NicolaByromDr Byrom (@nicolabyrom) is an academic psychologist working at Oxford University, where she combines teaching with research into risk and resilience for mental health difficulties. She founded Student Minds, the UK’s student mental health charity, in 2009 following her own experiences with mental health difficulties. After having difficulties as a teenager, she was surprised by how difficult it was to talk about mental health at University. Through her work with Student Minds, Nicola has been a passionate advocate for peer support, with the aim of building knowledge, skills and confidence in talking about mental health for all. Nicola In 2015 she received the Queen’s Young Leaders award, in recognition of her contributions to improving student mental health.