HCS Student Wins National Prize

Cecy Marden, who has just graduated with distinction from the MMedSci Clinical Communication Studies course in HCS, has been awarded the British Aphasiology Society essay prize for her work on aphasia therapy.Photo of Cecy Marden, HCS graduate 2018.

The British Aphasiology Society run an annual competition for the best student essay and over the past years Sheffield has been dominant.

We are thrilled to hear that Cecy has been awarded the prize for 2018. Cecy produced work of an outstanding academic standard but also showed great insight and awareness of people’s needs in her work.

Having graduated in October 2018 with distinction, Cecy is now working as a speech and language therapist in York with adults with acquired communication difficulties. Cecy’s essay was submitted for a module focusing on aphasia Intervention organised by Dr Ruth Herbert.