Dr. Yulia Shenderovich is a Senior Lecturer at Cardiff University, based at the Wolfson Centre for Young People's Mental Health and DECIPHer (Centre for Development, Evaluation, Complexity and Implementation in Public Health Improvement) within the School of Social Sciences. Dr. Shenderovich’s research focuses on issues related to youth mental health and violence affecting young people, and how families and schools can enable young people to thrive.
Dr. Shenderovich is Methods and Open Science Lead at the Wolfson Centre for Young People’s Mental Health. Dr. Shenderovich has managed four large school- and community-based randomised and quasi-experimental impact evaluations of education and family programmes in the UK and South Africa. She has also conducted research in Bulgaria,Belarus, and Tanzania. She is a co-PI responsible for implementation research in the Scale-Up of Parenting Evaluation Research Study within the Accelerating Achievement for Africa’s Adolescents Hub. Dr. Shenderovich co-leads the Global Implementation Society as one of the Directors. She serves on the Technical Advisory Group for UNICEF Adolescent Mental Health Tools and the Technical Working Group on Adolescent Health and Well-Being hosted by the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health and the World Health Organization.