Dr Rachel Hallett

School: Centre for Health and Social Care Research

Job Title: Researcher



Rachel is an interdisciplinarian with research degrees in music and psychology, as well as having worked as a fitness instructor. She draws on all three areas in her research.

Academic and professional qualifications

  • PhD, Psychology, Keele University
  • BA(Hons), Open (Sports and Exercise Psychology, Music Technology, Human Biology, Sociology, Philosophy of Mind), The Open University
  • MSc, Psychology, Keele University
  • BSc(Hons), Psychology, The Open University
  • PhD, Music, University of Leeds
  • BA(Hons), Music, University of Huddersfield

Professional experience

  • 2015 - 2016
    Research Associate, HÃ¥be Consulting (mentoring scheme specialists)
  • 2012 - 2015
    Editorial Assistant, Psychology of Music (peer-reviewed journal)
  • 2007 - 2011
    Personal Trainer, Self-employed
  • 2006 - 2011
    Gym instructor, class instructor and personal trainer, Commercial and local authority gyms

Professional registration and membership

  • Graduate Member, British Psychological Society

Research interests

psychology; health behaviours; music; health psychology; music psychology; exercise; fitness; wellbeing; mentoring


Mentoring consultancy: scheme design, mentor and mentee recruitment, training provision, matching, scheme management and evaluation.


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Smith, Katherine H, Hallett, Rachel Justine, Wilkinson-Smith, Victoria, Neild, Penny Jane, Brooks, Alenka J, Lockett, Melanie Jane, Thomas-Gibson, Siwan, Eaden, Jayne Alison and Edwards, Cathryn (2018) Results of the British Society of Gastroenterology supporting women in gastroenterology mentoring scheme pilot. Frontline Gastroenterology, ISSN (print) 2041-4137 (Epub Ahead of Print)

Hallett, Rachel and Lamont, Alexandra (2017) Music use in exercise : a questionnaire study. Media Psychology, 20(4), pp. 658-684. ISSN (print) 1521-3269

Hallett, Rachel and Lamont, Alexandra (2016) Evaluation of a motivational pre-exercise music intervention. Journal of Health Psychology, ISSN (print) 1359-1053 (Epub Ahead of Print)

Hallett, Rachel and Lamont, Alexandra (2015) How do gym members engage with music during exercise? Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 7(3), pp. 411-427. ISSN (print) 2159-676X

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