law (Hons), Eva completed an MSc in Psychology at the University of East London, followed by an MSc in Applied Sport Psychology, graduating with a Distinction. In addition, Eva also holds a post-graduate diploma in counselling psychology.

Her MSc project examined runners’ experiences of street harassment in London. Following the completion of her MSc, Eva commenced her PhD studentship in February 2021.


Research profile

PhD Title: Tales of Critical Incidents in the Mountains: A Narrative Approach

The focus of Eva’s PhD is on understanding the impact of critical incidents in the context of mountaineering using a narrative approach. Despite the inherently dangerous nature and high accidentality rate of the sport, there is currently little research to develop guidelines and resources aimed at supporting mountaineers who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic incident. This project aims to fill that gap.


  • Dr Ross Wadey
  • Dr Melissa Day
  • Dr Jade Salim


Brockschmidt, E. & Wadey, R. (2021). Runners’ Experiences of Street Harassment in London. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health.

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