Georgia Cook

Georgia is a Postdoctoral Researcher and Associate Lecturer based at Oxford Brookes University, UK. She holds a Masters and PhD in psychology with a main interest in sleep in children and families. Georgia’s Masters research dissertation and her PhD research both focused on the topic of sleep and her PhD was entitled ‘parental help-seeking behaviours and influences on child sleep’. 

Georgina Cook

Role within CASTLE:

Georgia has been involved in contributing to the development of the CASTLE online sleep intervention (COSI) and will be involved with the clinical trial through collecting and evaluating data related to the sleep outcomes of children and their families.  Listen to hear more about Georgia’s involvement here:

Other expertise:

Georgia also teaches on a number of undergraduate psychology modules at Oxford Brookes University.


  • PhD in Psychology (2018)
  • Masters in Psychology (2014)
  • BA (Hons) (2009)

Core expertise:

  • Research with children and young people
  • Sleep in children and families


Psychology and Sleep


  • Cook, G., Gringras, P., Hiscock, H., Pal, D. K., & Wiggs, L. (in press). A qualitative investigation into what parents want from an online behavioural sleep intervention for children with epilepsy. Frontiers in Psychology.
  • Wiggs, L., Cook, G., Hiscock, H., Pal, D. K., & Gringras, P. (in press). Development and evaluation of the CASTLE Trial Online Sleep Intervention (COSI) for parents of children with epilepsy, Frontiers in Psychology.
  • Cook, G., Appleton, J. V., & Wiggs, L. (2020). Parentally reported barriers to seeking help and advice for child sleep from healthcare professionals. Child: Care, Health and Development, 46(4), 513-521.

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