UCL Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care
Research Department of Behavioural Science and Health


Dr. Aradhna Kaushal

Dr. Aradhna Kaushal



1-19 Torrington Place
Department of Behavioural Science and Health


  • Research Associate
    Behavioural Science and Health
    Institute of Epidemiology & Health

Joined UCL


Award year Qualification Institution
2017 AFHEA
ATQ02 - Recognised by the HEA as an Associate Fellow
Academic studies in Higher Education
University College London

Aradhna Kaushal is a Research Associate in the Research Department of Behavioural Science and Health at UCL. She works in the Cancer Communication and Screening Group on projects for the Policy Research Unit in Cancer Awareness, Screening and Early Diagnosis. She has recently completed a PhD in Epidemiology and Public Health, and also holds an MSc in Psychiatric Research, and a BSc in Psychology and Neuroscience. Her research is primarily focused on promotinguptakeof cancer screening, understanding delays in presentation of cancer symptoms and interventions to increase cancer awareness. In her current role, she is testing interventions to increase uptake of bowel scope screening, and investigating how comorbid conditions may influence the interpretation of potential cancer symptoms and help-seeking from health professionals. She has previously worked on the recently developed cervical cancer screening information materials, testing interventions to increase breast cancer awareness, and observational studies on the nature and duration of symptoms for those diagnosed with cancer through emergency presentations.

Aradhna Kaushal