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Robyn Smith joined Brunel in April 2019 as a Doctoral Researcher in the College of Health and Life Sciences, after being awarded scholarships to study for her BA (Western University) and MSc  (University of Toronto) in Canada. Robyn's doctoral research is funded by the College of Health and Life Sciences Bursary and supervised by Prof. Louise Mansfield and Dr. Emma Wainwright.  Her research utilizes co-production and partnership approches to explore the wellbeing and leisure experiences of refugee and asylum-seeking youth in London. Robyn is community-based youth researcher and practitioner, who is passionate about promoting co-production research approaches.  Her research interests include race, ethnic, & diasporic studies in leisure; youth sport development, and refugee wellbeing.